Sharp Jr., Ulysses S. Grant, ADM

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1964-1968, US Pacific Command (USCINCPAC/USPACOM)
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1928 - 1968

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This Military Service Page was created/owned by Kent Weekly (SS/DSV) (DBF), EMCS to remember Sharp Jr., Ulysses S. Grant (Oley), ADM USN(Ret).

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San Diego, CA

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Dec 12, 2001
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Our air power did not fail us; it was the decision makers. And if I am unsurprisingly critical of those decision makers, I offer no apology. My conscience and professional record both stand clear.

–Adm. U.S. Grant Sharp
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Admiral Sharp was CINCPACFLT during the Gulf of Tonkin Incident
Admiral Sharp was CINCPAC during the Pueblo Incident

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Korean War/Third Korean Winter (1952-53)
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Third Korean Winter, 1 December 1952 - 30 April 1953. Meanwhile the armistice talks had stalled. Discord over several issues, but principally the exchange of prisoners of war, had prevented any agreement in the latter part of 1951. This disagreement was heightened in January 1952. The U.N. delegates proposed to give captives a choice of repatriation, so that those who did not wish to return to Communist control could be repatriated elsewhere. The enemy delegates protested vigorously, insisting that all captives held by the Eighth Army be returned to their side. When the enemy failed to respond to U.N. efforts to settle the question, the U.N. delegation on 7 October called an indefinite recess in the armistice negotiations. Both military operations and armistice talks remained stalemated and, as the year 1952 ended, peace prospects seemed as remote as at its beginning.
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  115 Also There at This Battle:
  • Amos, Bobby, PO1, (1949-1969)
  • Bass, Richard Daniel, LTJG, (1951-1953)
  • Blumenthal, Jerry, PO3, (1951-1955)
  • Chiappi, Bruno, CPO, (1953-1973)
  • Crecelius, Don, PO3, (1948-1952)
  • Golenor, John, LT, (1951-1955)
  • Hatchitt, Jack, PO3, (1951-1955)
  • Hawkins, James, PO2, (1951-1955)
  • Hetrick, Clarendon Robert, PO3, (1940-1961)
  • Horvath, Michael, PO2, (1950-1954)
  • Johnson, Clarence, PO3, (1952-1956)
  • Kolsrud, Robert, SCPO, (1948-1974)
  • Matthews, Charles, CPO, (1950-1974)
  • Ragan, Harry Coleman, PO3, (1950-1953)
  • Roth, John, PO3, (1951-1955)
  • Rushing, Roudolph, PO2, (1950-1954)
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