Adm. Stan Arthur, USN (Ret.) and Capt. J. Talbot Manvel, USN (Ret.)

Adm. Stan Arthur (Ret.) was the Vice Chief of Naval Operations. During the Vietnam War he flew more than 500 combat missions. Later he commanded U.S. Central Command’s Naval Task Force in Operation Desert Storm, the largest U.S. naval force amassed since World War II.

Capt. Manvel, USN (Ret.) was an engineering duty officer on aircraft carriers.  He served on three, last as Chief Engineer on USS America (CV-66) during Desert Storm, led the development of the Incremental maintenance plan for the Nimitz class, and was the first program manager for the CVN(X), now the Ford class.  

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