SHEPARD, Tazewell, Jr., RADM

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Last Rank
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Last Primary NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1972-1973, 113X, Joint Strategic Target Planning Staff (JSTPS)
Service Years
1941 - 1973
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Rear Admiral Upper Half

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Home Town
Mobile, Alabama
Last Address
Huntsville, Alabama

Date of Passing
Jun 21, 2013
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
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 Official Badges 

Joint Chiefs of Staff Presidential Service Badge Office of the Secretary of Defense US Strategic Command Badge

US Navy Retired 30

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Order of the Shellback US Navy Honorable Discharge Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club Order of the Golden Dragon

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Rear Admiral Tazewell Taylor Shepard, Jr. USN (Ret.)
Navy Cross, Guadalcanal, November 1942
Naval Aide to President Kennedy

Naval officer, business executive.
Born – Jan. 22, 1921, in Mobile, Ala.
Education – U.S. Naval Academy, B.S., accelerated program 1941/1943; U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, M.Sc., 1951; and U.C.L.A., M.Sc., 1952.

Entered Navy's Pacific Theater WWII as an Ensign in 1942 and awarded the Navy Cross 11/42, advanced to Rear Vice-Admiral in 1968; Naval Aide to White House 1961-1964; later commanded USS Aucilla and USS Princeton; deputy director of operations for Joint Chiefs of Staff; director of East Asia and Pacific Region office of the assistant Secretary of Defense for international security affairs; commander of Anti-Submarine Warfare Group 2 and of Joint Strategic Integrated Planning System until retirement in 1973; subsequently executive vice president of Occidental International, subsidiary of Occidental Petroleum. 

Who’s Who in America, 1978. 
Author: John F. Kennedy; Man of the Sea. New York; William Morrow, 1965.
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Last Updated: Nov 8, 2015
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After World War II, Adm. Shepard became a naval aviator and flew jets from aircraft carriers. He received a master's degree in strategic warfare from the Naval Postgraduate School in 1951 and a master's degree in nuclear engineering from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1952.

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Naval Flight Schools

HEYWORTH, Lawrence, RADM, (1942-1973) Lieutenant
Emerson, John, CAPT, (1942-1982) AP Petty Officer First Class
Advance Flight Training, NAS Corpus Cristi

Shepard, Alan B., RADM, (1944-1974) 00 00-0000 Lieutenant
Van Tine, George, NAVCAD, (1943-1945) [Other Service Rank]
Advanced Flight Training, NAS Meridian, Mississippi.

Griffith, Jack Walter, LT, (1944-1952) OFF 139X Lieutenant Junior Grade
Jackson, Richard Loran, LT, (1946-1952) OFF 139X Ensign
Pulliam, William Ellis, LT, (1946-1952) OFF 139X Ensign
Tennyson, Durward J, LT, (1946-1952) OFF 139X Ensign
Ball, William Robert, LTJG, (1946-1951) OFF 139X Naval Aviation Cadet
Batson, Roland Russell, LTJG, (1946-1950) OFF 139X Naval Aviation Cadet
Flight Instructors School

GRAHAM, Vernon, LT, (1940-1945) OFF 131X Lieutenant
Harris, Robert, ENS, (1938-1945) OFF Ensign
Naval Flight School

Fox, Clair, CPO, (1940-1947) AP AP-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Shepherd, Burton Hale, RADM, (1945-1978) OFF Naval Aviation Cadet
Langille, III, Justin, RADM, (1942-1981) Lieutenant Junior Grade
NANCE, James, RADM, (1940-1979) Lieutenant Junior Grade
SNYDER, Harry, LCDR, (1941-1969) Midshipman
Naval Flight Training

Brown, Jesse Leroy, ENS, (1946-1950) OFF 139X Midshipman
Loomis, Thomas, CAPT, (1944-1974) OFF 630X Ensign
Brown, Francis Taylor, RADM, (1943-1979) Ensign
Lynn, Doyle Wilmer, CDR, (1946-1965) Ensign
Navy Pre-Flight School

HAAK, Frank Sutherland, RADM, (1945-1976) OFF 139X Ensign
Woods, Ralph W.D., RADM, (1923-1953) OFF 131X Captain
Favors, Phyllis, LT, (1943-1948) OFF 290X Lieutenant
Ford, Gerald Rudolph, LCDR, (1942-1946) OFF 111X Lieutenant
Gardner, George, PO1, (1940-1946) RM RM-0000 Signalman 1st Class
Gardner, George, PO1, (1940-1946) S1c S1c-0000 Signalman 1st Class
Shepherd, Burton Hale, RADM, (1945-1978) OFF Naval Aviation Cadet
Langille, III, Justin, RADM, (1942-1981) Ensign
Primary Flight Training, NAS Corpus Cristi, TX

Sprague, Clifton A.F., VADM, (1917-1951) OFF 132X Rear Admiral Upper Half
Chick, Grover Cleveland, LTJG, (1942-1952) OFF 6302 Ensign
Brown, Eldon, LT, (1948-1957) AN Naval Aviation Cadet
Pitt, Jack, NAVCAD, (1945-1947) 00 Naval Aviation Cadet
Primary Flight Training, NAS Whiting Field, FL

Krafft, James, CPO, (1946-1991) Airman
V5 Pre-Flight University of N Carolina, Battalion 62

Agesen, Bruce Martin, LCDR, (1942-1966) 00 00-0000 Naval Aviation Cadet
Morse, Frederick, LCDR, (1943-1966) Naval Aviation Cadet

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