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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Lieutenant
Service Years
1943 - 1946
Home State
Oklahoma
Lieutenant Lieutenant


Location
Oklahoma
Jan 08, 1991
Service to 1946
USS Belleau Wood (CVL-24)
USS Belleau Wood (CVL-24)
Rank
Lieutenant
Designator/NEC
616X-Limited Duty Officer - Ordnance - Surface
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1943 - 1946
COMPATRECONFOR 5th/7th  FLEET
COMPATRECONFOR 5th/7th FLEET
Rank
Lieutenant
Designator/NEC
000X-Unknown Navy Officer Classification/ Designator
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Lieutenant Lieutenant
1943 - 1946
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
USS BELLEAU WOOD (CV-24 / CVL-24)
Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons

Presidential Unit Citation
American Campaign Medal
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (12 stars)
World War II Victory Me... 
More
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
USS BELLEAU WOOD (CV-24 / CVL-24)
Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons

Presidential Unit Citation
American Campaign Medal
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (12 stars)
World War II Victory Me... 
More
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
USS BELLEAU WOOD (CV-24 / CVL-24)
Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons

Presidential Unit Citation
American Campaign Medal
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (12 stars)
World War II Victory Me... 
More
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
USS BELLEAU WOOD (CV-24 / CVL-24)
Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons

Presidential Unit Citation
American Campaign Medal
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (12 stars)
World War II Victory Me... 
More
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
USS BELLEAU WOOD (CV-24 / CVL-24)
Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons

Presidential Unit Citation
American Campaign Medal
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (12 stars)
World War II Victory Me... 
More
1945
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
USS BELLEAU WOOD (CV-24 / CVL-24)
Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons

Presidential Unit Citation
American Campaign Medal
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (12 stars)
World War II Victory Me... 
More
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
USS BELLEAU WOOD (CV-24 / CVL-24)
Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons

Presidential Unit Citation
American Campaign Medal
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (12 stars)
World War II Victory Me... 
More
1945
Philippine Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Philippine Presidential Unit Citation is a unit decoration of the Republic of the Philippines. It has been awarded to certain units of the United States military for actions both during and subseq... More
Description
USS BELLEAU WOOD (CV-24 / CVL-24)
Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons

Presidential Unit Citation
American Campaign Medal
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (12 stars)
World War II Victory Me... 
More
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
USS BELLEAU WOOD (CV-24 / CVL-24)
Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons

Presidential Unit Citation
American Campaign Medal
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (12 stars)
World War II Victory Me... 
More
1945
Asiatic-Pacific Theater
Description
The plan of the Pacific subseries was determined by the geography, strategy, and the military organization of a theater largely oceanic. Two independent, coordinate commands, one in the Southwest Paci... More
Memories
USS Belleau Wood (CVL-24)
World War II

After a brief shakedown cruise, Belleau Wood reported to the Pa


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1945 - 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
Memories
USS Belleau Wood (CVL-24)
World War II

After a brief shakedown cruise, Belleau Wood reported to the Pa


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1945 - 1945
Luzon Campaign (1944-45)
Description
On December 15, 1944, landings against minimal resistance were made on the southern beaches of the island of Mindoro, a key location in the planned Lingayen Gulf operations, in support of major landin... More
Memories
USS Belleau Wood (CVL-24)
World War II

After a brief shakedown cruise, Belleau Wood reported to the Pa


... More
1944 - 1945
Luzon Campaign (1944-45)
Description
On December 15, 1944, landings against minimal resistance were made on the southern beaches of the island of Mindoro, a key location in the planned Lingayen Gulf operations, in support of major landin... More
Memories
USS Belleau Wood (CVL-24)
World War II

After a brief shakedown cruise, Belleau Wood reported to the Pa


... More
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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Memories
USS Belleau Wood (CVL-24)
World War II

After a brief shakedown cruise, Belleau Wood reported to the Pa


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1943 - 1945
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
USS BELLEAU WOOD (CV-24 / CVL-24)
Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons

Presidential Unit Citation
American Campaign Medal
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (12 stars)
World War II Victory Me... 
More
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
USS BELLEAU WOOD (CV-24 / CVL-24)
Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons

Presidential Unit Citation
American Campaign Medal
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (12 stars)
World War II Victory Me... 
More
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
USS BELLEAU WOOD (CV-24 / CVL-24)
Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons

Presidential Unit Citation
American Campaign Medal
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (12 stars)
World War II Victory Me... 
More
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
USS BELLEAU WOOD (CV-24 / CVL-24)
Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons

Presidential Unit Citation
American Campaign Medal
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (12 stars)
World War II Victory Me... 
More
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
USS BELLEAU WOOD (CV-24 / CVL-24)
Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons

Presidential Unit Citation
American Campaign Medal
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (12 stars)
World War II Victory Me... 
More
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
USS BELLEAU WOOD (CV-24 / CVL-24)
Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons

