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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Vice Admiral
Service Years
1952 - 1983
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Home State
Alabama
Vice Admiral Vice Admiral
Naval Aviator Wings
Command at Sea
Command Ashore


Location
Alabama
Location of Interment
Eastern Shore Chapel Cemetery - Virginia Beach, Virginia
Oct 14, 1983
Air Medal (pre 1975)
Devices : Gold Letter V
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 (pre 1975)
Devices : Gold Letter V
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 (pre 1975)
Devices : Gold Letter V
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 (pre 1975)
Devices : Gold Letter V
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
Service to 1983
Naval Air Forces Atlantic Fleet, Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)
Naval Air Forces Atlantic Fleet, Commander, US Fleet Forces Command (COMUSFLTFORCOM)
Rank
Vice Admiral
Location
Norfolk - Virginia
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
Vice Admiral Vice Admiral
1983 - 1983
USS America (CV-66)
USS America (CV-66)
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Location
Norfolk - Virginia
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
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Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1977 - 1978
COMCARGRU 8, COMNAVAIRLANT
COMCARGRU 8, COMNAVAIRLANT
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Location
Norfolk - Virginia
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
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Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1977 - 1978
USS Enterprise (CVN-65)
USS Enterprise (CVN-65)
Rank
Captain
Location
Alameda - California
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
Show Comments
Captain Captain
1974 - 1976
USS San Jose (AFS-7)
USS San Jose (AFS-7)
Rank
Captain
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
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Captain Captain
1973 - 1974
USS Enterprise (CVAN-65)
USS Enterprise (CVAN-65)
Rank
Commander
Location
Alameda - California
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
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Commander Commander
1970 - 1972
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
1972
Naval Reactors
Naval Reactors
Rank
Commander
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
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Commander Commander
1969 - 1970
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
1970
Nuclear Power Training Command (Faculty Staff), Naval Nuclear Power Training Command (NNPTC)
Nuclear Power Training Command (Faculty Staff), Naval Nuclear Power Training Command (NNPTC)
Rank
Commander
Location
West Milton - New York
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1969 - 1969
Nuclear Power Training Command (Faculty Staff), Naval Nuclear Power Training Command (NNPTC)
Nuclear Power Training Command (Faculty Staff), Naval Nuclear Power Training Command (NNPTC)
Rank
Commander
Location
Bainbridge - Maryland
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1968 - 1969
Air Medal (pre 1975)
Devices : Gold Letter V
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
RA5-C Ops
1969
RVAH-9 - Hoot Owls
RVAH-9 - Hoot Owls
Rank
Commander
Comments
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Commander Commander
1966 - 1968
Distinguished Flying Cross
Devices : Gold Letter V
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
Combat ops in Viet Nam with RVAH-9.
1968
Bronze Star
Devices : Gold Letter V
Criteria
The Bronze Star Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces of the United States in a combat theater, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding ac... More
Comments
Ra-5C Vigilante ops in Viet Nam
1968
Bronze Star
Devices : Gold Letter V
Criteria
The Bronze Star Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces of the United States in a combat theater, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding ac... More
Comments
Ops involving the RA5-C Vigilante.
1968
Air Medal (pre 1975)
Devices : Gold Letter V
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
RVAH Ops
1968
Air Medal (pre 1975)
Devices : Gold Letter V
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
1968
Air Medal (pre 1975)
Devices : Gold Letter V
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
1968
Air Wing 73 L
Air Wing 73 L
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Location
West Coast - United States
Comments
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Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1963 - 1968
Legion of Merit
Devices : Gold Letter V
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
Service with RVAH-6 as CO, flying the RA-5 Vigilante during combat operations over Viet Nam.
1967
Air Medal (pre 1975)
Devices : Gold Letter V
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
RVAH Ops
1967
Vietnam Service Medal
Criteria
The Vietnam Service Medal was awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who served at any time between July 4, 1965, and March 28, 1973, in Vietnam or its contiguous waters or airspa... More
Description
RVAH Ops
1967
Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation
Criteria
The Republic of Vietnam Meritorious Unit Citation (Gallantry Cross Colors) was authorized to be worn by units individually cited for service in military operations in support of the government of Sout... More
Description
Description Pending
1967
Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal
Criteria
This medal is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who: 1. Served for 6 months in South Vietnam during the period 1 Mar 61 and 28 Mar 73; or 2. Served outside the geographical l... More
Description
Service in RVAH squadrons deployed to the SEA ops area.
1967
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
RVAH Ops
1966
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
1965
Naval Postgraduate School (Faculty Staff)
Naval Postgraduate School (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Lieutenant
Location
Monterey - California
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
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Lieutenant Lieutenant
1960 - 1963
VFP-62
VFP-62
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1956 - 1959
Naval Flight Training
Naval Flight Training
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Location
Pensacola - Florida
NEC
139X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot (In Training)
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1955 - 1956
USS O'Hare (DD-889)
USS O'Hare (DD-889)
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1954 - 1955
USS Corry (DD-817)
USS Corry (DD-817)
Rank
Ensign
NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1952 - 1954
Service from 1952

 
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