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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Admiral
Service Years
1918 - 1959
NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
Home State
Arkansas
Admiral Admiral
Command at Sea
Command Ashore


Location
Arkansas
Jan 11, 1984
Service to 1959
Commander Naval Forces Eastern Atlantic /Mediterranean (CINCNELM/COMNELM)
Commander Naval Forces Eastern Atlantic /Mediterranean (CINCNELM/COMNELM)
Rank
Admiral
Comments
Comments Pending
Admiral Admiral
1957 - 1959
Operation Bluebat (Lebanon)
Description
Tension in the Middle East began to increase in 1957, when it seemed as though Syria was about to fall to communism. Acting on his recent increased commitment to the region, and in order to protect ne... More
Memories
14, 1958, the Hashemite dynasty in Iraq was overthrown by a military coup d'Útat. Fearing that he wo... More
1958 - 1958
Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS)
Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS)
Rank
Vice Admiral
Comments
Comments Pending
Vice Admiral Vice Admiral
1953 - 1957
Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)
Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)
Rank
Rear Admiral Lower Half
Comments
Comments Pending
Rear Admiral Lower Half Rear Admiral Lower Half
1950 - 1953
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
1947 - 1950
Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS)
Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS)
Rank
Rear Admiral Lower Half
Comments
Comments Pending
Rear Admiral Lower Half Rear Admiral Lower Half
1946 - 1947
Commander Training Command US Pacific Fleet (COMTRAPAC)
Commander Training Command US Pacific Fleet (COMTRAPAC)
Rank
Rear Admiral Lower Half
Comments
Comments Pending
Rear Admiral Lower Half Rear Admiral Lower Half
1945 - 1946
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
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
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
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
participated in strikes on the Japanese homeland from March to July 1945.
1945 - 1945
USS Iowa (BB-61)
USS Iowa (BB-61)
Rank
Captain
Comments
Show Comments
Captain Captain
1944 - 1945
Luzon Campaign (1944-45)
Description
On December 15, 1944, landings against minimal resistance were made on the southern beaches of the island of Mindoro, a key location in the planned Lingayen Gulf operations, in support of major landin... More
Memories
Holloway assumed command of the battleship Iowa, flagship of Battleship Division 7, in November 1944... More
1944 - 1945
Luzon Campaign (1944-45)
Description
On December 15, 1944, landings against minimal resistance were made on the southern beaches of the island of Mindoro, a key location in the planned Lingayen Gulf operations, in support of major landin... More
Memories
Holloway assumed command of the battleship Iowa, flagship of Battleship Division 7, in November 1944... More
1944 - 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
1944
Philippine Liberation Medal
Criteria
The Philippine Liberation Medal was awarded for service in the liberation of the Philippines from October 17, 1944, to September 2, 1945. In order to qualify, one of the following provisions must be m... More
Description
Description Pending
1944
Chief of Naval Personnel (CHNAVPERS)
Chief of Naval Personnel (CHNAVPERS)
Rank
Captain
Comments
Show Comments
Captain Captain
1943 - 1944
USS Hamul (AD-20)
USS Hamul (AD-20)
Rank
Captain
Comments
Show Comments
Captain Captain
1943 - 1943
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
1943
Commander, Naval Surface Force, Atlantic (COMNAVSURFLANT)/DESRON 10
Commander, Naval Surface Force, Atlantic (COMNAVSURFLANT)/DESRON 10
Rank
Captain
Comments
Show Comments
Captain Captain
1942 - 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
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
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
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
November he led Desron 10 in screening the landings at Casablanca during the opening stages of Oper... More
1942 - 1942
Commander Training Command US Atlantic Fleet (COMTRALANT)
Commander Training Command US Atlantic Fleet (COMTRALANT)
Rank
Commander
Comments
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Commander Commander
1940 - 1942
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
1941
Commander Atlantic Squadron (COMLANTRON)
Commander Atlantic Squadron (COMLANTRON)
Rank
Commander
Comments
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Commander Commander
1939 - 1940
USS Sirius (AK-15)
USS Sirius (AK-15)
Rank
Commander
Comments
Show Comments
Commander Commander
1939 - 1939
USS Idaho (BB-42)
USS Idaho (BB-42)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Show Comments
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1938 - 1939
Commander Training Command US Atlantic Fleet (COMTRALANT)
Commander Training Command US Atlantic Fleet (COMTRALANT)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Show Comments
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1935 - 1938
USS Hopkins (DD-249)
USS Hopkins (DD-249)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Show Comments
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1934 - 1935
Commander, Naval Surface Force, Pacific (COMNAVSURFPAC)/COMDESRON 3
Commander, Naval Surface Force, Pacific (COMNAVSURFPAC)/COMDESRON 3
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1934 - 1935
Commander Cruisers Scouting Force
Commander Cruisers Scouting Force
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Show Comments
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1933 - 1934
USS Nevada (BB-36)
USS Nevada (BB-36)
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Show Comments
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1932 - 1933
Naval War College (Faculty Staff)
Naval War College (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Show Comments
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1930 - 1932
USS West Virginia (BB-48)
USS West Virginia (BB-48)
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Show Comments
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1926 - 1928
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Show Comments
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1924 - 1926
USS Truxtun (DD-229)
USS Truxtun (DD-229)
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1922 - 1924
USS Mccormick (DD-223)
USS Mccormick (DD-223)
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1921 - 1922
USS Wainwright (DD-62)
USS Wainwright (DD-62)
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1921 - 1921
USS Florida (BB-30)
USS Florida (BB-30)
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1919 - 1921
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
1919
USS Monaghan (DD-32)
USS Monaghan (DD-32)
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1918 - 1919
Service from 1918
Anti-Submarine Warfare
Description
Submarine Chasers operated in the Atlantic. http://www.subchaser.org/
Memories
Commissioned ensign on June 7, 1918, he was assigned to the destroyer Monaghan, operating out of Bre... More
1917 - 1918
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Ensign
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1915 - 1918

 
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