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Old March 3rd 04, 11:14 PM
Otis Willie
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New mission: Midway

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Ex-admiral steering carrier to June debut, by Ronald W. Powell
UNION-TRIBUNE STAFF WRITER

March 2, 2004

During a 30-year Navy career, retired Rear Adm. Mac McLaughlin was
commanding officer of a helicopter squadron and the New Orleans Naval
Air Station, as well as a survivor of two stints in the epicenter of
the nation's defense, the Pentagon.

But his new job as chief operating officer of the San Diego Aircraft
Carrier Museum is hardly a breather.

"It's the challenge of my life," McLaughlin said last week. "And I'm
enjoying it."

McLaughlin is steering preparations for the carrier Midway's
anticipated June debut as the world's largest floating naval aviation
museum. The 968-...

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