| United States|
| James Irwin|
| June 7, 1929 (age 86)
Des Moines, Iowa, U.S. (1929-06-07) |
United States Coast Guard
Vice Commandant of the United States Coast Guard
James C. Irwin Wikipedia
James Clarence Irwin (born June 7, 1929) is a retired vice admiral in the United States Coast Guard who served as Vice Commandant from 1986 to 1988. He had been commander of the 5th Coast Guard District and Chief of the Office of Reserve at Headquarters, Coast Guard. After his term as vice commandant, he served as Commander, Joint Task Force FOUR (a predecessor agency to Joint Interagency Task Force South)and Coast Guard Atlantic Area (appointed 1989) and U.S. Maritime Defense Zone Atlantic (from 1988 to 1989). Irwin was born in Des Moines, Iowa, and is married to La Verne Marie Grapski.