Salisbury Sound (AV 13) - Naval Cruise Book

 - Class of 1959

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Salisbury Sound (AV 13) - Naval Cruise Book online yearbook collection, 1959 Edition, Page 9
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Commander Leary, a native of New York City, graduated from Fordam University in 194O and was accepted for NROTC training at Northwestern University. He was commissioned in April 1941, and began his Naval career as Q "black shoe" by serving aboard the USS COLORADO as Third Division Officer. ln December 1942, he received orders to fiight training at Pensacola, and in September 1943 received his wings, and orders to the Aleutian Theater, where he fiew patrols in PBY's. After WWII, he was assigned as an instructor at the NROTC Unit at Cornell University where he met his future wife. ln October 1948, they were married and are now residing in San Mateo, Calif. Commander Leary has served with the Bureau of Ordnance, Fleet Air Wing FOURTEEN, Air Transport Squadron EIGHT and as Commanding Officer of Patrol Squadron FORTY-SIX. Prior to reporting to the "Sally" he was assigned to the Patrol Design Branch ofthe Bureau of Aeronautics in Washington, D.C. ....,.......- -f-,'.............--,-....--Q-..,-,.-. L., N... . 3 , . e: A . COMMANDER W.J. LEARY, USN AND OUR "EXECS" 'Quai' X' CAPTAIN E.W. BERGSTROM Captain Bergstrom served as Excecutive Officer onthe USS SALISBURY SOUND from 18 April 1958 until the 1st of Febuary 1959. "Commander Bergstrom" as we know him was selected for Captain and was detached as XO of the "Sally" and ordered to the office of Chief of Naval Operations. His Naval career began in 1939 following graduation from the University of Minnesota. He was accepted for Naval Flight Training and reported to Pensacola, Florida and upon graduating received his wings and commission as Ensign. Most of Captain Bergstroms' World War ll service was in patrol squadrons operating from the Philippines and Aleutians. His heroic efforts during the early part of the war won him the Distinguished Flying Cross. Prior to reporting aboard the "Sally" he served as Navigator aboard the USS SOLOMON, Executive Officer and Assistant Professor of Naval Science and Tactics, NROTC Unit, University of Utah. lt was during this latter tour of duty that his wife presented him with twins4Tommy and Bobby. He and Mrs. Bergstrom, the twins, and two daughters, Chris and Susan, are now residing in Annapolis, Virginia. lt was with sincere regret that that the "Sally " saw "Commander Bergstrom " leave as Exec and assume his new duties in Washington, D.C.

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