Beeler, Carroll Robert, CAPT

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary NEC
154X-Aviation Duty Officer
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1978-1993, Naval Reserve Forces Command
Service Years
1964 - 1993
Captain
Captain

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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1943
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Beeler, Carroll Robert (Ex-POW Hanoi Hilton), CAPT USN(Ret).
 
Contact Info
Home Town
Frisco
Last Address
San Antonio, TX

Date of Passing
Apr 26, 2003
 
Location of Interment
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery - San Antonio, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

US Navy Retired 20


 Unofficial Badges 

US Naval Reserve Honorable Discharge Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club Cold War Veteran Cold War Veteran






 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
His Bronze Star Medal w/Valor Citation reads:

For meritorious service while interned as a Prisoner of War in North Vietnam from May 1972 to March 1973. Under the most adverse of conditions, he never wavered in his devotion and loyalty to the United States and his fellow prisoners. Despite the adversities of confinement, he performed such duties and responsibilities as assigned by superiors and required of the Code of Conduct in an exemplary and highly professional manner. Displaying extraordinary courage, resourcefulness, and dedication throughout this period of imprisonment, he reflected great credit upon himself and upheld the highest traditions of the Naval Service and the United States Armed Forces.

The Combat Distinguishing Device is authorized.
   
Other Comments:
Not Specified
   
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Naval Aviator Wings

 
 Duty Stations
USS Hancock (CV/CVA-19)Prisoner of WarVF-24Naval Reserve Forces Command
  1972-1972, 131X, USS Hancock (CV/CVA-19)
  1972-1973, 131X, Prisoner of War/Vietnam
  1972-1993, 131X, VF-24
  1978-1993, Naval Reserve Forces Command
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1972-1973 Vietnam War/Vietnam Cease-fire Campaign (72-73)
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