Cmdr. Harmon Rabb, Jr. is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy
in Anapolis Marryland, upon his commissioning
he qualified for flight training.
Rabb excelled as an F-14 Tomcat pilot until a crash on a carrier on a stormy
killed his Radar Intercept Officer. He was diagnosed with Night Blindness
and cleared of any fault in the accident. But
he was removed from flight status.
Harm spent a few months with his paternal grandmother, Sarah Rabb, in Belleville,
Pennsylvania. Rabb's mother Patricia
Reed lives in La Jolla, California with her
husband Frank Reed, a Vice President at the chrysler corporation. Harm's father
a Naval aviator during the Vietnam War. Rabb, Sr. flew Iron Hand missions,
to deystroy SAM Missle sites in an F-4 Phantom;
he was shot down in late 1969.
His family was notified of his Missing in Action status on Christmas Eve 1969.
was 16, he went to Laos, accompanied by Lietenant Colonel Francis
Stryker, to search for his father. That trip bore little
more than a romance
with a young Vietnamese girl who was later killed. In his travels with JAG and
his personal obsession
with finding out where his father is and what happened
to him, he found out the the Commander Air Group (CAG) of the USS
Captain Tom Boone, was his father's wingman on that fateful flight in Vietnam.
Also, in late 1997, during an
investigation abord the USS Hornet Rabb located
the diary of a Vietnamese Colonel that listed names of American servicemen
to Russia near the end of the war. That book was taken by a Russian,
former KGB Major Sokol, pretending to be a police
detective named Mark
Falcon. In early 1998, Rabb was accused of killing a Russian who had brought
stolen documents to
him which contained his father's name. This man was shot
by another rogue Russian, former KGB colonel, Mikhael "Misha"
burned the documents, calling them "fakes." Shortly after that incident Rabb
recieved a picture of his
father and several other men, most were obviously,
Russian soldiers at a train station in Siberia. In May of 1998, Rabb
another photo of his father with four Russians, dated 1980. He went looking for
him in Russia where he hear
that his father was shot dead by Russian soldiers
Rabb is partnered with Major Sarah MacKenzie, a tough and knowledgable
Marine. He and Mac are assisted by Lieutenant
Bud Roberts and Ensign Harriet
Sims. Their superior is the tough-as-nails former SEAL and CNO hopeful,
Harm was briefly involved with a woman named Maria Elena Carmerlita Romero
Guittierrez in 1995 and 96. But in the middle
of 1996 he became interested in the
widow of a good friend of his, Annie Pendry. The two dated for a few months in
beginning to 1998, but the relationship ended, due to Annie's inability to cope
with being involved with a Navy Man with
a job that can be dangerous.