Woodward, Clark Howell, VADM

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Vice Admiral
Primary Unit
1937-1941, 3rd Naval District
Service Years
1898 - 1953
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Washington, DC

Date of Passing
May 29, 1967
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It was January 17, 1934.

A week later, Clark H. Woodward, a rear admiral in the U.S. Navy, gave a fierce speech before the assembled delegates of the ninth annual meeting of the Women's Patriotic Conference on National Defense, a pro-military, anti-immigrant umbrella group. Admiral Woodward had won many medals and fought in many wars - he had helped crush insurrections in Nicaragua and Haiti.

Subversive propaganda in favor of disarmament was being "viciously pushed by radical aliens, foreign-born and un-American Americans," Admiral Woodward said to the patriotic women. "Proselytizing parlor pinks and treacherous paid lobbyists have renewed their sinister, intensive and destructive efforts to convince our statesmen by insidious appeal and academic reasoning of the futility of future preparedness."

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***CLASS OF 1899 (USNA) was called up to active service during their Senior Summer Cruise. VADM Woodward participated in the battle of Santiago onboard the USS BROOKLYN (CA-3)***

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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US Navy
  1898-1898, USS Brooklyn (CA-3)
  1902-1905, USS Decatur (DD-5)
  1910-1912, USS Roe (DD-24)
  1914-1919, USS New York (BB-34)
  1935-1937, 15th Naval District
  1937-1941, New York Navy Yard
  1937-1941, 3rd Naval District
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War/Battle of Santiago
  1899-1902 Philippine-American War/Second Philippine Insurrection
  1900-1902 China Relief Expedition
  1913-1913 US Occupation of Nicaragua
  1914-1914 US Occupation of Veracruz
  1915-1934 US Occupation of Haiti
  1917-1918 World War I
  1918-1918 World War I/Surrender of Germany2
  1941-1945 World War II
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United States Naval Academy
  1895-1899, United States Naval Academy
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