Kent Liston Lee (July 28, 1923 – August 11, 2017) was a Vice Admiral of the United States Navy. The 36-year veteran of the Navy saw combat in World War II and commanded the aircraft carrier Enterprise (CVN-65) during the Vietnam War. He was best known for his work in driving the development and procurement of the F/A-18 Hornet.
VADM Lee while Commanding Officer of the U.S.S. Enterprise (CVN-65)
|Birth name||Kent Liston Lee|
|Born||July 28, 1923|
Florence County, South Carolina, U.S.
|Died||August 11, 2017 (aged 94)|
Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S.
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Navy|
|Commands held||Attack Squadron 46|
Carrier Air Wing Six
USS Alamo (LSD-33)
USS Enterprise (CVN-65)
Naval Air Systems Command
|Battles/wars||World War II|