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
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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

 Unofficial Badges 

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

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Last Known Activity

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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  1966-1966, 111X, USS Princeton (LPH-5)


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December / 1966

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111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare

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USS Princeton (LPH-5)

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Last Updated: Nov 8, 2015
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CAPT. Shepard Jr., Tazewell Taylor : (RADM) 16 June 1966 - 1966

Captain Tazewell T. Shepard, Jr., is Princeton's new skipper. He relieved Captain T. J. Gallagher, Jr., while the LPH was in Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam. (notice appeared in: Naval Aviation News, September 1966)

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52 Members Also There at Same Time
USS Princeton (LPH-5)

Wantz, Leslie Harold, CDR, (1956-1976) OFF 131X Lieutenant Commander
Gable, Phillip, SCPO, (1957-1977) MM MM-0000 Chief Petty Officer
Bord, Robert, PO1, (1962-1970) QM QM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Brunner, Waldo Joe, MCPO, (1956-1975) RM RM-2312 Petty Officer First Class
Gresham, Russell, CPO, (1957-1977) QM QM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Oliver, Jerry, PO1, (1962-1971) BM BM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Schneider, Stephen, CWO4, (1958-1991) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer First Class
Bell, Thomas, PO2, (1966-1969) RD RD-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Herrick, Robert, PO2, (1962-1966) ABH ABH-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Hogan, Jay, MCPO, (1965-1994) AT AT-6622 Petty Officer Second Class
Huckans, Phillip, CPO, (1961-1975) PH PH-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Love, James, PO2, (1964-1968) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Milton-Hall, Michael, PO2, (1961-1967) FT FT-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Steele, Louie, PO2, (1966-1970) PH PH-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Stewart, Ralph, PO2, (1964-1968) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Vlassopoulos, Peter, PO2, (1965-1969) BT BT-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
White, Charles, PO2, (1966-1969) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Wisniewski, Robert, PO2, (1965-1969) AG AG-0000 Petty Officer Second Class
Andrews, Frank, PO3, (1966-1970) FTG FTG-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Antone, Gael, PO3, (1965-1969) FT FT-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Antone, Gael (Gail), PO3, (1965-1969) FTG FTG-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Bennett, Mike, PO3, (1964-1967) ADR ADR-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Cavallone, Ralph, PO3, (1963-1966) PH PH-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Fuller, Ed, PO3, (1965-1969) IC IC-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Hand, Alex, PO3, (1962-1966) MM MM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Massa, Michael, PO3, (1962-1966) BM BM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Mayhew, Leonard, PO3, (1965-1969) RM RM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
McKelvey, Richard, PO2, (1966-1970) DC DC-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Mobley, Albert, PO3, (1966-1970) SH SH-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
O'Connor, Don, PO3, (1964-1968) BT BT-4502 Petty Officer Third Class
Okelberry, Dale, PO3, (1966-1968) SM SM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Rhynes, Joe, PO3, (1964-1968) BT BT-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Shipe, Rolland, PO3, (1962-1966) FTG FTG-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Tow, Jessie, PO3, (1962-1966) BT BT-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Wells, Billy, PO3, (1965-1967) AD AD-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Williams, Gregory, PO3, (1961-1979) HM HM-8404 Petty Officer Third Class
WOOD, STEWARD, PO3, (1965-1970) CS CS-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Young, Stephen, PO3, (1963-1966) EM EM-0000 Petty Officer Third Class
Massey, Dennis, SN, (1964-1968) BM BM-0000 Seaman
Olmstead, Robert, SN, (1966-1969) BM BM-0000 Seaman
Silver, Mathew, SN, (1965-1969) RD RD-0000 Seaman
Fotenos, Joe, AN, (1964-1966) AL AL-0000 Airman
Naeyaert, David, SA, (1965-1968) BM BM-0000 Seaman Apprentice
Ross, Ron, PO2, (1964-1969) MM MM-0000 Fireman Apprentice
Roelse, Ken, PO2, (1966-1969) AA AA-0000 Airman Apprentice
Ferrier, Harry, CDR, (1941-1970) Lieutenant Commander
Clark, Terry, PO2, (1965-1967) Petty Officer Second Class
McCulley, Joe, PO2, (1966-1970) Petty Officer Second Class
Beckman, Charles, PO3, (1964-1967) FTG Petty Officer Third Class
Bua, Joe, PO3, (1964-1967) FTG Petty Officer Third Class
Schnell, Dennis, AN, (1965-1969) Airman
Brill, Terry, SN, (1964-1968) Seaman

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