John B. Nathman

John B. Nathman

Admiral Nathman has served in a variety of sea, shore and joint assignments, and flown over 40 different types of aircraft during his career. At sea, he flew the F-4 Phantom with Fighter Squadron Two Thirteen and the F-14 Tomcat with Fighter Squadron Fifty-One . He also commanded Strike Fighter Squadron One Thirty-Two , leading his squadron in the first F/A-18 combat sorties against Libya in 1986. Admiral Nathman reported to the aircraft carrier USS 'Nimitz' in 1987 as Executive Officer, and subsequently assumed command of USS La Salle , the flagship for Commander, Middle East Force, during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
John B. Nathman has four videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1997 Video Magazine as a Rear Admiral for the U.S. Navy. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2012 with an average of 5,080 views per program.

Appearances by Title:c. May 17, 2007 - Present Admiral, U.S. Navy Videos: 1 c. October 1, 2001 - Present Commander, Naval Air Forces, U.S. Navy Videos: 1 c. November 28, 1997 - Present Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy Videos: 1 c. January 1, 2012 - Present National Co-Chair, Obama Presidential Campaign Videos: 0 c. August 1, 2000 - Present Commander, Naval Air Force, Pacific Fleet, U.S. Navy Videos: 0


Vice Chief, Naval Operations, U.S. Navy c. August 1, 2004 - c. February 1, 2005 Videos: 1 Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, U.S. Navy February 18, 2005 - May 17, 2007 Videos: 0

Recent Appearances

  • Democratic National Convention, Day Three

    Democratic National Convention, Day Three

    Day three of the 2012 Democratic National Convention included acceptance speeches from President Obama and Vice President…

  • Military Survivor Benefits

    Military Survivor Benefits

    Witnesses testified about military spending, veterans' benefits, and a proposed increase in survivor benefits for families…

  • Air War in Afghanistan

    Air War in Afghanistan

    Admiral Nathman talked about operations and capabilities of naval air forces in the efforts against Taliban and al-Qaida…

  • USS Nimitz

    USS Nimitz

    The USS Nimitz and its crew were profiled through footage shot while the ship was stationed off the California coast over…

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