Atkins, Barry, RDML

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Rear Admiral Lower Half
Last Primary Designator/NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1958-1959, 111X, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
Service Years
1932 - 1959
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Iwo Jima
Rear Admiral Lower Half Rear Admiral Lower Half

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Home State
Not Specified
Year of Birth
1911
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Annapolis
Last Address
Richmond, VA

Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington, Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 66, Site 6366

Date of Passing
Nov 15, 2005
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
12448094

 Official Badges 

Gun Captain (pre-1969) WW II Honorable Discharge Pin US Navy Retired 20


 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal


 Military Association Memberships
USS Holder Association
  1978, USS Holder Association


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
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 Duty Stations
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)US NavyNAVSTA Newport, RIMotor Torpedo Boat Squadrons (MTBRON)
USS Melvin (DD-680)USS Holder (DD/DDE-819)United Nations Command (UNC)Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) (Faculty Staff)
Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)USS Winston (AKA-94)Amphibious Squadron Three (AMPHIBRON 3)
  1928-1932, 000X, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1932-1933, 000X, USS Tennessee (BB-43)
  1933-1936, 000X, USS New Mexico (BB-40)
  1936-1938, 116X, USS Mahan (DD-364)
  1938-1939, 116X, USS Cuyama (AO-3)
  1939-1941, 116X, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1941-1942, 111X, USS Parrott (DD-218)
  1942-1942, 111X, NAVSTA Newport, RI/Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron Training Center, Melville
  1942-1943, 111X, Commander, Motor Torpedo Boat Squadrons, Pacific Fleet (ComMTBRonsPac)
  1942-1943, 111X, MTBRON-8
  1943-1943, 111X, Commander, Naval Bases, South Pacific
  1943-1943, 111X, Advanced Base Tufi
  1943-1943, 111X, Advanced Base Morobe
  1943-1943, 111X, NRC Miami, FL
  1944-1946, 111X, USS Melvin (DD-680)
  1946-1947, 111X, USS Holder (DD/DDE-819)
  1947-1950, 111X, United Nations Command (UNC)
  1950-1950, 111X, Key West Fl (Faculty Staff)
  1950-1951, 111X, COMCARDIV 16
  1950-1951, 111X, Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)/COMLANTFLT Hunter Killer Task Force 81
  1951-1952, 111X, COMCARDIV 14
  1952-1955, 111X, Commander-in-Chief Eastern Atlantic (CINCEASTLANT)
  1955-1956, 111X, USS Winston (AKA-94)
  1957-1957, 111X, COMPHIBGRUWESTPAC
  1957-1957, 111X, Amphibious Squadron Three (AMPHIBRON 3)
  1958-1959, 111X, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 East Indies Campaign (1941-42)/Battle of Balikpapan (Makassar Strait)
  1943-1943 Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)/Battle of Bismarck Sea
  1943-1944 Asiatic-Pacific Theater/New Guinea Campaign (1943-44)
  1944-1944 Leyte Campaign (1944)/Battle of Leyte Gulf
  1944-1944 Western Caroline Islands Operation/Battle of Peleliu
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Tinian
  1944-1944 Leyte Campaign (1944)/Battle of Surigao Strait
  1944-1945 Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Luzon Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  1945-1945 Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Iwo Jima Operation
  1945-1945 Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Okinawa Gunto Operation
  1945-1951 US Occupation of Japan
  1957-1957 Training Exercise NavMarLEX 2-57
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