Atkins, Barry, RDML

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Last Rank
Rear Admiral Lower Half
Last Primary 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
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Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
Richmond, VA

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

 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 [Verified]

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
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Command at Sea
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)US NavyNAVSTA Newport, RIMotor Torpedo Boat Squadrons (MTBRON)
USS Melvin (DD-680)USS Holder (DD-819)United Nations Command (UNC)Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) (Staff)
Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)USS Winston (AKA-94)Amphibious Squadron Three (COMPHIBRON 3)
  1928-1932, 00X, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1932-1933, 00X, USS Tennessee (BB-43)
  1933-1936, 00X, 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, Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron Training Center, Melville, NAVSTA Newport, RI
  1942-1943, 111X, Commander, Motor Torpedo Boat Squadrons, Pacific Fleet (ComMTBRonsPac)
  1942-1943, 111X, Motor Torpedo Boat Squadron (MTBRON) 8
  1943-1943, 111X, Commander, Naval Bases, South Pacific
  1943-1943, 111X, NMCRC Miami, FL
  1944-1946, 111X, USS Melvin (DD-680)
  1946-1947, 111X, USS Holder (DD-819)
  1947-1950, 111X, United Nations Command (UNC)
  1950-1950, 111X, Key West Fl (Staff)
  1950-1951, 111X, Carrier Division 16 (COMCARDIV 16)
  1950-1951, 111X, COMLANTFLT Hunter Killer Task Force 81, Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)
  1951-1952, 111X, Carrier Division 14 (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 (COMPHIBRON 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)
  1943-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/New Guinea Campaign (1943-44)
  1943-1943 Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)/Battle of Bismarck Sea
  1944-1944 Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)/Battle of Tinian
  1944-1944 Western Caroline Islands Operation/Battle of Peleliu
  1944-1944 Leyte Campaign (1944)/Battle of Surigao Strait
  1944-1944 Leyte Campaign (1944)/Battle of Leyte Gulf
  1944-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Luzon Campaign (1944-45)
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Iwo Jima Operation
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Okinawa Gunto Operation
  1945-1951 US Occupation of Japan
  1957-1957 Training Exercise NavMarLEX 2-57
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