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Adapted from "Lieutenant Commander Bruce McCandless II, United States Navy" [biography, dated 23 March 1967] in Modern Officer Biographies Collection, Naval History and Heritage Command Archives, Washington Navy Yard.

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Bruce McCandless, II

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23 March 1967

LIEUTENANT COMMANDER BRUCE MCCANDLESS, II, U. S. NAVY
TRANSCRIPT OF NAVAL SERVICE

08 JUN 1937- Born in Boston, Massachusetts
28 JUN 1954- Midshipman, U. S. Naval Academy
04 JUN 1958- Ensign
04 DEC 1959- Lieutenant (Junior Grade)
01 JUN 1962- Lieutenant
01 NOV 1966- Lieutenant Commander

SHIPS AND STATIONS                                                                                    
NAS, Pensacola, FLA. (Student)- JUN 1958 to SEP 1959
NAAS, Kingsville, Tex. (Instrn)- SEP 1959 to MAR 1960
NATTC, Memphis, Tenn. (Instrn)- MAR 1960 to JUL 1960
Attack Squadron 43 (Instrn)- JUL 1960 to AUG 1960
Fighter Squadron 101 (Replacement Pilot)- AUG 1960 to DEC 1960
Fighter Squadron 102 (Electronics Branch Off./Nav.)- DEC 1960 to JAN 1964
Attack Squadron 43 (Flight Off.)- JAN 1964 to JUN 1964
NROTC Unit, Stanford University, Stanford, Calif. (Student)- JUN 1964 to JUN 1966
NASA Manned Spacecraft Center, Houston, Tex. (Astronaut)- JUN 1966 to TO DATE

MEDALS AND AWARDS

National Defense Service Medal

PERSONAL DATA

Father: RADM Bruce McCandless, USN (Ret)
Schools or Colleges Attended: Stanford University, Stanford, Calif. (MS)

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Published: Wed Nov 16 10:43:56 EST 2016