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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Service Years
1933 - 1955
NEC
MU-3853-Unit Leader
Home State
Iowa
MU-Musician


Location
Iowa
Aug 05, 1967
Korea Defense Service Medal (1954-TBD)
Criteria
This medal is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who have been assigned, attached, or mobilized to units operating in the area of eligibility for thirty consecutive or for six... More
Comments
Better late than never
2007
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
Criteria
Criteria for award of the Republic of Korea Korean War Service Medal (ROK KWSM) have been established by the ROK government. To qualify for the medal, the veteran must have: Served between the outbrea... More
Description
Better late than never. For service during the Korean War
2007
Service to 1955
Navy Good Conduct Medal
Criteria
The Navy Good Conduct Medal (NGCM) is a decoration presented by the United States Navy to recognize members who have completed three years of honorable service. Medals awarded before January 1, 1996 r... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1955
USS Dixie (AD-14)
USS Dixie (AD-14)
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Location
San Diego - California
NEC
MU-3853-Unit Leader
Comments
Comments Pending
MU-Musician
1954 - 1955
NTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) San Diego
NTC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) San Diego
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Location
San Diego - California
Comments
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1953 - 1955
USS Prairie (AD-15)
USS Prairie (AD-15)
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Location
San Diego - California
NEC
MU-3853-Unit Leader
Comments
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MU-Musician
1954 - 1954
Navy School of Music (Staff) Virginia Beach, VA
Navy School of Music (Staff) Virginia Beach, VA
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Location
Anacostia - District Of Columbia
NEC
MU-3852-Arranger
Comments
Comments Pending
MU-Musician
1954 - 1954
Navy Band Southwest
Navy Band Southwest
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Location
San Diego - California
NEC
MU-3805-Saxophone Instrumentalist
Comments
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MU-Musician
1953 - 1954
USS Boxer (CVA-21)
USS Boxer (CVA-21)
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Location
San Francisco - California
NEC
MU-3805-Saxophone Instrumentalist
Comments
Comments Pending
MU-Musician
1950 - 1954
National Defense Service Medal (2001-Present))
Criteria
The National Defense Service Medal is awarded for honorable active service as a member of the Armed Forces during the Korean War, Vietnam War, the war against Iraq in the Persian Gulf, and for service... More
Description
Description Pending
1953
Korea Service Medal
Criteria
To be eligible for this medal, the Service member must have: Served between the outbreak of hostilities (June 25, 1950) and the date the armistice was signed (July 27, 1953); Been on permanent assignm... More
Description
Description Pending
1953
Korean Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation is a military unit award issued by the government of South Korea to both South Korean and foreign military units.
Description
Description Pending
1953
Korea Service Medal
Criteria
To be eligible for this medal, the Service member must have: Served between the outbreak of hostilities (June 25, 1950) and the date the armistice was signed (July 27, 1953); Been on permanent assignm... More
Description
Description Pending
1952
Navy Good Conduct Medal
Criteria
The Navy Good Conduct Medal (NGCM) is a decoration presented by the United States Navy to recognize members who have completed three years of honorable service. Medals awarded before January 1, 1996 r... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1951
Korea Service Medal
Criteria
To be eligible for this medal, the Service member must have: Served between the outbreak of hostilities (June 25, 1950) and the date the armistice was signed (July 27, 1953); Been on permanent assignm... More
Description
Description Pending
1951
United Nations Service Medal (Korea)
Criteria
The United Nations Korean Medal was generally awarded for any period of service while assigned as a member of the Armed Forces dispatched to Korea or adjacent areas for service on behalf of the United... More
Description
Description Pending
1951
Korea Service Medal
Criteria
To be eligible for this medal, the Service member must have: Served between the outbreak of hostilities (June 25, 1950) and the date the armistice was signed (July 27, 1953); Been on permanent assignm... More
Description
Description Pending
1950
Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)
Description
