John Madison Hoskins Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, June 1921.
Commissioned ensign United States Navy, 1921, advanced through grades to rear admiral, December 31, 1946. Participated in Second Battle of Philippine Sea. Lost right foot in action.
Hospitalized, October 1944-July 1945. Later restored to active duty. Commanded United States Ship Princeton, 1945-1946.
Commanded Carrier Division 3, United States Ship Valley Forge (flagship), March-December 1950. Participated in Korean campaign, 1950. Commanded Pacific Division of Military Air Transport Services, 1951-1954.
Later commander Fleet Air Quonset, Quonset Point, Rhode Island. President Naval Examining Board, Physical Disability Board, Washington, from 1957. Retired with rank vice admiral.
Director declassification policy Office Assistant Secretary Defense, since 1958.
There is a large range of issues where Church should interact with politics in such areas as poverty and inequality, environmental issues, nuclear and chemical weapons and the harm caused by use of drugs and drinking.
Clubs: Army and Navy, Army-Navy Country (Washington).
Married Sue Waters, October 13, 1928. Children: John M., Renfro W., Mary Sue.