Captain, USNR, (Ret.) J. Charles Plumb

Medals & Decorations

2 Medals
  • Silver Star
  • Legion of Merit
  • Bronze Star
  • (2) Purple Hearts
  • Air Medals
  • Presidential Unit Citation
  • P.O.W. Medal
  • Vietnam Service Medal
  • Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal with 1960’s Device
  • Combat Action Ribbon

Military Aircraft Flown

  • T-34 Mentor
  • T-2 Buckeye
  • F-9 Cougar
  • F-11 Tiger
  • F-4 Phantom
  • A-4 Sky Hawk
  • A-7 Corsair
  • FA-18 Hornet
  • F-16 Falcon

Aircraft Carrier Assignments

  • USS Constellation
  • USS Lexington
  • USS Oriskany
  • USS Kitty Hawk
  • USS Coral Sea
  • USS Abraham Lincoln

National Speakers Association Announces 2010 CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame® Inductee Captain J. Charles Plumb

The National Speakers Association (NSA), the leading organization for professional speakers, during the 2010 NSA Convention in Orlando, Fla., inducted Captain J. Charles (Charlie) Plumb into the Council of Peers Award for Excellence (CPAE) Speaker Hall of Fame®. Established in 1977, the CPAE is a lifetime achievement award for speaking excellence and professionalism given to speakers who have been evaluated by their peers and judged to have mastered seven categories: material, style, experience, delivery, image, professionalism and communication. The award is not based on celebrity status, number of speeches, amount of income or involvement in NSA.

Charlie Plumb hall of fame inductee