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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Admiral
Service Years
1917 - 1957
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Home State
Michigan
Admiral Admiral
Naval Aviator Wings


Location
Michigan
Sep 08, 1975
Service to 1957
CNO - OPNAV/Vice Chief of Naval Operations (VCNO)
CNO - OPNAV/Vice Chief of Naval Operations (VCNO)
Rank
Admiral
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
Admiral Admiral
1951 - 1956
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
COMSECONDFLT
COMSECONDFLT
Rank
Vice Admiral
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
Show Comments
Vice Admiral Vice Admiral
1948 - 1950
CNO - OPNAV/Deputy Chief of Naval Operations
CNO - OPNAV/Deputy Chief of Naval Operations
Rank
Vice Admiral
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
Vice Admiral Vice Admiral
1947 - 1948
Commander in Chief Pacific Fleet (CINCPACFLT)/Commander Pacific Fleet (COMPACFLT)
Commander in Chief Pacific Fleet (CINCPACFLT)/Commander Pacific Fleet (COMPACFLT)
Rank
Vice Admiral
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
Vice Admiral Vice Admiral
1946 - 1947
Carrier Division 7 (COMCARDIV 7)
Carrier Division 7 (COMCARDIV 7)
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1945 - 1946
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
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
Comments 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
Commander in Chief, United States Fleet (CINCUS)
Commander in Chief, United States Fleet (CINCUS)
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
Show Comments
Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1942 - 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
1943
USS Essex (CV-9)
USS Essex (CV-9)
Rank
Captain
NEC
000X-Unknown Navy Officer Classification/ Designator
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1941 - 1943
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
1942
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
USS Long Island (CVE-1)
USS Long Island (CVE-1)
Rank
Commander
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1941 - 1941
Battle of Wake Island
Description
The Battle of Wake Island began simultaneously with the Attack on Pearl Harbor and ended on 23 December 1941, with the surrender of the American forces to the Empire of Japan. It was fought on and aro... More
1941 - 1941
NAS Pensacola
NAS Pensacola
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1939 - 1940
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
1939
Bureau of Aeronautics
Bureau of Aeronautics
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1937 - 1939
Naval Postgraduate School (Faculty Staff)/Masters Program (Faculty Staff)
Naval Postgraduate School (Faculty Staff)/Masters Program (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Lieutenant
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1921 - 1926
Naval Aviation Preflight Indoctrination (API), NAS Pensacola, FL
Naval Aviation Preflight Indoctrination (API), NAS Pensacola, FL
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
NEC
000X-Unknown Navy Officer Classification/ Designator
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1920 - 1921
USS Oklahoma (BB-37)
USS Oklahoma (BB-37)
Rank
Ensign
NEC
000X-Unknown Navy Officer Classification/ Designator
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1917 - 1920
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
1918
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
Service from 1917
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Midshipman
Comments
Comments Pending
1913 - 1917

 
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