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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Service Years
1940 - 1979
Home State
North Carolina
Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
Naval Aviator Wings
Command at Sea


Location
North Carolina
May 11, 1999
Service to 1979
CNO - OPNAV/Vice Chief of Naval Operations (VCNO)
CNO - OPNAV/Vice Chief of Naval Operations (VCNO)
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Comments
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Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1977 - 1979
Major Commands
Major Commands
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Comments
Comments Pending
Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1970 - 1975
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
Navy decorations, include two Distinguished Service Medals and the Legion of Merit.
1970
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
Navy decorations, include two Distinguished Service Medals and the Legion of Merit.
1970
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
Navy decorations, include two Distinguished Service Medals and the Legion of Merit.
1970
USS Forrestal (CVA-59)
USS Forrestal (CVA-59)
Rank
Captain
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Captain Captain
1968 - 1969
CNO - OPNAV/Pentagon Navy Command Center (NCC)
CNO - OPNAV/Pentagon Navy Command Center (NCC)
Rank
Captain
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Captain Captain
1962 - 1963
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
1961
Major Commands
Major Commands
Rank
Commander
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Commander Commander
1959 - 1961
National War College
National War College
Rank
Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1958 - 1959
NAS Patuxent River (NASPAX)
NAS Patuxent River (NASPAX)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
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Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1956 - 1958
Naval War College (Faculty Staff)
Naval War College (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1955 - 1956
CNO - OPNAV/Personnel Exchange Program (PEP)
CNO - OPNAV/Personnel Exchange Program (PEP)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
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Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1953 - 1955
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
Naval Flight School
Naval Flight School
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
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Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1946 - 1947
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
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign with four stars.
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
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign with four stars.
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
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign with four stars.
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
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
1945
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
Two campaigns.
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
1945 - 1945
USS North Carolina (BB-55)
USS North Carolina (BB-55)
Rank
Ensign
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Ensign Ensign
1944 - 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
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
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
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign with four stars.
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
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign with four stars.
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
Two campaigns.
1944
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Midshipman
Comments
Comments Pending
1940 - 1944
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
1940
Service from 1940

 
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