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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Service Years
1926 - 1956
NEC
132X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Naval Flight Officer
Home State
New York
Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
Naval Aviator Wings


Location
New York
Jun 27, 1976
Service to 1956
Commander Atlantic Reserve Fleet (COMLANTRESFLT)
Commander Atlantic Reserve Fleet (COMLANTRESFLT)
Rank
Captain
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Captain Captain
1954 - 1956
NAS Glenview IL
NAS Glenview IL
Rank
Captain
NEC
132X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Naval Flight Officer
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Captain Captain
1952 - 1953
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
The National Defense Service Medal was awarded for honorable active service for any period between 27 June 1950 and 27 July 1954.
1950
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 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
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1950
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
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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
1950 - 1950
USS Corregidor (CVE-58)
USS Corregidor (CVE-58)
Rank
Captain
NEC
132X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Naval Flight Officer
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Captain Captain
1945 - 1945
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
1945
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
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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
NAS Alameda
NAS Alameda
Rank
Commander
NEC
132X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Naval Flight Officer
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Commander Commander
1943 - 1943
Navy Cross
Criteria
The Navy Cross may be awarded to any person who, while serving with the Navy or Marine Corps, distinguishes himself in action by extraordinary heroism not justifying an award of the Medal of Honor.... More
Comments
The Navy Cross is presented to Clarence Wade McClusky, Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Navy, for extraordinary heroism in action while serving as Air Group Commander for Air Group SIX (AG-6) on board the U... More
1942
Distinguished Flying Cross
Criteria
The Distinguished Flying Cross may be awarded to military members who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces, distinguish themselves by heroism or outstanding achievement while participa... More
Comments
Received the Distinguished Flying Cross from Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, at an awards ceremony held on the Enterprise's flight deck at Pearl Harbor, 27 May 1942.
1942
Purple Heart
Criteria
The Purple Heart may be awarded to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving under competent authority in any capacity with one of the Armed Forces, has been wounded, kill... More
Comments
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1942
Air Medal
Criteria
The Air Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievement, or by meritorious service while partic... More
Comments
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1942
Navy Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft... More
Description
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1942
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
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1942
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
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1942
Bombardment - Marshall and Gilbert Islands
Description
Two carrier task forces (Vice Adm. W. F. Halsey and Rear Adm. F. J. Fletcher) and a bombardment group (Rear Adm. R. A. Spruance), totaling 2 aircraft carriers, 5 cruisers, and 10 destroyers, attack Kw... More
1942 - 1942
Battle of Midway
Description
The Battle of Midway in the Pacific Theater of Operations was one of the most important naval battles of World War II. Between 4 and 7 June 1942, only six months after Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor, ... More
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1942 - 1942
VF-6 Tomcatters
VF-6 Tomcatters
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
NEC
132X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Naval Flight Officer
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Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1940 - 1942
USS Enterprise (CV-6)
USS Enterprise (CV-6)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
NEC
132X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Naval Flight Officer
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Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1940 - 1942
American Defense Service Medal
Devices : FMF Combat Operations
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
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1941
VF-1B
VF-1B
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
NEC
132X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Naval Flight Officer
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Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1929 - 1929
USS Saratoga (CV-3)
USS Saratoga (CV-3)
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
NEC
132X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Naval Flight Officer
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Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1929 - 1929
Naval Flight School
Naval Flight School
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
NEC
137X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Naval Flight Officer ( In Training)
Comments
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Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1928 - 1929
NAS Pensacola
NAS Pensacola
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Location
Pensacola - Florida
NEC
132X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Naval Flight Officer
Comments
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Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1928 - 1929
Service from 1926
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Ensign
NEC
110X-Unrestricted Line Officer - No Specialty Engagement
Comments
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Ensign Ensign
1923 - 1926

 
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