Anderson, Stanley Joseph, RADM

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Last Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Last Primary NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1984-1985, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, CNO - OPNAV
Service Years
1946 - 1985
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Cold War
Panama Canal
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Rear Admiral Upper Half
Rear Admiral Upper Half

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Contact Info
Home Town
Minneapolis, MN
Last Address
Covenant Village in Golden Valley, MN

Date of Passing
May 02, 2014
Location of Interment
Fort Snelling National Cemetery - Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Not Specified

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US Navy Retired 30

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US Navy Honorable Discharge

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Officers' Christian Fellowship
  1948, Officers' Christian Fellowship

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Last Known Activity

Stanley Joseph Anderson, Rear Admiral, US Navy, (Ret.) passed away May 2, 2014 in Golden Valley, MN. A native of Minneapolis, MN he graduated from Minnehaha Academy in 1945.

In 1946 he was drafted to serve in the US Navy and while serving in China he was accepted to the US Naval Academy. Upon graduation in 1951 he reported to the USS Saint Paul doing two cruises off the Korean coast until the Korean War ended. In December 1953 he reported to Naval Submarine School. After Submarine school he served on the USS Remora then attended Nuclear Power School. Upon graduation from Nuclear Power School he served on the commissioning crew of five nuclear submarines, USS Sargo, USS Scamp, USS Snook, USS Woodrow Wilson and USS Haddock of which he served as commanding officer.

In 1970 he served as a Submarine Division Commander; Senior member, Nuclear Propulsion Examining Board, Commander in Chief U.S. Atlantic Fleet; Commander Submarine Squadron Four. While serving as Chief of Staff and aide to the Commander Submarine Force U.S. Atlantic Fleet he was promoted to Rear Admiral. As an Admiral he served as Commander Submarine Group Six; as Naval Inspector General, Washington, D.C.; Commander of the Naval Base Pearl Harbor and Commander Naval Logistics Command U.S. Pacific Fleet; Assistant Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (Logistics) Washington, D.C.. After serving nearly forty years in the Navy, he retired in August 1985.

Naval Awards include; Legion of Merit, 5 awards; Meritorious Service Medal, 2 awards; Navy Commendation Medal; Navy Expeditionary Medal; China Service Medal; WWII Victory Medal; National Defense Service Medal with bronze star; Korean Service Medal; Korean Presidential Unit Citation; Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal; Vietnam Service Medal; United Nations Service Medal.

He served as President of The Officers' Christian Fellowship (OCF) 1983-1985. In 1985 he joined the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO) in Atlanta and retired in 1996 as Senior Vice President and Director, International and Supplier Division.

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Submarine Officer Badge
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
USS Saint Paul (CA-73)Submarine School Officers Basic CourseUSS Remora (SS-487)Nuclear Power School (Staff), Bainbridge, MD, Naval Nuclear Power Training Command (NNPTC)
USS Sargo (SSN-583)USS Scamp (SSN-588)USS Snook (SSN-592)USS Woodrow Wilson (SSN-624/SSBN-624)
USS Haddock (SSN-621)Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)Commander-in-Chief, US Atlantic Fleet (CINCLANTFLT)Commander Submarine Force (COMSUBFOR), COMNAVSUBFOR
COMSUBGRU 6, COMSUBLANTOffice of the Naval Inspector General (Naval IG)US NavyCommander in Chief Pacific Fleet (CINCPACFLT)/Commander Pacific Fleet (COMPACFLT)
  1951-1953, USS Saint Paul (CA-73)
  1953-1954, 117X, Submarine School Officers Basic Course
  1954-1955, USS Remora (SS-487)
  1955-1956, Nuclear Power School (Staff), Bainbridge, MD, Naval Nuclear Power Training Command (NNPTC)
  1956-1959, USS Sargo (SSN-583)
  1959-1960, USS Scamp (SSN-588)
  1960-1962, USS Snook (SSN-592)
  1962-1964, USS Woodrow Wilson (SSN-624/SSBN-624)
  1965-1970, USS Haddock (SSN-621)
  1970-1971, Nuclear Propulsion Examining Board, Atlantic (NPEBLANT)
  1972-1973, Commander-in-Chief, US Atlantic Fleet (CINCLANTFLT)
  1973-1974, Commander Submarine Force (COMSUBFOR), COMNAVSUBFOR
  1975-1976, Commander Submarine Force (COMSUBFOR), COMNAVSUBFOR
  1977-1980, Office of the Naval Inspector General (Naval IG)
  1980-1982, 14th Naval District/COMNAVBASE Pearl Harbor
  1982-1984, Commander Naval Logistics Pacific (COMNAVLOGPAC)
  1984-1985, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, CNO - OPNAV
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1951-1952 Korean War/Second Korean Winter (1951-52)
 Colleges Attended 
University of Minnesota-Twin CitiesUnited States Naval Academy
  1945-1946, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
  1947-1951, United States Naval Academy
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  May 02, 2014, Stanley Joseph Anderson, Rear Admiral, US Navy, (Ret.)3
  Jun 05, 2014, General Photos2
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