RICHARD G. BEEN, LTJG, USN
Richard Been '72
Date of birth: July 26, 1949
Date of death: August 25, 1975
From the 1972 Lucky Bag:
Richard was lost on August 25, 1975 when the F-4 he was piloting crashed while operating from USS Franklin D. Roosevelt off the coast of Florida. One site has "on approach;" a newspaper report indicates the arresting cable parted and his aircraft went into the sea.
Richard was winged as a Naval Aviator in September, 1974.
Dennis O'Malley '72 was also in 33rd Company.