Captain Kittredge is retired and living in Maine after serving in that state's legislature and founding Kittredge Industries, Inc., designers and builders of personal submersibles. A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, he went on to command three submarines and a fast-attack submarine division. From 1946-47, he served as Admiral Richard Byrd's navigator in the Antarctic. He later served as assistant naval attache at the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi, India, two years in the Office of Secretary of Defense Charles Wilson, and as senior military attache at the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv, Israel.