George E. R. Kinnear II

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George E. R. Kinnear II
Born(1928-01-12)January 12, 1928
Mounds, Oklahoma
DiedAugust 9, 2015(2015-08-09) (aged 87)
York Harbor, Maine
AllegianceUnited States of America
Service/branchUnited States Navy
Years of service1945–1982
Rank Admiral
Commands heldVFA-106 (1963-64), CVW-2 (1966-1968), CVW-1 (1974-1975), U.S. Military Representative - NATO Military Committee (1981-1982).
AwardsDistinguished Service Medal w/. gold star (two awards), Legion of Merit w/. 3 gold stars and Combat "V" (four awards), Distinguished Flying Cross w/. 3 gold stars (four awards), Air Medal w/. 3 silver stars (sixteen awards), Navy Commendation Medal w/ 4 gold stars (five awards).
Other workVice President - Grumman Aerospace (1982-1988), Executive Vice President - University of New Hampshire (1988-1992), Vice-Chairman and CEO - New England Digital Corporation (1992).

George E. R. "Gus" Kinnear II (January 12, 1928 – August 9, 2015) was an American four star admiral in the United States Navy. He served as U.S. Military Representative, NATO Military Committee from 1981 to 1982. He was born in Mounds, Oklahoma.[1] He attended George Washington University and Stanford University.

Kinnear died in York Harbor, Maine at the age of 87.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Baumgardner, Randy W. (1928-01-12). The Tailhook Association. Turner Publishing Company. ISBN 978-1-56311-403-8. Retrieved 2012-08-03.
  2. "In Memory of Admiral George E.R. Kinnear II -- Lucas & Eaton Funeral Home, York, ME". Archived from the original on 2015-08-24. Retrieved 2015-08-16.