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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Service Years
1897 - 1945
NEC
114X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Special Operations
Home State
Wisconsin
Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half


Location
Wisconsin
Jun 05, 1963
USS Julius A. Furer (FFG-6)
USS Julius A. Furer (FFG-6)
Rank
[Other Service Rank]
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1966 - 1988
Broken Service
Broken Service
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
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Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1945 - 1951
Service to 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
A Rear Admiral at the outbreak of World War II, he became the Coordinator of Research and Development, and the senior member of the National Research and Development Board. He coordinated widespread r... More
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
Office of Naval Research (ONR)
Office of Naval Research (ONR)
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
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Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1940 - 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
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1942
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
Naval Attache/Asst Naval Attache, CNO - OPNAV
Naval Attache/Asst Naval Attache, CNO - OPNAV
Rank
Captain
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Captain Captain
1935 - 1937
Pearl Harbor Naval Ship Yard
Pearl Harbor Naval Ship Yard
Rank
Commander
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Commander Commander
1928 - 1934
Cavite Philippines
Cavite Philippines
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1927 - 1928
United States Naval Mission (Brazil), State Department, Washington, DC
United States Naval Mission (Brazil), State Department, Washington, DC
Rank
Commander
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Commander Commander
1922 - 1927
Commander in Chief Pacific Fleet (CINCPACFLT)/Commander Pacific Fleet (COMPACFLT)
Commander in Chief Pacific Fleet (CINCPACFLT)/Commander Pacific Fleet (COMPACFLT)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1918 - 1922
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
Naval Construction Force (NCF)
Naval Construction Force (NCF)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
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Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1915 - 1918
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
Furer returned to Washington late in 1915 and took charge of the Supply Division, Bureau of Construction and Repair. Against some opposition by advocates of smaller vessels, he proposed the constructi... More
1915
Naval Ship Yard Philidelphia, PA
Naval Ship Yard Philidelphia, PA
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
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Lieutenant Lieutenant
1910 - 1912
USS Shubrick (TB-31)
USS Shubrick (TB-31)
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Comments
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Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1902 - 1903
USS Indiana (BB-1)
USS Indiana (BB-1)
Rank
Ensign
Comments
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Ensign Ensign
1901 - 1902
Service from 1897

 
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