National Flight Log Entry
RADM ROBERT "Rupe" S. OWENS, USN
|Service Date In:||11/17/1955|
|Service Date Out:||11/30/1985|
|Date of Birth:||08/13/1935|
|Aviation Designation:||Naval Aviator|
|State/College:||Auburn/USN Postgraduate School|
|City, State:||Fairfax, VA
Highest Personal Decoration or AwardLegion of Merit
AircraftA-6 all models
Ship/Units/DeploymentsCommander, Carrier Group Two
USS Midway (CV-41) C.O.
Associations/Service OrganizationsGolden Eagles
Association of Naval Aviation
Significant AchievementsCompleted 4 combat tours Vietnam. Senator Henry M. Jackson Intruder Award for Leadership. 1 of 10 pilots selected to start A-6 Rag. All Fleet Commands(CV-41, VA-145 and AFS-4) received Battle Es during my command tours. Executed Operation Urgent Fury Grenada.