Wesley L. McDonald (July 6, 1924 – February 8, 2009) was a United States Navy admiral and naval aviator. He led the first air strike against North Vietnam after the Gulf of Tonkin incident and was the commander in charge of Operation Urgent Fury, the invasion of Grenada to rescue American citizens.

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  • Wesley L. McDonald (July 6, 1924 – February 8, 2009) was a United States Navy admiral and naval aviator. He led the first air strike against North Vietnam after the Gulf of Tonkin incident and was the commander in charge of Operation Urgent Fury, the invasion of Grenada to rescue American citizens. (en)
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  • U.S. Second Fleet
  • Attack Squadron VA-56
  • Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic(1982-1985)
  • U.S. Atlantic Command(1982-1985)
  • U.S. Atlantic Fleet(1982-1985)
  • USS Coral Sea(1970-1971)
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  • Official United States Navy photographic portrait of McDonald.
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  • Wesley L. McDonald (July 6, 1924 – February 8, 2009) was a United States Navy admiral and naval aviator. He led the first air strike against North Vietnam after the Gulf of Tonkin incident and was the commander in charge of Operation Urgent Fury, the invasion of Grenada to rescue American citizens. (en)
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