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Encyclopedia > Robby Jackson (Tom Clancy)

Robby Jackson (full name Robert Jefferson Jackson, Rear Admiral (Ret.)) is a fictional character in the Tom Clancy Ryanverse. He met Jack Ryan while both were teaching at the US Naval Academy, and the two became good friends. In the novel Patriot Games Robby helps Ryan eliminate the Irish terrorists that attack Jack's house. He next appears in the Ryanverse as a pilot flying in the 'Black Knights' Tomcat fighter squadron aboard the USS Kennedy. This occurs in 'The Hunt for Red October'. While flying his Tomcat, a Forger from the Kiev sends an Attol missile up Jackson's tailpipe, severely wounding his RIO. Jackson makes it back all right, though. From then on, he is in almost every single Jack Ryan novel. In Clear and Present Danger, he is serving a stint in the pentagon. In The Sum of all Fears, he is the CAG aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt. In Debt of Honor, he is a rear admiral in command of the carrier John Stennis and its battle group. In Executive Orders, he is the J-3, or Operations officer, for the Joint chiefs. In the novel The Bear and the Dragon Jackson is named Ryan's Vice President. He later succeeds Ryan as President, but was assasinated by a Ku Klux Klan member. In Patriot Games (film) he is portrayed by Samuel L. Jackson. Thomas Leo Clancy Jr. ... Ryaniverse is fandom jargon for the fictional universe centered on Tom Clancys characters Jack Ryan, John Clark and the other characters associated with him in Clancys series of popular novels. ... Jack Ryan, (full name Dr. John Patrick Ryan, Lt. ... Teamwork: Fourth Class Midshipmen lock arms and use ropes made from uniform items as they brace themselves climbing the Herndon Monument The United States Naval Academy, or USNA, is an institution for the undergraduate education of officers of the United States Navy and the United States Marine Corps. ... Patriot Games (1987) is a book by Tom Clancy. ... lguy657v ... The Bear and the Dragon is a political thriller novel by Tom Clancy featuring Jack Ryan. ... Members of the second Ku Klux Klan at a rally during the 1920s. ... A movie based on the novel Patriot Games was released on June 5, 1992, directed by Phillip Noyce. ... Samuel Leroy Jackson (born December 21, 1948) is an Academy Award-nominated American actor. ...

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Jack Ryan
President of the United States, Tom Clancy Novels
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