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Naval officer

John Allen Mason, American naval officer. Decorated Meritorious Service medal, Navy Commendation medal, Navy Achievement medal, Humanitarian Service medal, National Defense Service medal.

Background

Mason, John Allen was born on December 28, 1939 in Pensacola, Florida, United States. Son of Clarke and Helen Gertrude (Eagerton) Mason.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Florida State University, 1962. Commissioned ensign United States Navy, 1962, advanced through grades to captain, 1983. Commanding officer United States Naval Facility, Bermuda, 1970-1972.

Operations officer Patrol Squadron 16, Jacksonville, Florida, 1974-1977. Commanding officer Patrol Squadron 6, Barbers Point, Hawaii, 1979-1980. Chief staff officer Patrol Wing 5, Brunswick, Maine, 1980-1982.

Commanding officer Air Test and Evaluation Squadron 1, Patuxent River, Maryland, 1982-1984. Director test and evaluation division Department Navy, Washington, since 1984, major shore command, since 1985.

Career

Officer United States Naval Facility, Bermuda, 1970-1972. Officer Patrol Squadron 6, Barbers Point, Hawaii, 1979-1980. Chief staff officer Patrol Wing 5, Brunswick, Maine, 1980-1982.

Officer Air Test and Evaluation Squadron 1, Patuxent River, Maryland, 1982-1984.

Connections

Married Martha Ann Kirby, October 9, 1970. Children– Karen Ann, Charles Allen, Heather, Monica.

father:
Clarke Mason

mother:
Helen Gertrude (Eagerton) Mason

spouse:
Martha Ann Kirby

children:
Monica Mason

Karen Ann Mason

Charles Allen Mason

Heather Mason