Reich, Eli, VADM

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Last Rank
Vice Admiral
Last Primary NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1972-1973, Office of the Secretary of Defense (SECDEF)
Service Years
1935 - 1973
Vice Admiral
Vice Admiral

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
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Last Address
Arlington, VA

Date of Passing
Nov 30, 1999
Location of Interment
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 Official Badges 

Office of the Secretary of Defense

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Last Known Activity
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Other Comments:

LCDR REICH was the only submarine commander during WWII to sink a battleship

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Submarine Combat Patrol Badge

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)Submarine School Officers Basic CourseUSS Sea Lion (SS-195)US Navy
USS Stingray (SS-186)USS Lapon (SS-260)USS Sea Lion (SS-315)COMSUBPAC, COMNAVSUBFOR
USS Stoddard (DD-566)USS Canberra (CAG-2)Office of the Secretary of Defense (SECDEF)
  1931-1935, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1939-1939, Submarine School Officers Basic Course
  1939-1941, USS Sea Lion (SS-195)
  1941-1942, Commander, Submarines Asiatic (COMSUBASIATIC), Commander In Chief Asiatic Fleet
  1942-1942, USS Stingray (SS-186)
  1942-1943, Commander Submarines, Southwest Pacific
  1943-1944, USS Lapon (SS-260)
  1944-1944, USS Sea Lion (SS-315)
  1951-1951, USS Stoddard (DD-566)
  1961-1962, USS Canberra (CAG-2)
  1962-1965, Bureau of Naval Weapons
  1972-1973, Office of the Secretary of Defense (SECDEF)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1941 Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)/Japanese air attacks on US vessels in Cavite4
  1941-1941 USS Sealion (SS-195)
  1943-1943 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  1943-1943 USS LAPON (SS-260) 2nd War Patrol
  1944-1944 USS SEALION (SS-315) 1st War Patrol
  1944-1944 USS SEALION (SS-315) 2nd War Patrol
  1944-1944 USS SEALION (SS-315) 3rd War Patrol
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval Academy
  1931-1935, United States Naval Academy
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