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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Vice Admiral
Service Years
1927 - 1966
NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
Home State
Virginia
Vice Admiral Vice Admiral


Location
Virginia
Sep 14, 1981
Navy Occupation Service
Criteria
Occupation duty in the European-African-Middle Eastern area may be credited to organizations for duty performed on and subsequent to May 8, 1945. Terminal dates for eligibility periods and occupation ... More
Description
Description Pending
2003
Service to 1966
Naval War College (Faculty Staff)
Naval War College (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Vice Admiral
Comments
Comments Pending
Vice Admiral Vice Admiral
1964 - 1966
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
1964
US-Taiwan Defense Command (USTDC)
US-Taiwan Defense Command (USTDC)
Rank
Vice Admiral
Comments
Comments Pending
Vice Admiral Vice Admiral
1962 - 1964
COMMANDER FIRST FLEET (COMFIRSTFLEET)
COMMANDER FIRST FLEET (COMFIRSTFLEET)
Rank
Vice Admiral
Comments
Comments Pending
Vice Admiral Vice Admiral
1960 - 1962
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Rear Admiral Lower Half
Comments
Comments Pending
Rear Admiral Lower Half Rear Admiral Lower Half
1958 - 1960
Severn River Naval Command
Severn River Naval Command
Rank
Rear Admiral Lower Half
Comments
Comments Pending
Rear Admiral Lower Half Rear Admiral Lower Half
1958 - 1960
Commander, Cruiser Division FOUR
Commander, Cruiser Division FOUR
Rank
Rear Admiral Lower Half
Comments
Comments Pending
Rear Admiral Lower Half Rear Admiral Lower Half
1957 - 1958
Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)
Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1955 - 1957
Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)/Commander, Battleships-Cruisers, Atlantic Fleet
Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)/Commander, Battleships-Cruisers, Atlantic Fleet
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1953 - 1955
CTF 70/CTG 70.1
CTF 70/CTG 70.1
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1953 - 1953
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
Comments 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
Korean War/Third Korean Winter (1952-53)
Description
Third Korean Winter, 1 December 1952 - 30 April 1953. Meanwhile the armistice talks had stalled. Discord over several issues, but principally the exchange of prisoners of war, had prevented any agreem... More
1952 - 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
1952
USS New Jersey (BB-62)
USS New Jersey (BB-62)
Rank
Captain
Comments
Show Comments
Captain Captain
1951 - 1952
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1950 - 1952
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
1951
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
1950
Commander, Naval Surface Force, Atlantic (COMNAVSURFLANT)/DESRON 20
Commander, Naval Surface Force, Atlantic (COMNAVSURFLANT)/DESRON 20
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1948 - 1950
Naval War College (Faculty Staff)
Naval War College (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1947 - 1948
Commander Atlantic Reserve Fleet (COMLANTRESFLT)
Commander Atlantic Reserve Fleet (COMLANTRESFLT)
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1945 - 1947
Commander Battleship Division 5
Commander Battleship Division 5
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1945 - 1945
USS Texas (BB-35)
USS Texas (BB-35)
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1945 - 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
Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)/Commander, Destroyers, Atlantic Fleet
Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)/Commander, Destroyers, Atlantic Fleet
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1944 - 1945
Commander Destroyers, Battle Force/COMDESDIV 32
Commander Destroyers, Battle Force/COMDESDIV 32
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1944 - 1944
USS Boyle (DD-600)
USS Boyle (DD-600)
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1944 - 1944
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
1944
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
Comments Pending
1944
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
Comments Pending
1944
Europe/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
Description
Description Pending
1944
Anzio Campaign (1944)
Description
On January 1944, in conjunction with a frontal assault, the Allies attempted to turn the Gustav Line by landing troops at Anzio. But the frontal attack failed, and the Allies were unable to break out ... More
Memories
Was the CO of the USS Champlin during this operation
1944 - 1944
Southern France Campaign (1944)
Description
(Southern France Campaign 15 August to 14 September 1944) While the Germans were retreating in Italy in the summer of 1944, the Allies diverted some of their strength in the theater to the invasion of... More
Memories
Was the CO of the USS Champlin during this operation
1944 - 1944
USS Champlin (DD-601)
USS Champlin (DD-601)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Show Comments
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1942 - 1944
Europe/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
Description
Description Pending
1943
Europe/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
Description
Description Pending
1943
Convoy Duty/ West Bound Atlantic Transit
Description
West Bound Transit
Memories
Was the CO of the USS Champlin during this operation
1943 - 1943
Sicily Campaign (1943)
Description
(Sicily Campaign 9 July to 17 August 1943) In preparation for the invasion of Sicily the Allies captured the islands in the Sicilian strait, with aerial bombardment forcing the capitulation of Pantell... More
Memories
Was the CO of the USS Champlin during this operation
1943 - 1943
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
1942
Europe/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
Description
Description Pending
1942
Europe/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
Description
Description Pending
1942
Operation Torch
Description
Operation Torch (initially called Operation Gymnast) ( 8 - 16 November 1942) was the British-American invasion of French North Africa during the North African Campaign of the Second World War which st... More
Memories
Was the CO of the USS Champlin during this operation
1942 - 1942
Commander in Chief, United States Fleet (CINCUS)
Commander in Chief, United States Fleet (CINCUS)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1941 - 1942
CNO - OPNAV
CNO - OPNAV
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1940 - 1941
USS Patterson (DD-392)
USS Patterson (DD-392)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1938 - 1940
American Defense Service Medal
Devices : Bronze Letter A
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
1939
USS Pennsylvania (BB-38)
USS Pennsylvania (BB-38)
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1936 - 1938
Naval Postgraduate School (Faculty Staff)
Naval Postgraduate School (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1934 - 1935
USS Northampton (CA-26)
USS Northampton (CA-26)
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1933 - 1934
USS Dickerson (DD-157)
USS Dickerson (DD-157)
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1932 - 1933
USS Du Pont (DD-152)
USS Du Pont (DD-152)
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1931 - 1932
USS Pittsburgh (CA-4)
USS Pittsburgh (CA-4)
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1930 - 1931
USS Mccormick (DD-223)
USS Mccormick (DD-223)
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1929 - 1930
USS Napa (AT-32)
USS Napa (AT-32)
Rank
Ensign
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1928 - 1928
USS Penguin (AM-33)
USS Penguin (AM-33)
Rank
Ensign
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1927 - 1928
USS Trenton (CL-11)
USS Trenton (CL-11)
Rank
Ensign
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1927 - 1927
Service from 1927

 
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