Communist efforts to divide the South Koreans against themselves having failed, the North Koreans decided to attempt their subjugation by military force. At 0400, Sunday, 25 June 1950 (Korean Time), N... More
People You Remember
Attached to Flag Band aboard USS Boxer CV-21
1950 - 1950
Navy Band Great Lakes
Navy Band Great Lakes
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Location
Waukegan - Illinois
NEC
MU-3853-Unit Leader
Comments
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MU-Musician
1945 - 1950
Navy Good Conduct Medal
Criteria
The Navy Good Conduct Medal (NGCM) is a decoration presented by the United States Navy to recognize members who have completed three years of honorable service. Medals awarded before January 1, 1996 r... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1947
15th Naval District
15th Naval District
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Location
panamaCanal Zone - Panama
NEC
MU-3851-Assistant Bandleader
Comments
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MU-Musician
1946 - 1946
15th Naval District
15th Naval District
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Location
Canal Zone - Panama
NEC
MU-3851-Assistant Bandleader
Comments
Comments Pending
MU-Musician
1945 - 1946
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Description Pending
1945
Navy Occupation Service
Criteria
Occupation duty in the European-African-Middle Eastern area may be credited to organizations for duty performed on and subsequent to May 8, 1945. Terminal dates for eligibility periods and occupation ... More
Description
Asia
1945
National Defense Service Medal (2001-Present))
Criteria
The National Defense Service Medal is awarded for honorable active service as a member of the Armed Forces during the Korean War, Vietnam War, the war against Iraq in the Persian Gulf, and for service... More
Description
Description Pending
1945
American Campaign Medal
Criteria
The American Campaign Medal was awarded for For thirty days service outside the Continental United States but within the American Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946; or,... More
Description
Description Pending
1944
Europe/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
Description
Description Pending
1944
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
Description Pending
1944
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
Description Pending
1944
Navy Good Conduct Medal
Criteria
The Navy Good Conduct Medal (NGCM) is a decoration presented by the United States Navy to recognize members who have completed three years of honorable service. Medals awarded before January 1, 1996 r... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1943
Battle of the Coral Sea
Description
The Battle of the Coral Sea, fought during 4–8 May 1942, was a major naval battle in the Pacific Theater of World War II between the Imperial Japanese Navy and naval and air forces from the United Sta... More
People You Remember
Aboard USS Lexington
1942 - 1942
USS Lexington (CV-2)
USS Lexington (CV-2)
Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
NEC
MU-3805-Saxophone Instrumentalist
Comments
Comments Pending
MU-Musician
1941 - 1942
American Defense Service Medal
Devices : Bronze Letter A
Criteria
The American Defense Service Medal was awarded for service in the Armed Forces between September 8, 1939, and December 7, 1941. Army members had to serve 12 months to be eligible, but Navy and Marine ... More
Description
Atlantic Patrol
1941
USS New Mexico (BB-40)
USS New Mexico (BB-40)
Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Location
Pearl Harbor - Hawaii
NEC
MU-3805-Saxophone Instrumentalist
Comments
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MU-Musician
1940 - 1941
Navy Good Conduct Medal
Criteria
The Navy Good Conduct Medal (NGCM) is a decoration presented by the United States Navy to recognize members who have completed three years of honorable service. Medals awarded before January 1, 1996 r... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1939
China Service Medal
Criteria
The China Service Medal was awarded to Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard personnel who: Served ashore in China or who were attached to any of the vessels that operated in support of the operations in... More
Description
Description Pending
1939
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
Description Pending
1939
Army National Guard (ARNG)
Army National Guard (ARNG)
Rank
[Other Service Rank]
Location
Atlantic - Iowa
Comments
Comments Pending
1938 - 1939
USS California (BB-44)
USS California (BB-44)
Rank
Seaman
NEC
MU-3805-Saxophone Instrumentalist
Comments
Comments Pending
MU-Musician
1937 - 1938
USS Arizona (BB-39)
USS Arizona (BB-39)
Rank
Seaman
Location
Long Beach, Ca
NEC
MU-3805-Saxophone Instrumentalist
Comments
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MU-Musician
1933 - 1937
Service from 1933

 
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