Woods, Ralph W.D., RADM

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Last Primary NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1951-1953, 131X, Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMNAVAIRPAC)
Service Years
1923 - 1953
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Order of the Golden Dragon
Neptune Subpoena
Panama Canal
Plank Owner
Tailhook
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Rear Admiral Upper Half

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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1902
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Chicago
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Aug 10, 1982
 
Location of Interment
Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery - San Diego, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Allied Command Atlantic ComSixthFleet NATO Standing Naval Forces Mediterranean US Navy Retired 30

NATO Standing Naval Forces Atlantic


 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal Blue Star


 Military Association Memberships
United States Naval Academy Alumni AssociationPatRon Six Blue Sharks AssociationMilitary Order of Foreign Wars of the United StatesEscort Carrier Sailors and Airmen Association
Military Order of the World Wars (MOWW)Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)
  1923, United States Naval Academy Alumni Association - Assoc. Page
  1935, PatRon Six Blue Sharks Association
  1941, Military Order of Foreign Wars of the United States - Assoc. Page
  1944, Escort Carrier Sailors and Airmen Association
  1945, Military Order of the World Wars (MOWW)
  1945, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) [Verified] - Assoc. Page


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
   
Other Comments:
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 Ribbon Bar
Naval Aviator Wings
Command at Sea

 
 Duty Stations
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)USS West Virginia (BB-48)USS Arkansas (BB-33)School Assignments - Staff
US NavyNaval Aviation Preflight Indoctrination (API), NAS Pensacola, FLAdvanced Flight Training, NAS Meridian, Mississippi.VT-9 Tigers
NAS Coco Solo, PanamaVS-2USS Saratoga (CV-3)USS Lexington (CV-2)
VP-6 Blue SharksVS-4VS-42USS Ranger (CV-4)
NAS PensacolaCommander Naval Amphibious Forces Atlalntic (COMPHIBLANT)USS Charger (CVE-30)NAS Daytona Beach
NAVSTA Midway IslandCNO - OPNAV/Pentagon Navy Command Center (NCC)USS Saipan (CVL-48)Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMNAVAIRPAC)
  1919-1923, 110X, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1923-1924, 110X, USS West Virginia (BB-48)
  1924-1924, 110X, USS Arkansas (BB-33)
  1924-1925, 110X, Torpedo Advanced School
  1925-1926, 110X, USS Cincinnati (CL-6)
  1926-1926, 139X, Naval Aviation Preflight Indoctrination (API), NAS Pensacola, FL
  1926-1927, 139X, Advanced Flight Training, NAS Meridian, Mississippi.
  1927-1930, 131X, VT-9 Tigers
  1930-1932, 131X, NAS Coco Solo, Panama
  1932-1934, 131X, VS-2
  1932-1934, 131X, USS Saratoga (CV-3)
  1934-1935, 131X, USS Lexington (CV-2)
  1935-1937, 131X, VP-6 Blue Sharks
  1935-1937, 131X, NAS Ford Island
  1937-1937, 131X, VS-4
  1937-1937, 131X, USS Saratoga (CV-3)
  1937-1940, 131X, VS-42
  1937-1940, 131X, USS Ranger (CV-4)
  1940-1942, 131X, NAS Pensacola
  1942-1943, 131X, Commander Naval Amphibious Forces Atlalntic (COMPHIBLANT)
  1943-1944, 131X, USS Charger (CVE-30)
  1944-1945, 131X, NAS Daytona Beach/Naval Air Training center (NATC)
  1945-1946, 131X, Navy Pre-Flight School
  1946-1947, 131X, NAVSTA Midway Island
  1947-1950, 131X, CNO - OPNAV/Pentagon Navy Command Center (NCC)
  1950-1951, 131X, USS Saipan (CVL-48)
  1951-1953, 131X, Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMNAVAIRPAC)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1931-1931 US Occupation of Nicaragua
  1942-1942 Algeria-French Morocco Campaign (1942)/Operation Torch
  1943-1944 World War II
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval Academy
  1919-1923, United States Naval Academy
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