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Jonathan Howe

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Years of service  1957 - 1992
Books  Multicrises
Name  Jonathan Howe
Rank  Admiral

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Born  August 24, 1935 (age 80) San Diego, California, U.S. (1935-08-24)
Allegiance  United States of America
Awards  Defense Distinguished Service Medal (6) Navy Distinguished Service Medal (2) Legion of Merit Defense Superior Service Medal National Security Medal
Education  United States Naval Academy
Commands held  Destroyer squadron, United States Naval Forces Europe, Allied Joint Force Command Naples
Other work  Somalia, President of the United States, The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations

Service/branch  United States Navy

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Jonathan Trumbull Howe (born August 24, 1935) is a retired four-star United States Navy Admiral, and was the Special Representative for Somalia to United Nations Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali from March 9, 1993, succeeding Ismat Kittani from Iraq, until his resignation in February 1994. Howe was also the former Deputy National Security Advisor in the first Bush Administration. He currently is Executive Director of The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations. Howe is a 1957 graduate of the United States Naval Academy, and earned M.A., M.A.L.D. (Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy), and Ph.D. degrees from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University from 1968-1969. He retired from the United States Navy in 1992.


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Howe's Naval commands include the USS Berkeley (DDG-15) (1974–1975), Destroyer Squadron 31 (1977–1978), and Cruiser-Destroyer Group Three (1984–1986). His other assignments include Military Assistant to the Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs (1969–1974), Assistant to the Vice President for National Security Affairs (1975–1977), Chief of Staff of the Seventh Fleet in Yokosuka, Japan (1978–1980), Senior Military Assistant to the Deputy Secretary of Defense from 1981 to 1982, Director of the State Department's Bureau of Political-Military Affairs from 1982 to 1984, Deputy Chairman, NATO Military Committee, Brussels, Belgium (1986–1987), Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (1987–1989). From May 1989 he served simultaneously as Commander in Chief, Allied Forces Southern Europe and Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe. Following that assignment, he was named Deputy Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs by President George H. W. Bush in 1991, succeeding Robert M. Gates when he moved on to become CIA director.

He is author of the 1971 book Multicrises: Seapower and Global Politics in the Missile Age.

Admiral Howe is married to Dr. Harriet Mangrum Howe, whom he met in high school; her father, Richard C. Mangrum, was a U.S. Marine Corps general and served as Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps and his father, Hamilton W. Howe, was a Navy Admiral. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of North Florida. They have six grown children, and currently reside in Florida.

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Awards and decorations

Howe's decorations include the Defense Distinguished Service Medal with 5 oak leaf clusters, Navy Distinguished Service Medal with gold award star, the Defense Superior Service Medal, and the Legion of Merit. On January 13, 1993, after retirement, he received the National Security Medal.

  •   Defense Distinguished Service Medal with silver oak leaf cluster
  •   Navy Distinguished Service Medal with gold award star
  •   Defense Superior Service Medal
  •   Legion of Merit
  • References

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