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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Admiral
Service Years
1934 - 1971
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Home State
Florida
Admiral Admiral
Naval Aviator Wings


Location
Florida
Dec 08, 2007
Service to 1971
Navy Material Command (NAVMAT)
Navy Material Command (NAVMAT)
Rank
Admiral
Comments
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Admiral Admiral
1970 - 1971
Navy Material Command (NAVMAT)
Navy Material Command (NAVMAT)
Rank
Vice Admiral
Comments
Comments Pending
Vice Admiral Vice Admiral
1967 - 1969
CNO - OPNAV/Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (DCNO). (Warfare Requirements and Programs) (N7)
CNO - OPNAV/Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (DCNO). (Warfare Requirements and Programs) (N7)
Rank
Rear Admiral Lower Half
Comments
Comments Pending
Rear Admiral Lower Half Rear Admiral Lower Half
1963 - 1967
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
Rank
Rear Admiral Lower Half
Comments
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Rear Admiral Lower Half Rear Admiral Lower Half
1952 - 1963
Vice Chief of Naval Operations (VCNO)/DCNO (Operations)
Vice Chief of Naval Operations (VCNO)/DCNO (Operations)
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1950 - 1951
NAS North Island
NAS North Island
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1949 - 1950
USS Boxer (CVA-21)
USS Boxer (CVA-21)
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1948 - 1949
CNO - OPNAV/Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (DCNO). (Warfare Requirements and Programs) (N7)
CNO - OPNAV/Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (DCNO). (Warfare Requirements and Programs) (N7)
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1946 - 1947
DCNO (M,P,T&E)/Deputy Chief of Naval Operations OP-01
DCNO (M,P,T&E)/Deputy Chief of Naval Operations OP-01
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1944 - 1946
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
1945
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
1945
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
1945
Air Medal
Criteria
The Air Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievement, or by meritorious service while partic... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1945
Air Medal
Criteria
The Air Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievement, or by meritorious service while partic... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1945
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
1945
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
1945
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
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
Iwo Jima Operation
Description
The Battle of Iwo Jima (19 February – 26 March 1945), or Operation Detachment, was a major battle in which the United States Armed Forces fought for and captured the island of Iwo Jima from the Japane... More
Memories
Hornet and her Air Group supported operations in Palau, Guam, Iwo Jima, Saipan and Tinian and the Ba... More
1945 - 1945
Southern Philippines Campaign (1945)
Description
On 10 March 1945, the U.S. Eighth Army—under Lt. Gen. Robert L. Eichelberger—was formally ordered by Gen. Douglas MacArthur to clear the rest of Mindanao, with the start of Operation VICTOR V, with ex... More
Memories
Hornet and her Air Group supported operations in Palau, Guam, Iwo Jima, Saipan and Tinian and the Ba... More
1945 - 1945
USS Hornet (CV-12)
USS Hornet (CV-12)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1944 - 1945
Carrier Air Group 2 (CVG-2)
Carrier Air Group 2 (CVG-2)
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1944 - 1945
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
Comments Pending
1944
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
Comments Pending
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
Air Medal
Criteria
The Air Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievement, or by meritorious service while partic... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1944
Air Medal
Criteria
The Air Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievement, or by meritorious service while partic... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1944
Air Medal
Criteria
The Air Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievement, or by meritorious service while partic... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1944
Air Medal
Criteria
The Air Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievement, or by meritorious service while partic... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1944
Air Medal
Criteria
The Air Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievement, or by meritorious service while partic... More
Comments
Comments 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
Description Pending
1944
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
1944
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
1944
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
1944
Battle of Philippine Sea
Description
The Battle of the Philippine Sea (June 19–20, 1944) was a major naval battle of World War II that eliminated the Imperial Japanese Navy's ability to conduct large-scale carrier actions. It took place ... More
Memories
At the Battle of the Philippine Sea, he was handed a contact report that indicated the possible pres... More
1944 - 1944
Battle of Guam
Description
Guam, ringed by reefs, cliffs, and heavy surf, presents a formidable challenge for an attacker. But despite the obstacles, on 21 July, the Americans landed on both sides of the Orote peninsula on the ... More
Memories
Hornet and her Air Group supported operations in Palau, Guam, Iwo Jima, Saipan and Tinian and the Ba... More
1944 - 1944
Battle of Tinian
Description
The Battle of Tinian was a battle of the Pacific campaign of World War II, fought on the island of Tinian in the Mariana Islands from 24 July until 1 August 1944. The 9,000-man Japanese garrison was e... More
Memories
Hornet and her Air Group supported operations in Palau, Guam, Iwo Jima, Saipan and Tinian and the Ba... More
1944 - 1944
Battle of Peleliu
Description
The Battle of Peleliu, codenamed Operation Stalemate II, was fought between the United States and the Empire of Japan in the Pacific Theater of World War II, from September–November 1944 on the island... More
Memories
Hornet and her Air Group supported operations in Palau, Guam, Iwo Jima, Saipan and Tinian and the Ba... More
1944 - 1944
VT-2/VTB-2 (WW II)
VT-2/VTB-2 (WW II)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1942 - 1942
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
1941
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
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
Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941,
1941
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
1941
Attack on Pearl Harbor
Description
The attack on Pearl Harbor, also known as the Battle of Pearl Harbor, the Hawaii Operation or Operation AI by the Japanese Imperial General Headquarters,  and Operation Z during planning, was a surpri... More
Memories
[edit] Attack on Pearl Harbor
During the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941, then-Lie
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1941 - 1941
USS Savannah (CL-42)
USS Savannah (CL-42)
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1938 - 1940
VT-6 Shooters
VT-6 Shooters
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Comments
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Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1937 - 1938
USS Enterprise (CV-6)
USS Enterprise (CV-6)
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1937 - 1938
Naval Aviation Preflight Indoctrination (API), NAS Pensacola, FL
Naval Aviation Preflight Indoctrination (API), NAS Pensacola, FL
Rank
Ensign
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1936 - 1937
USS Arizona (BB-39)
USS Arizona (BB-39)
Rank
Ensign
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1934 - 1936
Service from 1934
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Ensign
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Ensign Ensign
1930 - 1934

 
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