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John D. Bulkeley

Vice Admiral John Duncan Bulkeley (1911–1996) was a United States Navy officer who received the Medal of Honor for his leadership of Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron Three in the Pacific Theatre during World War II. He also piloted the boat that evacuated Douglas MacArthur from the Philippines during the Battle of Corregidor, and he fought in the invasion of Normandy as well. Bulkeley retired from the Navy in 1988, after 55 years of service.

Photo credit: Robert Lucier, USN

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