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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Captain
Service Years
1936 - 1947
NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Home State
Tennessee
Captain Captain
Submarine Officer Badge
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge


Location
Tennessee
Mar 20, 1991
Service to 1947
USS Cubera (SS-347)
USS Cubera (SS-347)
Rank
Commander
NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1946 - 1947
USS Flasher (SS-249)
USS Flasher (SS-249)
Rank
Commander
NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Comments
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Commander Commander
1944 - 1946
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
GRIDER, GEORGE W.
Synopsis:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to George W. Grider, Commander, U.S. Navy, for gallantry and intrepidity and distinguished serv... 
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1945
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
Comments Pending
1945
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
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
World War II
Description
Overview of World War II 

World War II killed more people, involved more nations, and cost more money than any other war in history. Altogether, 70 million people served in the armed forces during th
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1941 - 1945
USS Hawkbill (SS-366)
USS Hawkbill (SS-366)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Comments
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Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1944 - 1944
Bronze Star
Criteria
The Bronze Star Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces of the United States in a combat theater, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding ac... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1944
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
Comments Pending
1944
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
Description Pending
1944
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
The Secretary of the Navy takes pleasure in commending the

UNITED STATES SHIP HAWKBILL

For service as follows:

"For outstanding heroism in action against enemy Japanese shipping and combatant units du... 
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1944
Navy Liaison Manitowoc Ship Building, Manitowoc WI
Navy Liaison Manitowoc Ship Building, Manitowoc WI
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1943 - 1944
USS Pollack (SS-180)
USS Pollack (SS-180)
Rank
Lieutenant
NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1943 - 1943
Silver Star
Criteria
The Silver Star may be awarded to any person who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces of the United States, is cited for gallantry in action, against an enemy of the United States whil... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1943
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
Comments Pending
1943
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
Description Pending
1943
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
1943
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
Memories
Sailing 20 July, Pollack spent her eighth war patrol off the east coast of Kysh, Japan. On 6 Augus... More
1943 - 1943
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
Memories
Pollack spent her sixth war patrol between the Gilbert and Marshall Islands. She put to sea from Pea... More
1943 - 1943
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
Memories
Underway for her seventh war patrol, Pollack departed Midway 10 May to reconnoiter Ailuk Atoll and W... More
1943 - 1943
USS Wahoo (SS-238)
USS Wahoo (SS-238)
Rank
Lieutenant
NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1942 - 1943
Mare Island Naval Shipyard
Mare Island Naval Shipyard
Rank
Lieutenant
NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1942 - 1942
Submarine Division 41
Submarine Division 41
Rank
Lieutenant
NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1941 - 1942
American Defense Service Medal
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
Description Pending
1941
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
1941
USS Skipjack (SS-184)
USS Skipjack (SS-184)
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1939 - 1941
Submarine School Officers Basic
Submarine School Officers Basic
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
NEC
117X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare (In Training)
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1939 - 1939
USS Rathburne (DD-113)
USS Rathburne (DD-113)
Rank
Ensign
NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1937 - 1939
USS Mississippi (BB-41)
USS Mississippi (BB-41)
Rank
Ensign
NEC
116X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare (In Training)
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1936 - 1937
Service from 1936
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Midshipman
NEC
110X-Unrestricted Line Officer - No Specialty Engagement
Comments
Comments Pending
1932 - 1936

 
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