Presidential Unit Citation
American Campaign Medal
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (12 stars)
World War II Victory Me... 
More
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
USS BELLEAU WOOD (CV-24 / CVL-24)
Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons

Presidential Unit Citation
American Campaign Medal
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (12 stars)
World War II Victory Me... 
More
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
USS BELLEAU WOOD (CV-24 / CVL-24)
Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons

Presidential Unit Citation
American Campaign Medal
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (12 stars)
World War II Victory Me... 
More
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
USS BELLEAU WOOD (CV-24 / CVL-24)
Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons

Presidential Unit Citation
American Campaign Medal
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (12 stars)
World War II Victory Me... 
More
1944
Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)
Description
The Mariana and Palau Islands campaign, also known as Operation Forager, was an offensive launched by United States forces against Imperial Japanese forces in the Mariana Islands and Palau in the Paci... More
Memories
USS Belleau Wood (CVL-24)
World War II

After a brief shakedown cruise, Belleau Wood reported to the Pa


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1944 - 1944
Battle of Leyte Gulf
Description
The Battle of Leyte Gulf, also called the Battles for Leyte Gulf, and formerly known as the Second Battle of the Philippine Sea, is generally considered to be the largest naval battle of World War II ... More
Memories
USS Belleau Wood (CVL-24)
World War II

After a brief shakedown cruise, Belleau Wood reported to the Pa


... More
1944 - 1944
Battle of Philippine Sea
Description
The Battle of the Philippine Sea (June 19–20, 1944) was a major naval battle of World War II that eliminated the Imperial Japanese Navy's ability to conduct large-scale carrier actions. It took place ... More
Memories
USS Belleau Wood (CVL-24)
World War II

After a brief shakedown cruise, Belleau Wood reported to the Pa


... More
1944 - 1944
Battle of Kwajalein Atoll (Operation Flintlock)
Description
The Battle of Kwajalein was fought as part of the Pacific campaign of World War II. It took place from 31 January-3 February 1944, on Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands. Employing the hard-learne... More
Memories
USS Belleau Wood (CVL-24)
World War II

After a brief shakedown cruise, Belleau Wood reported to the Pa


... More
1944 - 1944
Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)
Description
The Solomon Islands campaign was a major campaign of the Pacific War of World War II. The campaign began with Japanese landings and occupation of several areas in the British Solomon Islands and Bouga... More
Memories
USS Belleau Wood (CVL-24)
World War II

After a brief shakedown cruise, Belleau Wood reported to the Pa


... More
1943 - 1944
Direct Commission Officer Indoctrination Course (Faculty Staff)
Direct Commission Officer Indoctrination Course (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Ensign
Designator/NEC
116X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare (In Training)
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1943 - 1943
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
USS BELLEAU WOOD (CV-24 / CVL-24)
Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons

Presidential Unit Citation
American Campaign Medal
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (12 stars)
World War II Victory Me... 
More
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
USS BELLEAU WOOD (CV-24 / CVL-24)
Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons

Presidential Unit Citation
American Campaign Medal
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal (12 stars)
World War II Victory Me... 
More
1943
Marshall Islands Operation
Description
In the Pacific Theater of World War II, the Gilbert and Marshall Islands campaign, from November 1943 through February 1944, were key strategic operations of the United States Pacific Fleet and Marine... More
Memories
USS Belleau Wood (CVL-24)
World War II

After a brief shakedown cruise, Belleau Wood reported to the Pa


... More
1943 - 1943
Battle of Tarawa
Description
The Battle of Tarawa (US code name Operation Galvanic) was a battle in the Pacific Theater of World War II, fought from November 20 to November 23, 1943. It took place at the Tarawa Atoll in the Gilbe... More
Memories
USS Belleau Wood (CVL-24)
World War II

After a brief shakedown cruise, Belleau Wood reported to the Pa


... More
1943 - 1943
Service from 1943
Naval attack of Truk (Operation Hailstone)
Description
Operation Hailstone was a massive naval air and surface attack launched on February 16–17, 1944, during World War II by the United States Navy against the Japanese naval and air base at Truk in the Ca... More
Memories
USS Belleau Wood (CVL-24)
World War II

After a brief shakedown cruise, Belleau Wood reported to the Pa


... More
1941 - 1943
Naval attack of Truk (Operation Hailstone)
Description
Operation Hailstone was a massive naval air and surface attack launched on February 16–17, 1944, during World War II by the United States Navy against the Japanese naval and air base at Truk in the Ca... More
Memories
USS Belleau Wood (CVL-24)
World War II

After a brief shakedown cruise, Belleau Wood reported to the Pa


... More
1941 - 1943
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US Army (USA)
Rank
[Other Service Rank]
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1933 - 1936

 
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