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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Captain
Service Years
1944 - 1974
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Home State
Oklahoma
Captain Captain
Naval Aviator Wings
Command at Sea


Location
Oklahoma
Location of Interment
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery - San Antonio, Texas
Dec 19, 2014
Service to 1974
CNO - OPNAV/Pentagon Navy Command Center (NCC)
CNO - OPNAV/Pentagon Navy Command Center (NCC)
Rank
Captain
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Captain Captain
1974 - 1974
Meritorious Service Medal
Criteria
The Meritorious Service Medal may be awarded to members of the Armed Forces who distinguish themselves by outstanding noncombat achievement or by meritorious service to the United States, but not of a... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1974
Naval Postgraduate School (Faculty Staff)
Naval Postgraduate School (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Captain
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Captain Captain
1972 - 1973
Vietnam War
Description
Overview of the Vietnam War 


Vietnam was the longest war in American history and the most unpopular American war of the 20th century. It resulted in nearly 60,000 American deaths and in an estimated
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Memories
During the Vietnam War, Loomis was assigned to the aircraft carrier Ticonderoga in the Gulf of Tonki
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1960 - 1973
USS Ticonderoga (CVA-14)
USS Ticonderoga (CVA-14)
Rank
Captain
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Captain Captain
1971 - 1972
USS Ticonderoga (CVS-14)
USS Ticonderoga (CVS-14)
Rank
Commander
NEC
132X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Naval Flight Officer
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Commander Commander
1968 - 1971
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
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1970
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
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1969
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
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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
Joint Program Executive Office (JPEO)/Air Anti-Submarine Warfare, Assault, and Special Missions (ASWASM)
Joint Program Executive Office (JPEO)/Air Anti-Submarine Warfare, Assault, and Special Missions (ASWASM)
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
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Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1960 - 1965
Tactical Air Anti-Submarine Warfare Oceanography
Tactical Air Anti-Submarine Warfare Oceanography
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
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Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1958 - 1960
Flight Instructors School
Flight Instructors School
Rank
Lieutenant
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Lieutenant Lieutenant
1954 - 1958
Joint Program Executive Office (JPEO)/Aircraft Carriers
Joint Program Executive Office (JPEO)/Aircraft Carriers
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
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Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1950 - 1954
Purple Heart
Criteria
The Purple Heart may be awarded to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving under competent authority in any capacity with one of the Armed Forces, has been wounded, kill... More
Comments
In the Korean War, he flew bombing missions near the border of China and North Korea. He was wounded by shrapnel in a mission, and his efforts earned him an air medal and a purple heart.
1953
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
In the Korean War, he flew bombing missions near the border of China and North Korea. He was wounded by shrapnel in a mission, and his efforts earned him an air medal and a purple heart.
1953
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
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1953
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
Memories
During the Korean War, Loomis flew bombing missions near the border of China and North Korea. He was... More
1950 - 1953
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
Services performed during operations in China or in Chinese territorial waters or contiguous ocean areas from 7 July 1937 to 7 September 1939 and 2 September 1945 and 1 April 1957. Awarded for the Ko... More
1952
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
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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
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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
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1950
Naval Flight Schools
Naval Flight Schools
Rank
Ensign
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Ensign Ensign
1948 - 1949
Broken Service
Broken Service
Rank
Ensign
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Ensign Ensign
1945 - 1948
Naval Flight Training
Naval Flight Training
Rank
Ensign
NEC
630X-Limited Duty Officer - Aviation
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Ensign Ensign
1944 - 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 Pre-Flight School
Navy Pre-Flight School
Rank
Ensign
Comments
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Ensign Ensign
1944 - 1944
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
1944
Service from 1944
 University of Southern California NROTC (Faculty Staff)
University of Southern California NROTC (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Naval Aviation Cadet
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1942 - 1944
USS West Virginia (BB-48)
USS West Virginia (BB-48)
Rank
Midshipman
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1943 - 1943

 
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