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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Commander
Service Years
1941 - 1961
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Home State
Massachusetts
Commander Commander
Naval Aviator Wings


Location
Massachusetts
Oct 27, 2001
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
2003
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
2003
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
2003
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
2003
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
2003
China Service Medal
Criteria
The China Service Medal was awarded to Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard personnel who: Served ashore in China or who were attached to any of the vessels that operated in support of the operations in... More
Description
Description Pending
2003
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
2003
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
2003
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
2003
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
2003
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Description Pending
2003
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
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
2003
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
2003
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
2003
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
2003
Service to 1961
NAAS New Bedford, CT
NAAS New Bedford, CT
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1960 - 1961
NAVSTA Rota, Spain
NAVSTA Rota, Spain
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1958 - 1960
NAS Pensacola
NAS Pensacola
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1955 - 1958
VP-34
VP-34
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1954 - 1955
NAS Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
NAS Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1953 - 1954
Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI)
Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1951 - 1953
Korean War
Description
The Korean War; 25 June 1950 - 27 July 1953) began when North Korea invaded South Korea. The United Nations, with the United States as the principal force, came to the aid of South Korea. China came t... More
1950 - 1953
VP-47 Golden Swordsmen
VP-47 Golden Swordsmen
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1950 - 1951
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
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Distinguished Flying Cross to Commander [then Lieutenant Commander] Randall Thomas Boyd, Jr. (NSN: 0-100336), United Stat... More
1950
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
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting a gold Star in lieu of a Second Award of the Distinguished Flying Cross to Commander [then Lieutenant Commander] Randall Thom... More
1950
Naval Postgraduate School (Faculty Staff)/NPS MIT Boston MA (Faculty Staff)
Naval Postgraduate School (Faculty Staff)/NPS MIT Boston MA (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1947 - 1948
NAS Pensacola
NAS Pensacola
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1943 - 1944
Naval Flight School
Naval Flight School
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1943 - 1944
USS Dallas (DD-199)
USS Dallas (DD-199)
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1941 - 1943
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
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Silver Star to Lieutenant, Junior Grade Randall Thomas Boyd, Jr. (NSN: 0-100336), United States Navy, for conspicuous gal... More
1942
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
The citation awarded to the United States Ship Dallas, reads as follows:

"For outstanding participation in the capture of Port Lyautey Airfield, French Morocco, November 10, 1942. With U.S. Army Raide... 
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1942
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Midshipman
Comments
Comments Pending
1937 - 1941
Service from 1941
Neutrality Operations in the North Atlantic
Description
Organized in September 1939 as a response to the war in Europe, was ordered to track and report the movements of any warlike operations of belligerents in the waters of the Western Hemisphere
1939 - 1941

 
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