Garrow Retires From Newport News

Jack A. Garrow, vice president of public relations at Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS), announced his retirement from the shipyard, effective Aug. 31.

He joined the yard in 1986 after 31 years in the Navy.

In accepting Mr. Garrow's retirement, Pat Phillips, president and CEO of NNS, said, "He has done a great job for the shipyard and we will miss him." Mr. Garrow graduated the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. in 1955. After gradu ation he served for 31 years as a public affairs specialist in Europe, the Far East and both coasts of the U.S. He was chief of information for NATO in Southern Europe, and ended his career in the Navy as its chief of information in Washington with the rank of rear admiral.

Among his Navy awards are the Distinguished Service Medal, the Joint Meritorious Service Medal, the Joint Service Commendation Medal and the Navy Commendation Medal with Combat V.

Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 42,  Sep 1994

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