Wisconsin Stories

John Bayless, Fond du Lac

(Nominated by Beth Bayless)
Marian University Campus
October 23, 2010

John Bayless is a former Naval Flight Officer and a 1993 graduate of the United States Naval Academy.  He served his country on active duty until August of 2002.  He flew in the back seat of the F-14 Tomcat and the F-18F SuperHornet and was a flight instructor for the SuperHornet.  John completed two emergency deployments to the Persian Gulf while attached to VF-154 based at Naval Air Facility Atsugi, Japan.  John is a great example to others and a great leader.  After leaving the Navy he went to the University of Michigan where he earned his M.B.A.  He is now a Director at Mercury Marine in Fond du Lac.