Goodell, Eugene, S1c

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Last Rank
Seaman 1st Class
Last Primary NEC
Last Rating/NEC Group
Primary Unit
1950-1970, US Air Force (USAF)
Service Years
1944 - 1946
Seaman 1st Class

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This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Goodell, Eugene, S1c.
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Home Town
Carson City, Michigan
Last Address
Carson City, Michigan
Buried at Carson City Cemetery, Carson City, Michigan.

Date of Passing
Mar 15, 2010
Location of Interment
Not Specified
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 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Post 380
  1947, American Legion, Post 380 (Recorder) (Carson City, Michigan) [Verified] - Chap. Page

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Last Known Activity
Eugene, 83, of Harrison, formerly of Carson City, MI passed away on Monday, at the Carson City Hospital. He was born to Floyd H. and Wilma (Hummel) Goodell.

Eugene first entered military service in 1944 when he served with the U.S. Navy for two years, stationed in Virginia and aboard the USS Auburn in the Pacific. He returned to Carson City and graduated from Carson City High School in 1947. He then enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in August 1950 and retired 20 years later as a Tec. Sgt. At the time of his retirement he was connected with the 1972nd Communications Squadron at DaNang Air Force Base in Vietnam.

Having served in Vietnam for 12 months, he had previously spent 12 months in Korea, 24 months during World War II, 12 of which were in the Pacific Theater.

Sgt. Goodell's overseas assignments included being stationed on the island of Aduk in the Aleutian Islands; the Philippines; Labrador; Korea and Vietnam.

Among his decorations earned in military service are the Air Force Good Conduct Medal; WWII Victory Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Korean Service Medal; Vietnam Service Medal; United Nations Service Medal with the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal.

Eugene enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a lifetime member of the American Legion Post #380.
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Amphibious Force Flagship (AGC)<B>US Air Force (USAF)</b>
  1944-1946, SN-0000, USS Auburn (AGC-10)
  1950-1970, US Air Force (USAF)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Iwo Jima Operation
  1945-1945 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Okinawa Gunto Operation
  1945-1945 US Occupation of Japan
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