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consultant , Naval officer , writer

Robert Jack Hanks, American Writer, consultant, former naval officer. Decorated Legion of Merit (2), Bronze Star; research fellow Center International Affairs, Harvard University, 1970-1971. Member of the United States Naval Institute (life, Silver medal essay contest 1968, 80, Bronze medal 1969, Gold medal 1970, 79), Army and Navy Club (president 1990-1991).

Background

Hanks, Robert Jack was born on June 28, 1923 in Marysvale, Utah, United States. Son of Arthur Edward and Katherine Peggy (Winters) Hanks.

Education

Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1945.

Career

Commissioned ensign, United States Navy, 1945;advanced through grades to rear admiral, United States Navy, 1972;service at sea, Pacific and Persian Gulf, Bahrainservice at sea, also Indian Ocean areacommander, Middle East Force, 1972-1975;director security assistance division, Navy Department, 1975-1976;director strategic plans and policy division, Navy Department, 1976-1977;retired, 1977;freelance writer, consultant, since 1977.

Works

Membership

Member of the United States Naval Institute (life, Silver medal essay contest 1968, 80, Bronze medal 1969, Gold medal 1970, 79), Army and Navy Club (president 1990-1991).

Connections

Married Doris Louise Hanks, November 27, 1946. Children: Linda Lou, Karen Sue.

father:
Arthur Edward Hanks

mother:
Katherine Peggy (Winters) Hanks

spouse:
Doris Louise Hanks

children:
Linda Lou Hanks

Karen Sue Hanks