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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Vice Admiral
Service Years
1914 - 1946
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Home State
Illinois
Vice Admiral Vice Admiral
Naval Aviator Wings
Dirigible Pilot Wings
Command Ashore
Command at Sea


Location
Illinois
May 17, 1977
Navy Distinguished Service Medal
Criteria
The Navy Distinguished Service Medal is awarded to members of the Armed Forces who, while serving in any capacity with the Navy or Marine Corps, distinguish themselves by exceptionally meritorious ser... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
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
Comments Pending
2003
Mexican Service Medal
Criteria
The Mexican Service Medal was awarded for military service in any of the following expeditions or engagements:Vera Cruz Expedition: April 24 to November 26, 1914, Punitive Expedition into Mexico: Marc... More
Description
Description Pending
2003
WWI Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War I Victory Medal was awarded for military service during the First World War. It was awarded for active service between April 6, 1917, and November 11, 1918; for service with the American... More
Description
Description Pending
2003
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
2003
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
2003
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
2003
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Description Pending
2003
Service to 1946
CNO - OPNAV
CNO - OPNAV
Rank
Vice Admiral
Comments
Comments Pending
Vice Admiral Vice Admiral
1946 - 1946
Naval Air Technical Training Command (Faculty Staff)/NATTC (Faculty Staff) Lakehurst, NJ
Naval Air Technical Training Command (Faculty Staff)/NATTC (Faculty Staff) Lakehurst, NJ
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Comments
Comments Pending
Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1943 - 1946
CNO - OPNAV
CNO - OPNAV
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Comments
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Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
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
ROSENDAHL, CHARLES EMERY
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Charles Emery Rosendahl, Captain, U.S. Navy, for extraordinary heroism and distinguis... 
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1943
USS Minneapolis (CA-36)
USS Minneapolis (CA-36)
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1942 - 1943
Bureau of Aeronautics
Bureau of Aeronautics
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1942 - 1942
Tassafaronga (Fourth Savo)
Description
The Battle of Tassafaronga, sometimes referred to as the Fourth Battle of Savo Island or, in Japanese sources, as the Battle of Lunga Point, was a nighttime naval battle that took place on November 30... More
1942 - 1942
CNO - OPNAV
CNO - OPNAV
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1941 - 1942
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1940 - 1941
USS Milwaukee (CL-5)
USS Milwaukee (CL-5)
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1938 - 1940
NAS Lakehurst
NAS Lakehurst
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1934 - 1938
USS Portland (CA-33)
USS Portland (CA-33)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1933 - 1934
USS West Virginia (BB-48)
USS West Virginia (BB-48)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1932 - 1933
USS Akron (ZRS-4)
USS Akron (ZRS-4)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1931 - 1932
Bureau of Aeronautics
Bureau of Aeronautics
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1930 - 1931
NAS Lakehurst
NAS Lakehurst
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1929 - 1930
USS Los Angeles (ZR-3)
USS Los Angeles (ZR-3)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1926 - 1929
USS Patoka (AO-9)
USS Patoka (AO-9)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1925 - 1925
USS Shenandoah (ZR-1)
USS Shenandoah (ZR-1)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Show Comments
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1925 - 1925
USS Shenandoah (ZR-1)
USS Shenandoah (ZR-1)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1923 - 1925
NAS Lakehurst
NAS Lakehurst
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1923 - 1923
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1921 - 1923
USS Fuller (DD-297)
USS Fuller (DD-297)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1921 - 1921
USS William Jones (DD-308)
USS William Jones (DD-308)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1921 - 1921
USS Yarborough (DD-314)
USS Yarborough (DD-314)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1921 - 1921
USS Marcus (DD-321)
USS Marcus (DD-321)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1921 - 1921
USS Melvin (DD-335)
USS Melvin (DD-335)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1921 - 1921
USS Claxton (DD-140)
USS Claxton (DD-140)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1921 - 1921
USS Brooklyn (CA-3)
USS Brooklyn (CA-3)
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1920 - 1921
USS Mckean (DD-90)
USS Mckean (DD-90)
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1918 - 1919
World War I
Description
The United States of America declared war on the German Empire on April 6, 1917. The U.S. was an independent power and did not officially join the Allies. It closely cooperated with them militarily bu... More
1917 - 1918
USS Huntington (CA-5)
USS Huntington (CA-5)
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1916 - 1918
USS Cleveland (C-19)
USS Cleveland (C-19)
Rank
Ensign
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1915 - 1916
USS Oregon (BB-3)
USS Oregon (BB-3)
Rank
Ensign
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1915 - 1915
USS SAINT LOUIS (C-20)
USS SAINT LOUIS (C-20)
Rank
Ensign
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1915 - 1915
USS West Virginia (ACR-5)
USS West Virginia (ACR-5)
Rank
Ensign
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1914 - 1915
US Occupation of Veracruz
Description
incident came in the midst of poor diplomatic relations between Mexico and the United States, related to the ongoing Mexican Revolution.
1914 - 1914
Service from 1914
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Midshipman
Comments
Comments Pending
1910 - 1914

 
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