Rear Admiral, USN (Ret.)
Earned Wings in 1960;
Served in various ships and squadrons;
Attended Naval Postgraduate School;
Served on Navy Staff;
Attended Navy & Nat’l War Colleges 1960-77;
Commanded VP-40 1975;
Served in Office of SecDef 1977;
Served in Office of Chairman JCS 1980;
Commanded Naval Station Keflavik 1982;
Dep. Dir. Defense Mapping Agency;
Commander Iceland Defense Force 1986;
Defense & Naval Attache in China 1990;
Consultant on East Asia security affairs 1992-present.
Married for 51 years to Marshall Marie Phillips McVadon of Baton Rouge, 5 children, 7 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren. Live in Great Falls, Virginia, near Washington.