Entry Date: 57

Exit Date: 59


Status: K

“CDR Perry R. Winn Jr. U.S.Navy (Ret). I grew up North of Kansas City, MO Graduated from the University of Missouri in 1956. I join the Navy June 6, 1952 at Naval Air Reserve, NAS, Olathe, KS. I was stationed at VP-21 from 1957 to1959. During my assignment to VP-21 some of my job in addition to flying included; Classified Material Control Officer and Air Frames Division Officer

Memorable events during that period included; deployed to Malta during the Lebanese Crisis and then moved to Adana, Turkey, as Tactical Coordinator/Navigator on Crew 5, with Tim Healey as PPC. And Crew 5’s attendance at the NATO Antisubmarine School in Londenderry, Northern Ireland

My career assignments were:

1952-1956 Ready Reserve, NAS Olathe, KS
1956 -AOC Pensacola

1957-1959 – VP- 21

1959-1961 – CINCUSNAVEUR – Communications Officer

(I married in 1961 while stationed in England)
1962-1964 – NAS Norfolk – Personnel Officer
1964 – 1965 – VP-56 – Admin Officer

1965- 1967 – NATC Patuxent River, MD (Project TRIM)
1968 – VAH21- Camh Rahn Bay, Vietnam

1969 -1971- Commanding Officer, NAVFAC Antigua, West Indies
1972 – 1973 – Commanding Officer, Recruiting District Cleveland, OH
1974 -1977 – CINCPACTFLT, Fleet Admin Officer

Commanding Officer, Headquarters Support Activity
1977 – Retired September 1, 1977 with 25 years of service.

After retiring from the Navy, I worked in Kansas City for The Gas Service Company and Western Resources for 13 years and also as a Real Estate Salesman and Broker

My family includes my wife Pamela (married 52 years), 2 children and 5 grandchildren