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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Captain
Service Years
1944 - 1974
NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
Home State
Oklahoma
Captain Captain


Location
Oklahoma
Plot Coordinates
Columbarium, Section 41
Location of Interment
U.S. Naval Academy Cemetery - Annapolis, Maryland
Mar 05, 2008
Service to 1974
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
1973
Vietnam Service Medal
Criteria
The Vietnam Service Medal was awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who served at any time between July 4, 1965, and March 28, 1973, in Vietnam or its contiguous waters or airspa... More
Description
Description Pending
1973
Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal
Criteria
This medal is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who: 1. Served for 6 months in South Vietnam during the period 1 Mar 61 and 28 Mar 73; or 2. Served outside the geographical l... More
Description
Description Pending
1973
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
Navy Medal of Honor (1943-Present)
Criteria
The Medal of Honor is awarded for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of one's life, above and beyond the call of duty. This gallantry must be performed either while engaged in action ag... More
Comments
The President of the United States
in the name of The Congress
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
to

McCOOL, RICHARD MILES,

Rank and organization: Lieutenant, U.S. Navy, USS LCS(L)(3)122. Place... 
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1945
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
Comments Pending
1945
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
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
USS LCS(L)(3)-122
USS LCS(L)(3)-122
Rank
Lieutenant
NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1944 - 1945
World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater
Description
The plan of the Pacific subseries was determined by the geography, strategy, and the military organization of a theater largely oceanic. Two independent, coordinate commands, one in the Southwest Paci... More
1944 - 1945
Service from 1944

 
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