Kevin M. Donegan
Kevin M. Donegan (born 1958) is a former United States Navy vice admiral. He last served as the commander of the United States Fifth Fleet from September 3, 2015 to September 2017. Earlier in his career, Donegan was a United States Naval Aviator and had various command roles within both operating forces and the shore establishment. He retired from the Navy on August 1, 2018.
Donegan received a Bachelor of Science in aerospace engineering from the University of Virginia in 1980. He also attended United States Naval Test Pilot School, where he graduated as the outstanding student, the United States Navy Strike Fighter Tactics Instructor program, United States Navy Nuclear Power School, the USAF Air Command and Staff College, the Joint Forces Staff College, and Harvard Kennedy School of Government's Executive Education Program in National and International Security.
Donegan presided over the capture of 10 U.S. Navy sailors by Iran's revolutionary guards on January 12, 2016. These sailors were released in 15 hours without incident.
Awards and decorations
|Naval Aviator insignia|
|Joint Staff Identification Badge|
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- "Rear Adm. Kevin Donegan Nominated for Third Star, Command of 5th Fleet". USNI News. Retrieved 2016-01-16.
- "Navy.mil Leadership Biographies". www.navy.mil. Retrieved 2016-01-16.
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