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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Captain
Service Years
1959 - 1989
Home State
California
Captain Captain
Surface Warfare Officer Badge
Command at Sea


Location
California
Oct 12, 2007
Meritorious Service Medal
Criteria
The Meritorious Service Medal may be awarded to members of the Armed Forces who distinguish themselves by outstanding noncombat achievement or by meritorious service to the United States, but not of a... More
Comments
The Meritorious Service Medal was awarded to Commander Schantz for the excellant work he did during his tour of duty in London.
2003
Navy E Ribbon
Criteria
The Navy "E" Ribbon denotes permanent duty on ships or in squadrons that won the battle efficiency competition after July 1, 1974.
Description
Awarded for excellance.
2003
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
Awarded for Vietnam service.
2003
Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation
Criteria
The Republic of Vietnam Meritorious Unit Citation (Gallantry Cross Colors) was authorized to be worn by units individually cited for service in military operations in support of the government of Sout... More
Description
test
2003
Service to 1989
Legion of Merit
Criteria
The Legion of Merit is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States without degree for exceptionally outstanding conduct in the performance of meritorious service to the United States. ... More
Comments
The Legion of Merit was awarded to Captain Schantz for his work at the Pentagon. Captain Schantz was instrumental in writing the Antisubmarine warfare plan for the United States Navy in 1989.
1989
Pentagon Navy Command Center (NCC), CNO - OPNAV
Pentagon Navy Command Center (NCC), CNO - OPNAV
Rank
Captain
Location
Washington, DC - United States
NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1985 - 1989
USS Badger (FF-1071)
USS Badger (FF-1071)
Rank
Captain
Location
Pearl Harbor - Hawaii
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1983 - 1985
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
Awarded for excellance.
1984
Meritorious Service Medal
Criteria
The Meritorious Service Medal may be awarded to members of the Armed Forces who distinguish themselves by outstanding noncombat achievement or by meritorious service to the United States, but not of a... More
Comments
The Meritorious Service Medal was awarded to Captain Schantz for his work on staff at CincPac Fleet.
1983
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
Awarded for service excellance.
1983
Commander in Chief Pacific Fleet (CINCPACFLT)/Commander Pacific Fleet (COMPACFLT)
Commander in Chief Pacific Fleet (CINCPACFLT)/Commander Pacific Fleet (COMPACFLT)
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1982 - 1983
USS Rathburne (FF-1057)
USS Rathburne (FF-1057)
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1982 - 1982
Commander in Chief US Naval Forces Europe (CINCUSNAVEUR)/Commander US Naval Forces Europe (COMUSNAVE
Commander in Chief US Naval Forces Europe (CINCUSNAVEUR)/Commander US Naval Forces Europe (COMUSNAVE
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1979 - 1982
Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal
Criteria
The Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal may be awarded to service members who, while serving in any capacity with the Navy or Marine Corps, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievem... More
Comments
Awarded for outstanding service.
1981
USS Truett (FFT-1095)
USS Truett (FFT-1095)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1977 - 1979
Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal
Criteria
The Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal may be awarded to service members who, while serving in any capacity with the Navy or Marine Corps, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievem... More
Comments
Awarded for excellance in service
1977
Commander Naval Forces Caribbean (CNFC)
Commander Naval Forces Caribbean (CNFC)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1975 - 1977
USS Plymouth Rock (LSD-29)
USS Plymouth Rock (LSD-29)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1972 - 1975
HQ SUPPORT ACTIVITIES NAPLES
HQ SUPPORT ACTIVITIES NAPLES
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1969 - 1971
Legion of Merit
Devices : Gold Letter V
Criteria
The Legion of Merit is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States without degree for exceptionally outstanding conduct in the performance of meritorious service to the United States. ... More
Comments
The Legion of Merit with Combat "V" was awarded to Lieutenant Schantz in 1968 for his service in Vietnam.
1968
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
The Combat Action ribbon was awarded to Lieutenant Schantz for his service in Vietnam.
1968
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
Awarded for Vietnam sevice.
1968
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Criteria
The Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal is awarded to members of the Armed Forces who, after July 1, 1958, participate in specified United States operations or those in direct support of the United Natio... More
Description
Awarded for Vietnam service.
1968
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
Awarded for service in Vietnam.
1968
Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation
Criteria
The Republic of Vietnam Meritorious Unit Citation (Gallantry Cross Colors) was authorized to be worn by units individually cited for service in military operations in support of the government of Sout... More
Description
Awarded for Vietnam service.
1968
Vietnam Civil Actions Unit Citation
Criteria
The unit citation of the Republic of Vietnam Civil Actions Medal was awarded certain units by the Vietnamese government for meritorious service during the period 1 March 1961 to 28 March 1974.
Description
Awarded for Vietnam service.
1968
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
The Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal was awarded to Lieutenant Schantz for his service in Vietnam.
1968
YRBM-18
YRBM-18
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1967 - 1968
USS Harold J. Ellison (DD-864)
USS Harold J. Ellison (DD-864)
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1965 - 1967
USS Conway (DDE-507)
USS Conway (DDE-507)
Rank
Ensign
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1963 - 1965
Navy Rifle Qualification Ribbon/Medal
Criteria
The U.S. Navy has issued two marksmanship ribbons: the Navy Pistol Marksmanship Ribbon and Navy Rifle Marksmanship Ribbon, since 1920. The pistol ribbon is currently awarded for qualification on the B... More
Comments
Awarded for rifle expertise.
1963
Navy Pistol Qualification Ribbon/Medal
Devices : Expert Marksmanship
Criteria
The U.S. Navy has issued two marksmanship ribbons: the Navy Pistol Marksmanship Ribbon and Navy Rifle Marksmanship Ribbon, since 1920. The pistol ribbon is currently awarded for qualification on the B... More
Comments
Awarded with "E" for excellant pistol marksmanship.
1963
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Midshipman
Comments
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1959 - 1963
Service from 1959

 
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