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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Service Years
1928 - 1966
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Home State
Massachusetts
Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
Command at Sea


Location
Massachusetts
Plot Coordinates
Unknown
Location of Interment
U.S. Naval Academy Cemetery - Annapolis, Maryland
Dec 17, 1993
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
1999
Service to 1966
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
Rear Admiral Michael F. D. Flaherty, United States Navy, was awarded the Legion of Merit for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the Unite... More
1966
Fleet Training Unit Atlantic (Faculty Staff)
Fleet Training Unit Atlantic (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1963 - 1966
Commander, Cruiser Division SIX
Commander, Cruiser Division SIX
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
NEC
000X-Unknown Navy Officer Classification/ Designator
Comments
Comments Pending
Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1962 - 1963
Commander-in-Chief, US Atlantic Fleet (CINCLANTFLT)/Commander Cruiser Force, Atlantic
Commander-in-Chief, US Atlantic Fleet (CINCLANTFLT)/Commander Cruiser Force, Atlantic
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1961 - 1962
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
CNO - OPNAV
CNO - OPNAV
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1959 - 1961
Commander Middle Eastern Force (COMMIDEASTFOR)
Commander Middle Eastern Force (COMMIDEASTFOR)
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1958 - 1959
Commander, Cruiser Division TWO
Commander, Cruiser Division TWO
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1957 - 1958
Commander, Cruiser Division SIX
Commander, Cruiser Division SIX
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1957 - 1957
Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS)
Bureau of Naval Personnel (BUPERS)
Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
Rear Admiral Upper Half Rear Admiral Upper Half
1954 - 1957
USS Wisconsin (BB-64)
USS Wisconsin (BB-64)
Rank
Captain
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1953 - 1954
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
US Naval Academy Annapolis (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Captain
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain Captain
1951 - 1953
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
Comments Pending
1951
Navy Unit Commendation (NUC)
Criteria
The Navy Unit Commendation may be awarded by the Secretary of the Navy to any unit of the Navy or Marine Corps that distinguishes itself by outstanding heroism in action against an enemy (but not suff... More
Description
Description Pending
1951
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
1951
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
1951
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
1951
USS Noble (APA-218)
USS Noble (APA-218)
Rank
Commander
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1950 - 1951
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 - 1951
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
1950
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
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
1950
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
1950
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
1950
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
1950
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
1950
Naval War College (Faculty Staff)
Naval War College (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Commander
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1949 - 1950
Fleet Combat Training Center Pacific (Faculty Staff)
Fleet Combat Training Center Pacific (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Commander
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1947 - 1949
Bureau of Ordnance
Bureau of Ordnance
Rank
Commander
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1945 - 1947
USS Maryland (BB-46)
USS Maryland (BB-46)
Rank
Commander
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1945 - 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 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
1944
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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1942 - 1943
NAS Moffett Field
NAS Moffett Field
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1942 - 1942
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
1942
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
NAS Lakehurst
NAS Lakehurst
Rank
Lieutenant
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1941 - 1942
Naval School of Mine Warfare (Cadre)
Naval School of Mine Warfare (Cadre)
Rank
Lieutenant
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1941 - 1941
USS Salt Lake City (CA-25)
USS Salt Lake City (CA-25)
Rank
Lieutenant
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1937 - 1941
American Defense Service Medal
Devices : Star in Lieu of the following Clasps
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
1939
NAS Lakehurst
NAS Lakehurst
Rank
Lieutenant
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1934 - 1937
USS Argonaut (SS-166)
USS Argonaut (SS-166)
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
NEC
112X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Submarine Warfare
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1933 - 1934
Submarine School Officers Basic
Submarine School Officers Basic
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
NEC
000X-Unknown Navy Officer Classification/ Designator
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1932 - 1933
USS Monocacy
USS Monocacy
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
NEC
000X-Unknown Navy Officer Classification/ Designator
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1932 - 1932
USS Maryland (BB-46)
USS Maryland (BB-46)
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
NEC
110X-Unrestricted Line Officer - No Specialty Engagement
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1928 - 1932
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
1928 - 1928
Service from 1928

 
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