CLG-5: Naval Gunfire Support


James Basil Godwin, III, RADM (ret) As a Midshipman 1St Class I was deployed to Yokosuka Japan embarked in USS Oklahoma City (CLG – 5). We spent the summer onboard during combat operations in support of Combat Operations ashore. We provided gunfire support to troops in contact. I stood combat watches during these shore bombardments. […]

CLG-5: Naval Gunfire Support2019-09-24T16:11:42-05:00

James B. Godwin, III


Personal Data James B. Godwin III, RADM USN (Ret) Tulane Naval ROTC Class of 1973 BS Civil Engineering at Tulane University MBA at George Mason University Commissioned May 1973 Historical Events Desert Storm Assignments / Engagements Rear Admiral Godwin's initial tours included numerous fleet assignments with VA-147, VA-122 and Air Wing 9 flying the A-7 Corsair II and VFA-125 and VFA-25 flying the F/A-18 Hornet. From March 1991 until June 1992 he served as a Commanding Officer of Strike Fighter Squadron 192 (VFA-192) while embarked in USS Midway (CV-41) and USS Independence (CV-62). As a combat veteran during his [...]

James B. Godwin, III2022-06-27T12:37:55-05:00

James B. Godwin, III – Class of 1973


RADM James B. Godwin, III., USN (Ret.) Rear Admiral (retired) James Basil Godwin Ill transitioned from the United States Navy in 2006 after 33 years of service, which included extensive experience in critical program and fiscal management, systems integration, problem solving and successful program delivery in the Defense domain. Rear Admiral Godwin is a decorated Naval Aviator with fleet assignments in both the A-7 Corsair II and the F/A-18 Hornet with more than 4500 flight hours embarked in numerous Carrier Air Wings and Carrier Strike Groups. He joined PricewaterhouseCoopers in Oct 2014. He served as the Senior Vice [...]

James B. Godwin, III – Class of 19732019-02-10T21:02:22-06:00
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