Richard Nixon's Finest Hour?
May 08, 2018
Charley Taylor, Pacific Coast Air Museum
Richard Nixon's Finest Hour?

Charley is the son of an Army Air Corps, Pearl Harbor- December 7, 1941, veteran who retired as an Air Force Master Sergeant in 1947. Charley joined the Navy in 1967 and graduated from Arizona State University with a BS in Political Science in 1968. He received his Navy Wings 1969. Charley served in the Navy for 25 years, retiring as a Commander. His others tours of duty included A-6 Instructor Pilot; Catapult & Arresting Gear Officer on USS Enterprise; Maintenance Officer (VA-145), Washington DC (5 years during the Reagan era); Naval Ocean Systems Center in San Diego, including volunteer assignment to Desert Storm and two tours at Commander Naval Air Forces Pacific also in San Diego. Over the past 25 years, Charley has worked in public sector organizations including Oregon State University and Contra Costa County. These days, Charley is writing two books; mentoring in the Petaluma and Santa Rosa Schools; being a "Pop-O" to three grandkids; co-teaching in an Aviation Club at McKinley School in Petaluma along with members of the Petaluma Rotary; 9 years as Guest Speaker Coordinator and now Education Committee Head at the Pacific Coast Air Museum in Santa Rosa, CA.