|Unit||Fighter Squadron 96|
|Rank||Lieutenant Commander U.S. Navy|
|Entered Service From||Lawrence Massachusetts|
|Date of Death||February 12 1967|
|Status||Missing In Action|
Courts of the Missing
Lieutenant Commander Sullivan was a member of Fighter Squadron 96, Carrier Air Wing 9 aboard the Aircraft Carrier USS ENTERPRISE (CVAN-65). On February 12, 1967, he was the pilot of a McDonnell Douglas Phantom II Fighter (F-4B) on a training mission near the ENTERPRISE when his aircraft crashed into the ocean. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.