Cabanillas, Jose Manuel, RADM

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Last Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1950-1955, 14th Naval District/COMNAVBASE Pearl Harbor
Service Years
1924 - 1955
Foreign Language(s)
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Rear Admiral Upper Half

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Home State
Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico
Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
Last Address
Richmond, VA

Date of Passing
Sep 15, 1979
Location of Interment
Buried at Sea, North Atlantic Ocean
Wall/Plot Coordinates
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 Official Badges 

US Navy Retired 30

 Unofficial Badges 

Navy Officer Honorable Discharge

 Military Association Memberships
United States Navy Memorial WW II Memorial National Registry
  2019, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2019, WW II Memorial National Registry

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

After his retirement from the Navy, Jose Cabanillas took advantage of the GI Bill and received a degree in Law. For six years he was the law librarian at the University of Richmond School of Law before joining a law firm in Richmond, VA.
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 Duty Stations/ Advancement Schools
US NavyUSS Colorado (BB-45)USS Vestal (AR-4)NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
USS Raleigh (CL-7)NAVCOMSTA Balboa, CZUSS Texas (BB-35)Commander Navy Reserve Forces Command (COMNAVRESFORCOM)
USS Dixie (AD-14)
  1924-1924, USS Florida (BB-30)
  1924-1924, USS Colorado (BB-45)
  1924-1926, USS Oklahoma (BB-37)
  1926-1926, USS Vestal (AR-4)
  1927-1928, NAVSUBASE New London/Groton
  1928-1930, USS S-3 (SS-107)
  1932-1933, USS Northampton (CA-26)
  1933-1935, SUBBASE Coco Solo, Panama
  1935-1936, 10th Naval District
  1936-1937, NAVSTA San Juan PR
  1937-1938, USS Taylor (DD-94)
  1939-1939, USS Raleigh (CL-7)
  1939-1942, NAVCOMSTA Balboa, CZ
  1942-1944, USS Texas (BB-35)
  1945-1949, 5th Naval District
  1949-1950, Navy Operational Support Center (NOSC) Orange, TX
  1950-1950, USS Dixie (AD-14)
  1950-1955, 14th Naval District/COMNAVBASE Pearl Harbor
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 Algeria-French Morocco Campaign (1942)/Operation Torch
  1944-1944 Normandy Campaign (1944)/Operation Overlord
  1944-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Southern France Campaign (1944)
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Okinawa Gunto Operation
  1945-1945 Operation Magic Carpet (Pacific)
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Offensive (1950)/Inchon Landing/Operation Chromite
 Colleges Attended 
Marion Military Institute, Marion, AlabamaUnited States Naval AcademyYale University
  1917-1919, Marion Military Institute, Marion, Alabama
  1920-1924, United States Naval Academy
  1930-1932, Yale University
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Rear Admiral Jose M. Cabanillas
  Jun 04, 1924, Commissioned as Ensign
  Jun 30, 1933, Promoted to Lieutenant
  Jul 01, 1939, Promoted to Lieutenant Commander
  Jul 05, 1942, Promoted to Commander
  Jul 10, 1943, Promoted to Captain
  Oct 23, 2012, General Photos2
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