Rich Keenan

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My First Flight in HS-6 - April 13, 1966 – Jim Petrovich - BuNo. 152106

My Last Flight in HS-6 - April 25, 1969 – Bob Gustaveson – BuNo. 152106

HS-6 Tour - April 1966 to April 1969

1966 USS Kearsarge Cruisebook photo 1967-8 USS Kearsarge Cruisebook photo, L-R: Frejosky, Mike Jones, Rich Keenan (in cap), Walt Fiorentini Rich at our 2009 Reunion
     
  1967-8 WESTPAC - Skipper Al Fox (L) and Rich pin on Bill Medley's railroad tracks  
Paul Thorpe on the top bunk. L-R at bottom: Don Sanborn, Rich, Ollie Donelan and Eric Peterson Christmas 1967, L-R: Dave Weighton, Mike Tierney, Elyse and Rick Grant, Jim Rooney, Rich, Dave Grossglass and Vern Von Sydow enjoy Christmas dinner at Sasebo O Club

My Navy Career

Training Command

Student

6/64 - 2/65

HS-10

Student

3/65 - 4/66

 

As a LT(jg) in  December 1965

(US Navy Photo)

HS-6

Pilot

4/66 - 4/69

HT-8

Instructor

5/69 - 4/70

 

 

 As a LT in June 1969

(US Navy Photo)

FITC

Instructor

4/70 - 4/71

HA(L)-3

Pilot/Asst Ops

7/71 - 4/72

DIS/FSI

Student

6/72 - 6/74

Brazil

Asst Naval Attaché

6/74 - 7/77

HS-1

Ops Officer

8/77 - 7/79

CNSL

Air Officer

8/79 - 3/81

VT-6

XO/CO

7/81 - 7/83

USS Guam (LPH-9)

Air Officer

9/83 - 1/86

FASO

Ops/XO

10/86 - 4/89

STIC

Air Dept Head

4/89 - 4/91

Retired

 

5/31/1991

 

Current Status 

After retirement, I worked for a short time with a mortgage broker, then eleven years as vice-president of a non-profit social work agency. I’m fully retired since June, 2004. Ann and I live in Virginia Beach and have three children and four grandchildren.

 

Rich and Ann - 2007

Updated: 08/23/14