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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Commander
Service Years
1944 - 1976
NEC
633X-Limited Duty Officer - Aviation Maintenance
Home State
Montana
Commander Commander


Location
Montana
Location of Interment
Saint Mary Cemetery - Missoula, Montana
Mar 12, 2003
Service to 1976
Pacific Missile Test Center (PMTC)
Pacific Missile Test Center (PMTC)
Rank
Commander
NEC
633X-Limited Duty Officer - Aviation Maintenance
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1973 - 1976
VQ-1 World Watchers/Det Atsugi
VQ-1 World Watchers/Det Atsugi
Rank
Commander
NEC
633X-Limited Duty Officer - Aviation Maintenance
Comments
Comments Pending
Commander Commander
1970 - 1973
Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMNAVAIRPAC)
Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMNAVAIRPAC)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
NEC
633X-Limited Duty Officer - Aviation Maintenance
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1968 - 1970
HA(L)-3 Seawolves
HA(L)-3 Seawolves
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
NEC
633X-Limited Duty Officer - Aviation Maintenance
Comments
Show Comments
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1967 - 1968
Commander Naval Forces Vietnam (COMNAVFORV)
Commander Naval Forces Vietnam (COMNAVFORV)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
NEC
633X-Limited Duty Officer - Aviation Maintenance
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1967 - 1968
USN River Patrol Force - Task Force 116 (TF-116)
USN River Patrol Force - Task Force 116 (TF-116)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
NEC
633X-Limited Duty Officer - Aviation Maintenance
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1967 - 1968
SERE School
SERE School
Rank
Lieutenant
NEC
633X-Limited Duty Officer - Aviation Maintenance
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1967 - 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
awarded the Bronze Star medal with a combat "V" for valor during the Tet offensive in February 1968. On the first night of the Tet offensive, Joe, with only two men, defended a Catholic orphanage with... More
1968
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
Tet 1968
1968
Navy Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft... More
Description
HA(L)-3, Det 3
1968
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
HA(L)-3
1968
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
Description Pending
1968
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
Description Pending
1968
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
1968
Vietnam Civil Actions Unit Citation
Criteria
The unit citation of the Republic of Vietnam Civil Actions Medal was awarded certain units by the Vietnamese government for meritorious service during the period 1 March 1961 to 28 March 1974.
Description
Description Pending
1968
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
Description Pending
1968
Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (68)
Description
This Campaign period was from 2 April to 30 June 1968. The Naval air and gun fire support to operations such as Operation Silver Mace gave ground units the needed firepower while AirForce units were m... More
1968 - 1968
Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (67-68)
Description
This Campaign period was from 1 June 1967 to 29 January 1968. By mid-1967, the Navy's Military Sea Transportation Service operated a fleet of 527 reactivated World War II Reserve Fleet ships and chart... More
1967 - 1968
Navy Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft... More
Description
HA(L)-3
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
Description Pending
1967
COMFLTAIR/Quonset Point, RI
COMFLTAIR/Quonset Point, RI
Rank
Lieutenant
NEC
633X-Limited Duty Officer - Aviation Maintenance
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1964 - 1967
NAS Jacksonville FL
NAS Jacksonville FL
Rank
Lieutenant
NEC
633X-Limited Duty Officer - Aviation Maintenance
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1962 - 1964
COMFLTAIR/Quonset Point, RI
COMFLTAIR/Quonset Point, RI
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
NEC
633X-Limited Duty Officer - Aviation Maintenance
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1960 - 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
NAS Brunswick
NAS Brunswick
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
NEC
633X-Limited Duty Officer - Aviation Maintenance
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1958 - 1960
NAS Moffett Field
NAS Moffett Field
Rank
Ensign
NEC
633X-Limited Duty Officer - Aviation Maintenance
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1957 - 1958
NAS Hutchinson
NAS Hutchinson
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
NEC
AMS-0000-Aviation Structural Mechanic Structures
Comments
Comments Pending
AMS-Aviation Structural Mechanic, Structures
1955 - 1957
Navy Good Conduct Medal
Criteria
The Navy Good Conduct Medal (NGCM) is a decoration presented by the United States Navy to recognize members who have completed three years of honorable service. Medals awarded before January 1, 1996 r... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1956
NAS Pensacola
NAS Pensacola
Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
NEC
AMS-0000-Aviation Structural Mechanic Structures
Comments
Comments Pending
AMS-Aviation Structural Mechanic, Structures
1952 - 1955
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
Navy Good Conduct Medal
Criteria
The Navy Good Conduct Medal (NGCM) is a decoration presented by the United States Navy to recognize members who have completed three years of honorable service. Medals awarded before January 1, 1996 r... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1952
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
Shanghai
Shanghai
Rank
Airman
NEC
AMS-0000-Aviation Structural Mechanic Structures
Comments
Comments Pending
AMS-Aviation Structural Mechanic, Structures
1948 - 1949
Navy Good Conduct Medal
Criteria
The Navy Good Conduct Medal (NGCM) is a decoration presented by the United States Navy to recognize members who have completed three years of honorable service. Medals awarded before January 1, 1996 r... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1948
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
1948
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Description Pending
1947
USS No Name (LST-10)
USS No Name (LST-10)
Rank
Hospital Apprentice 2nd Class
NEC
GM-0000-Gunner's Mate
Comments
Comments Pending
1944 - 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
Description Pending
1945
Service from 1944

 
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