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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Captain
Service Years
1935 - 1965
NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Home State
Missouri
Captain Captain
Submarine Officer Badge
Command at Sea
Submarine Combat Patrol Badge - 7 Patrols


Location
Missouri
Mar 20, 1993
Service to 1965
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
1954
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
Criteria
Criteria for award of the Republic of Korea Korean War Service Medal (ROK KWSM) have been established by the ROK government. To qualify for the medal, the veteran must have: Served between the outbrea... More
Description
Description Pending
1953
USS Irwin (DD-794)
USS Irwin (DD-794)
Rank
Commander
NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1951 - 1952
COMCRUDESPAC
COMCRUDESPAC
Rank
Commander
NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1951 - 1952
US Pacific Command (USCINCPAC/USPACOM)
US Pacific Command (USCINCPAC/USPACOM)
Rank
Commander
NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1944 - 1952
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
Comments 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
USS Tilefish (SS-307)
USS Tilefish (SS-307)
Rank
Commander
NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1944 - 1945
COMNAVSUBFOR
COMNAVSUBFOR
Rank
Commander
NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1944 - 1945
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
Awarded for actions during the World War II
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Commander Roger Myers Keithly (NSN: 0-74890), United States Navy... 
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1944
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Awarded for actions during the World War II
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Silver Star to Lieutenant Commander Roger Myers Keithly (NSN: 0-74890), United... 
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1943
Submarines
Submarines
Rank
Lieutenant
NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1937 - 1943
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
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
1941
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
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
1941
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
1941
Submarine Training Facility (SUBTRAFAC)/Submarine Training Facility (SUBTRAFAC) Norfolk
Submarine Training Facility (SUBTRAFAC)/Submarine Training Facility (SUBTRAFAC) Norfolk
Rank
Ensign
NEC
117X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare (In Training)
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1937 - 1937
Naval Sea Units
Naval Sea Units
Rank
Ensign
NEC
110X-Unrestricted Line Officer - No Specialty Engagement
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1935 - 1937
Service from 1935
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Ensign
NEC
110X-Unrestricted Line Officer - No Specialty Engagement
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1931 - 1935

 
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