Olson, Gilbert, YNC

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Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Last Primary NEC
Last Rating/NEC Group
Primary Unit
1960-1963, YN-0000, USS Oriskany (CVA-34)
Service Years
1941 - 1963
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Order of the Golden Dragon
Plank Owner
Four Hash Marks

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Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Pasadena, CA
Last Address
Burbank, CA

Date of Passing
Aug 26, 1986
Location of Interment
Forrest Lawn Cemetery - Hollywood Hills, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Enduring Faith 3043-4

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback US Navy Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal Navy Chief 100 Yrs 1893-1993

Navy Chief Initiated Order of the Golden Dragon Cold War Veteran

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Other Comments:
Not Specified

 Ribbon Bar

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1941, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA), 41-82
 Duty Stations
RTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) San Diego, CANaval  Training Center (Cadre/Faculty Staff) San Diego, CANAS AlamedaNTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) San Diego
School Assignments - StaffUS NavyNaval Air Transport Service (NATS)VR-8
NRC San JoseCOMSERVPACVR-3USS Salisbury Sound (AV-13)
NAVFAC Centerville Beach, Ferndale CAUSS Oriskany (CVA-34)
  1941-1941, RTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) San Diego, CA
  1941-1941, Naval Training Center (Cadre/Faculty Staff) San Diego, CA
  1941-1942, AMM-0000, NAS Alameda
  1943-1943, AMM-0000, NTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) San Diego
  1943-1944, V-12 Navy College Training Program
  1944-1945, San Pedro
  1944-1945, NAB San Pedro, CA
  1945-1945, AMM-0000, Naval Training Center Elliott Annex, CA
  1945-1945, AMM-0000, Naval Air Transport Service (NATS)
  1945-1946, AMM-0000, VR-8
  1945-1946, AMM-0000, VR-8
  1946-1947, AMM-0000, VR-4
  1948-1950, YN-0000, NRC San Jose
  1950-1950, YN-0000, Treasure Island
  1950-1952, YN-0000, COMSERVPAC
  1952-1955, YN-0000, VR-3
  1955-1957, YN-0000, USS Salisbury Sound (AV-13)
  1958-1959, YN-0000, NAVFAC Centerville Beach, Ferndale CA
  1960-1960, YN-0000, USS Onslow (AVP-48)
  1960-1963, YN-0000, USS Oriskany (CVA-34)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 Central Pacific Campaign (1941-43)/Battle of Midway
  1960-1960 Cold War Incident - Taiwan Straits (China)
  1961-1962 Vietnam War
 Colleges Attended 
Pasadena City CollegeUniversity of Redlands
  1939-1941, Pasadena City College
  1943-1944, University of Redlands
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