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John L. "Shanghai Jack" Blair has passed away

(Source Fort Sill FIRES) (Source Fort Sill FIRES)

LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- Engineman 1st Class John L. "Shanghai Jack" Blair, has passed away. Shanghai Jack, a member of the "Greatest Generation", attended many ceremonies at Fort Sill wearing a broad smile and his U.S. Navy dress uniform.

His career in the U.S. Navy spanned 34 years during World War II, Korea and Vietnam. He served on 21 ships.

His presences will be sorely missed. Our condolences go out to his family during this difficult time.

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