He began his military service in 1938 and he retired as a commander in 1962.
A Navy pilot, Campbell received 17 ribbons and medals. Among them is the Navy Cross and a Presidential Citation. He flew missions off the USS Yorktown, USS Saratoga and the USS Enterprise against the Japanese in the Pacific. In 1941, he joined the USS Saratoga Bombing Squadron 3, and after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, he participated in battles throughout the South Pacific.
He joined the USS Hornet for the Doolittle Raid in 1942, the air raid by the United States on the Japanese.
He earned the Navy Cross for his participation in the Air Battle of Midway in June 1942. He was involved in numerous battles during World War II, including Guadalcanal. He was never wounded.
Campbell is survived by his wife, Elizabeth.
He sure got around in the early parts of WWII, when things were really hairy to say the least.
As is it, It sounds to me that God needed another Good Man up there, Good Luck Sir!