Fields, Donald Edmond, CWO4

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Chief Warrant Officer 4
Last Service Branch
Supply Corps
Last Primary NEC
751X-Warrant Officer - Supply Corps Warrant
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1968-1970, HM-0000, USS Pickerel (SS-524)
Service Years
1955 - 1982
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Supply Corps
Chief Warrant Officer 4

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Home State
Ohio
Ohio
Year of Birth
1937
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Butler County
Last Address
Franklin, OH

Date of Passing
Oct 11, 2012
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

US Navy Retired 20


 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge Order of the Shellback Cold War Medal Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club

Order of the Golden Dragon LDO/CWO


 Military Association Memberships
United States Submarine Veterans, Inc. (USSVI)
  1982, United States Submarine Veterans, Inc. (USSVI) [Verified] - Assoc. Page


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
FIELDS, Donald Edmond 75, of Franklin, OH deployed for his final mission at Mt. Pleasant Nursing Home on October 11, 2012. Don grew up in Middletown Oh, where he rose to an eagle scout in the Boy Scouts of America, and graduated from Monroe High school. Don Spent 30 years in the United States Navy. In that time he served our country in the Vietnam war in special forces as a corpsman, he also spent many years on Submarines, and in later years severed as a supply officer. Don Retired from the Beaufort, SC Naval Hospital as the Command Master Chief in 1982. In the course of his military career he earned the bronze and 2 silver stars, the navy cross, and 3 purple hearts. Don spent 20 years in Beaufort, SC. There he turned his attention to financial planning and insurance He retired from Jefferson Pilot in 1998 as Regional sales Manager. Don "Doc" Fields born in Butler county Ohio September 2, 1937 to Maude and Aaron Fields the second of 6 children Kenneth Fields(deceased), David Fields (deceased), Glenn Fields, Paul "Buster" Fields, and sister Miltilda Ash. Don is survived by his daughter Kelly Smith, granddaughter Eriana Smith, and loving partner Geneva Back. Don decided to donate his body to Wright State University School of Medicine for medical research. A celebration of life will be held on Friday October 19, 2012at 2pm at the Vineyard Community Church. Located at 4900 State Route 123 Franklin, OH

Published in The Middletown Journal on October 18, 2012
   
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 Duty Stations
USS Sabalo (SS-302)USS Tunny (APSS-282/SS-282)USS Pickerel (SS-524)
  1960-1960, HM-0000, USS Sabalo (SS-302)
  1961-1963, HM-0000, USS Tunny (APSS-282/SS-282)
  1966-1968, HM-0000, USS Sabalo (SS-302)
  1968-1970, HM-0000, USS Pickerel (SS-524)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1970-1970 Vietnam War/Sanctuary Counteroffensive Campaign (70)
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