Top Navy admiral later probed the Iran hostage mission

“The idea of living a life of service was something he got from his mother and father, and from the parochial school he went to. We all need to lead a life that is focused on a bigger good than on our own interests — that was very important to him.” Jane Holloway, speaking about her late father, Adm. James L. Holloway III, a decorated naval aviator who fought in three wars and served as chief of naval operations under three presidents

ADM. JAMES L. HOLLOWAY III, 97 BY HARRISON SMITH harrison.smith@washpost.com
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James L. Holloway III, a retired Navy admiral and decorated aviator who fought in three wars, served as chief of naval operations under three presidents and led an investigation into the disastrous 1980 mission to rescue American hostages in Iran, died...

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