STROH, Albert, Jr., CAPT

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Last Service Branch
Civil Engineer
Last Primary NEC
510X-Civil Engineer Corps
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1972-1974, 510X, Naval Facility Engineering Command (NAVFAC )
Service Years
1942 - 1974
Civil Engineer

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Home Town
Hooper, Nebraska
Last Address
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Date of Passing
Aug 17, 2014
Location of Interment
Fort Sheridan Post Cemetery - Highwood, Illinois
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 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin US Navy Retired 20

 Unofficial Badges 

US Army Honorable Discharge US Navy Honorable Discharge

 Military Association Memberships
Post 510CEC/Seabee Historical Foundation
  1975, American Legion, Post 510 (Recorder) (Lake Bluff, Illinois) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1991, CEC/Seabee Historical Foundation [Verified]

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Last Known Activity

Captain Albert Stroh, Jr., USN Ret.
WWII Army Engineer, Naval Engineer Korea and Viet Nam

Alfred Stroh, Jr., enlisted in the Army Reserve in 1942, was called to active duty in 1943, and was assigned to the Army Advanced Engineering Program at Kansas State University, followed by service with the 789th Field Artillery in the Philippines. While stationed in Manila, he attended the trial of Imperial Japanese Army General Tomoyuki Yamashita, who was hanged as a war criminal. Alfred was released from the Army in 1946.  

Before enlisting, Alfred had attended Midland College, Fremont, Nebraska, and in 1947 graduated from the University of Nebraska with a B.S. in Civil Engineering; he was commissioned an Ensign in the U. S. Navy Civil Engineer Corps. He earned a Master of Engineering Administration from George Washington University in 1959. 

He served in the military during World War II, the Korean Conflict, and the Vietnam War and was stationed in the Aleutian Islands, Kansas, Virginia, California, Maryland, Guam, Hawaii, Washington, D. C.; Newport, Rhode Island; Keflavik, Iceland; Seattle, Washington; Vietnam, and Great Lakes, Illinois.  

One of his most memorable Navy experiences was coordinating the restoration of Kodiak Island after the 1964 Alaskan earthquake. His last command was C.O. of Midwest Division, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Great Lakes. A Registered Professional Engineer, he dedicated 27 years to the Navy, retiring in 1974.

Alfred was a member of Lake Bluff, IL American Legion Post 510, and the CEC/Seabee Historical Foundation. 

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Last Updated: Oct 2, 2015
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Commanding officer: Alfred Stroh, Jr., Great Lakes Branch, 16 Northern Division, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Great Lakes, Illinois.

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15 Members Also There at Same Time
Naval Facility Engineering Command (NAVFAC )

Henry, Dave, CAPT, (1970-1996) OFF 111X Lieutenant
Lyons, Robert, LT, (1973-1978) OFF 110X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Craft, Jim, PO2, (1969-1975) OT OT-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Jannello, Albert, CPO, (1967-1997) CT CT-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Johnson, Dennis, LT, (1969-2000) RM RM-2342 Petty Officer Second Class
Lock, Dennis, PO2, (1973-1977) OT OT-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Posey, Burdette, PO2, (1970-1974) YN YN-2526 Petty Officer Second Class
Craft, Jim, PO2, (1969-1975) ET ET-1565 Petty Officer Third Class
Wigdahl, Ronald, PO1, (1970-1995) RM RM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
McKinney Sr., Ben, PO1, (1972-1992) OT OT-0611 Seaman
Snyder, Ralph, PO1, (1973-2000) UT UT-0000 Constructionman
Kaiser, Dennis, CPO, (1972-1998) Petty Officer Third Class
Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Southwest Division

Elrod, Maynard, LT, (1969-1972) OFF 510X Lieutenant
Officer in Charge of Construction (OICC/ROICC/AROICC)

Hunt, Burks, CPO, (1968-1989) YN YN-2526 Petty Officer Second Class

Rainville, John, PO2, (1969-1976) CTM CTM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
OICC Far East

Wynne, William, CAPT, (1943-1976) OFF 510X Captain

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