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ADM JAMES S. RUSSELL, USN
FLIGHT LOG ID: 493


Service Date In: 06/01/1926
Service Date Out: 06/01/1968
Date of Birth: 03/22/1903
Aviation Designation: Naval Aviator#3495
State/College: US Naval Academy
City, State: Tacoma, WA

Highest Personal Decoration or Award

Dist Service Medal-2

Theaters/Campaigns

Aleutians, Okinawa

Aircraft

O2U-1,3
FU-1
F4B-4
F2F-1
PBY-5A

Ship/Units/Deployments

USS Bairoko, CO
USS Coral Sea, CO
VCNO

Associations/Service Organizations

Tailhook Assn
Navy League
Assn of Nav Aviation
Air Force Assn
Assn of U.S. Army

Significant Achievements

Carrier qualified on USS Langley (CV-1). Estimate 500-600 traps and 8000 flight hours. Served as Vice Chief of Naval Operations.
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