Denebrink, Francis Compton, VADM

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Vice Admiral
Primary Unit
1953-1956, Military Sea Transportation Service (MSTS), Military Sealift Fleet Support Command (MSC/MSFSC)
Service Years
1917 - 1956
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Home Town
San Francisco, CA
Last Address
San Francisco, CA

Date of Passing
Apr 08, 1987
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Legion of Merit - 1948

Name of Award
Legion of Merit


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Sep 19, 2010
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Details Behind Award
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting a Second Gold Star in lieu of a Third Award of the Legion of Merit to Rear Admiral Francis Compton Denebrink (NSN: 0-10970), United States Navy, for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States from 24 October 1947 to 27 May 1948, while commanding Naval Task Group of Joint Task Force SEVEN operations, during atomic weapons tests. His accomplishments in insuring the successful operations of Joint Task Force SEVEN have been a major contribution to our National Atomic energy program.
General Orders: Board Serial 2941 (October 26, 1948
Action Date: October 24, 1947 - May 27, 1948
Service: Navy
Rank: Rear Admiral
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Legion of Merit - 1948

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