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 - 1944

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Legion of Merit


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Sep 19, 2010
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The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Legion of Merit to Captain 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 as Chief of Staff to the Commander, Fleet Operational Training Command, U.S. Atlantic Fleet, from February 1943 to March 1944. Captain Denebrink, by his high organizing and administrative ability, his zealous and untiring effort and devotion to duty, his vision and inspiring leadership as Chief of Staff, Fleet Operational Training Command, during the establishment and development of that command contributed materially to the success of the training of personnel for all types of ships under its cognizance. Captain Denebrink's outstanding performance of duty reflect great credit upon the United States Naval Service.
General Orders: Commander in Chief Atlantic: Serial 1135 (March 29, 1944)
Action Date: February 1943 - March 1944
Service: Navy
Rank: Captain
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Legion of Merit - 1944

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