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Roger Thomas McNamara, American lawyer. Bar: Virginia 1974, United States Court Military Appeals 1974, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1986, United States Court Appeals (3d circuit) 1985, United States Supreme Court 1986. Decorated Distinguished Flying Cross, Air medal with 12 oak leaf clusters, Meritorious Service medal, Air Force Commendation medal with 3 oak leaf clusters, Presidential Service Badge White House.


McNamara, Roger Thomas was born on February 13, 1939 in Baltimore. Son of Leonard Thomas and Regina Anne (Besche) McNamara.


Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1962. Juris Doctor with honors, George Washington University, 1973. Master of Laws in Labor Law, Georgetown University, 1980.


Commissioned Second lieutenant United States Air Force, 1968. Advance through grades to major, 1977. Retired, 1983; attorney United States Air Force, 1974—1983.

Deputy counsel United States Department Navy, Washington, 1983—1985. Counsel office civilian personnel management United States Navy, 1985—1986. Assistant general counsel, since 1987.

Colonel United States Air Force Reserve.


Member of Federal Bar Association, Virginia Bar Association.


Married Sara Jane Jones, September 5, 1975.