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Board Member: CAPT Reynolds Beckwith

CAPT Reynolds Beckwith, USN (Ret)

Service dates: September, 1943 to September, 1975

Highest rank: Captain

Education: Graduated USNA, 1949, USNPGS, MSEE (1953-1956) and Armed Forces Staff College

Aircraft flown:

P4Y-2, P2V-3, SP-2H, SNB, SH-3A/D, H-34, UH-1B (gunship) Squadrons: VP-871/VP-19, VX-l, VP-24, HS-7, HS-10, HA(L)-3

Commands: CO/XO HS-7, CO HS-10, CO HA(L)-3

Served in Korean and Vietnam Wars;

as Director, Air Division, OP-95; Operations Officer on USS Princeton (LPH-7)

Awards: Legion of Merit (V), DFC, Air Medals, Vietnamese Navy DSO, Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry

Reynolds, Winters with us residing in Palm Beach Shores, and in the Summer returns to Vienna, VA where he continues his after Navy career as a director of Objective Interface Systems, Inc., a company which he cofounded.

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Flying the right seat of a P4Y-2, Privateer, with VP 871 somewhere in Korea, Circa 1951.

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Reynolds, in 1975