Love bows out as port commissioner
June 25, 2020
Port of Whitman County Commissioner John Love has announced his retirement after 24 years on the board.
He is a retired/retained Navy Reserve Rear Admiral Flag Officer.
"If something comes up and they need me, I will be underway," Love said.
He enlisted in 1950, beginning in the Navy Air Reserve while a student at Whitworth College in Spokane. After graduating in economics/business administration, Love was commissioned as an amphibious officer in Coronado, Calif., boarding underwater demolition destroyer-escort ships at the end of the Korean War and on to Indochina.