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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Master Chief Petty Officer
Service Years
1951 - 1977
NEC
HM-0000-Hospital Corpsman
Home State
Michigan
HM-Hospital Corpsman
Submarine Enlisted Badge
SSBN Deterrent Patrol Badge - 3 Patrols


Location
Michigan
Plot Coordinates
SECTION 104 SITE 173
Location of Interment
Florida National Cemetery - Bushnell, Florida
Mar 18, 2012
Service to 1977
Naval Hospital Orlando, FL
Naval Hospital Orlando, FL
Rank
Master Chief Petty Officer
NEC
HM-8424-Advanced Medical Administration Technician
Comments
Comments Pending
HM-Hospital Corpsman
1975 - 1977
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
1975
USS Simon Bolivar (SSBN-641)
USS Simon Bolivar (SSBN-641)
Rank
Master Chief Petty Officer
NEC
HM-8402-Submarine Force Independent Duty Corpsman
Comments
Comments Pending
HM-Hospital Corpsman
1971 - 1974
Vietnam War
Description
Overview of the Vietnam War 


Vietnam was the longest war in American history and the most unpopular American war of the 20th century. It resulted in nearly 60,000 American deaths and in an estimated
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1960 - 1973
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
1971
Naval Hospital Orlando, FL
Naval Hospital Orlando, FL
Rank
Senior Chief Petty Officer
NEC
HM-8425-Medical Administrative Tech
Comments
Comments Pending
HM-Hospital Corpsman
1968 - 1971
USS Daniel Webster (SSBN-626)
USS Daniel Webster (SSBN-626)
Rank
Senior Chief Petty Officer
NEC
HM-8402-Submarine Independent Duty Corpsman
Comments
Comments Pending
HM-Hospital Corpsman
1964 - 1968
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
1967
Deployment - SSBN Deterrent Patrol #1
Description
An SSBN deterrent patrol is an extended operational deployment during part of which the submarine covers its assigned target package in support of the strategic war plan. Each Ohio-class patrol typica... More
1964 - 1964
(Staff) Charleston, SC, Fleet Training Unit Atlantic (Staff)
(Staff) Charleston, SC, Fleet Training Unit Atlantic (Staff)
Rank
Chief Petty Officer
NEC
HM-8402-Submarine Force Independent Duty Corpsman
Comments
Comments Pending
HM-Hospital Corpsman
1961 - 1964
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
1963
USS Triton (SSN-586)
USS Triton (SSN-586)
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
NEC
HM-8402-Submarine Independent Duty Corpsman
Comments
Comments Pending
HM-Hospital Corpsman
1958 - 1961
Navy Unit Commendation (NUC)
Criteria
The Navy Unit Commendation may be awarded by the Secretary of the Navy to any unit of the Navy or Marine Corps that distinguishes itself by outstanding heroism in action against an enemy (but not suff... More
Description
Description Pending
1960
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
1960
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
1959
USS Quillback (SS-424)
USS Quillback (SS-424)
Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
NEC
HM-8402-Submarine Force Independent Duty Corpsman
Comments
Comments Pending
HM-Hospital Corpsman
1954 - 1957
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
Awarded for actions during the Korean War

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Hospital Corpsman Third Class Willia... 
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1954
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
1954
2nd Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (2/7)
2nd Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (2/7)
Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
NEC
HM-8404-Medical Field Service Technician/FMF Combat Corpsman
Comments
Comments Pending
HM-Hospital Corpsman
1953 - 1953
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
1953
Combat Action Ribbon
Criteria
The Combat Action Ribbon is a personal decoration awarded to members of the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard (when operating under the control of the Navy) in the grade of captain (or colonel in th... More
Description
Description Pending
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
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
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
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
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
1953
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
Description Pending
1953
Outpost Battles (Vegas - Reno - Carson)
Description
The Battle for Outpost Vegas was a battle during the Korean War between the armed forces of the United States and China from March 26–28, 1953, four months before the end of the Korean War. Vegas was ... More
1953 - 1953
Field Medical Training Battalion (Cadre) Camp Pendleton, CA
Field Medical Training Battalion (Cadre) Camp Pendleton, CA
Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
NEC
HM-8404-Medical Field Service Technician/FMF Combat Corpsman
Comments
Comments Pending
HM-Hospital Corpsman
1952 - 1953
Naval Hospital Charleston, SC
Naval Hospital Charleston, SC
Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Location
Charleston - South Carolina
NEC
HM-0000-Hospital Corpsman
Comments
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HM-Hospital Corpsman
1952 - 1952
(HM) Hospital Corpsman A School
(HM) Hospital Corpsman A School
Rank
Hospitalman Recruit
NEC
HN-0000-Hospitalman
Comments
Comments Pending
HN-Hospitalman
1951 - 1952
Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)
School
Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)
Comments
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1951
Service from 1951

 
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