Harry Fehl Lenhardt, Jr.

Henner died of cancer on 3 October 2001.  His family includes Lura, his wife of 44 years, daughters Captain Pauline Suszan of Tampa, FL and Lura Paschal of Westport,CT, and son Harry III of Winter Park, FL,  plus six grandchildren.  Grandson Christian Suszan  is a Midshipman with  USNA Class of 2009.


Henner is from Lancaster, PA.  He entered USNA in 1952 and graduated in 1956.   Upon graduation he selected flight training and earned his wings in 1957.  His career highlights included 6,500 flight hours and 500 arrested carrier landings commencing with combat deployments onboard USS FORRESTAL and USS KITTY HAWK.  Subsequent duty tours included membership in the CNO Navy Carrier Study Group and SE Asia Combat Analysis Group; XO of Heavy Reconnaissance Attack Squadron Eleven, assuming Command of the Squadron the following year during combat deployment onboard USS CONSTELLATION. His later tours included Chief Staff Officer and Readiness Officer for Reconnaissance Attack Wing One; Operations Officer on the staff of Commander Naval Air Forces, U.S. Pacific Fleet; CO, Naval Station, Mayport, FL; and final assignment as Chief of Staff, Naval Technical Training Center in Orlando, FL.  He retired as a Captain in 1987. 


Henner worked with Martin Marietta as a facility engineer until defense workload necessitated his retirement.  He quickly returned to one of his athletic joys, golf, and worked at the local Orlando golf course.  Henner enjoyed his grandchildren and father, Harry F. Lenhardt, Sr. during his retirement, as well as travels with his wife, Lura.