Holly, Daniel T., Jr., CAPT

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Last Rank
Last Primary NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1972-1975, 111X, CINCPAC HQ, US Pacific Command (USCINCPAC/USPACOM)
Service Years
1954 - 1975

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Contact Info
Home Town
Born Ontario OR, raised in Adrian, OR
Last Address
Adrian, Oregon

Date of Passing
Mar 17, 2017
Location of Interment
Not Specified
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 Official Badges 

US European Command US Navy Retired 20

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Shellback Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club Order of the Golden Dragon Navy Officer Honorable Discharge

 Military Association Memberships
National Association of Destroyer Veterans (Tin Can Sailors)
  2017, National Association of Destroyer Veterans (Tin Can Sailors) [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Captain Daniel Theodore "Ted" Holly, Jr., U.S.N. (Ret.)

Ted attended Boise Junior College and the College of Idaho, graduating from the latter in 1953 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology. Commissioned as an Ensign, USNR, upon graduation from Officer Candidate School, Newport, Rhode Island in April 1954, Mr. Holly attended Naval CIC Officer School in Glenview, Illinois. Augmentation to USN upon completion of the General Line Course, U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California from August 1959 to May 1960. 

Vietnam Service included:
Executive Officer USS Preston DD-795, 1965-1966;
Commanding Officer of the USS Savage DE-386, Jan. 1967 to Sept. 1968; and
USS Gurke DD-783 May 1971 to November 1972. 

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1954, Direct Commissioned Officer Indoctrination Course (DCOIC) (Newport, RI)
 Duty Stations
Advancement Schools and CoursesUSS Alfred A. Cunningham (DD-752)Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO (STRIKFORNATO)US Navy
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)USS Preston (DD-795)USS Savage (DER-386)USS Gurke (DD-783)
  1954-1954, 000X, CIC Watch Officer Course
  1954-1957, USS Alfred A. Cunningham (DD-752)
  1957-1959, 111X, Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO (STRIKFORNATO)
  1960-1962, 111X, USS Locator (AGR-6)
  1962-1965, 111X, US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
  1965-1966, 111X, USS Preston (DD-795)
  1967-1968, 111X, USS Savage (DER-386)
  1971-1972, 111X, USS Gurke (DD-783)
  1972-1975, 111X, CINCPAC HQ, US Pacific Command (USCINCPAC/USPACOM)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1965-1966 Operation Market Time
  1965-1972 Vietnam War
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (66-67)
  1967-1968 Operation Market Time
  1967-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (67-68)
 Colleges Attended 
Boise State UniversityIdaho State UniversityNaval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA
  1949-1951, Boise State University
  1951-1953, Idaho State University
  1959-1960, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  Daniel T. 'Ted' Holly, Jr.1
  Sep 05, 2017, General Photos
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