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Kent Lee
VADM Lee while Commanding Officer of the U.S.S. Enterprise (CVN-65)
Birth nameKent Liston Lee
BornJuly 28, 1923(1923-07-28)
Florence County, South Carolina, U.S.
DiedAugust 11, 2017 (aged 94)
Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S.
AllegianceUnited States of America
Service/branchUnited States Navy
RankVice Admiral
Commands heldAttack Squadron 46
Carrier Air Wing Six
USS Alamo (LSD-33)
USS Enterprise (CVN-65)
Naval Air Systems Command
Battles/warsWorld War II
Vietnam War

Kent Liston Lee (July 28, 1923 – August 11, 2017) was a Vice Admiral of the United States Navy. The 36-year veteran of the Navy saw combat in World War II and commanded the aircraft carrier Enterprise (CVN-65) during the Vietnam War. He was best known for his work in driving the development and procurement of the F/A-18 Hornet.

Lee died in Charlottesville, Virginia on August 11, 2017 at the age of 94.[1]