|Birth: ||Nov. 4, 1923, USA|
|Death: ||Mar. 29, 2007|
Captain Arthur Harper Barie, USN (Ret)
Palm Desert, CA.
He was selected at age 17 by the Naval Aviation Preparatory Program for training as a Flying Midshipman. He reported to NAS Pensacola for flight training and
was assigned to VF-681, a Naval Reserve squadron, in 1952. He returned to active duty in 1956, and assumed command of VA-35 in August 1966, and led the squadron during their first Southeast Asia combat tour. Capt. Barie later commanded VA-42, and in 1973, served as C.O, NAS Whidbey Island, before duty as Chief of
Staff, ComMATVAQWingPAC. He retired in 1978.
His decorations include: the Silver Star Medal; Bronze Star Medal; Distinguished Flying Cross with three Gold Stars; Air Medal with two Gold Stars and the Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross.
He passed away March 29, 2007, and is survived by his wife of 50 years, Pogo, his children Viki, Tania, and Art, Jr.
CAPT US NAVY
Note: Information obtained from National VA Cemetery Listings
Midway Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Created by: Dan Arnes
Record added: Feb 12, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 105077802
Rest in Peace Captain Barie|
Added: Feb. 12, 2013