Episode No. 62 Sub HunterDate: July 17, 2009
Notes: Captain Edward M. Brittingham, USN (ret.).
Captain Edward M. Brittingham,
USN (ret.) “was in the Air Force ROTC in college, made pilot, but dropped out in his junior year. Drafted in 1962, he
joined the Navy as a navigator (Naval Aviation Observer) and then reported to NAS Norfolk, Virginia for submarine training.
He joined VP-10 and transitioned to the P-3A aircraft where antisubmarine warfare became the primary mission. He moved up
the ranks ultimately to Commanding Officer of VP-11.” Edward M. Brittingham is the author of The
Iranian Deception; Sub Chaser; Operation Poppy; and, Terrorism in the United States.