Adair, Noah, Jr., CAPT

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary NEC
00X-Unknown NOC/Designator
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1950-1951, USS Fort Marion (LSD-22)
Service Years
1931 - 1960
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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1908
 
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Last Address
Coronado, CA

Date of Passing
Jan 18, 1997
 
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Bronze Star - 1945



Name of Award
Bronze Star

Devices
Gold Letter V Gold Letter V  Awarded for distinguished actions in combat (valor)

Year Awarded
1945

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Oct 12, 2010
 
 
 
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Details Behind Award
Awarded for actions during the World War II
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Bronze Star Medal with Combat "V" to Commander Noah Adair, Jr. (NSN: 0-70177), United States Navy, for meritorious achievement during operations against the enemy forces while serving as Commander of a unit of ships of an escort group protecting trans-Atlantic convoys during World War II. Undeterred by enemy opposition and adverse weather conditions, Commander Adair expeditiously directed the ships under his command in fulfilling difficult assignments, thereby contributing materially to the success of his group in this area of operations. His sound judgment and professional skill reflect great credit upon Commander Adair and the United States Naval Service. (Commander Adair is authorized to wear the Combat "V".)
General Orders: Commander in Chief Atlantic: Serial 3069 (June 20, 1946)
Action Date: World War II
Service: Navy
Rank: Commander


Second Award
Awarded for actions during the Korean War
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting a Gold Star in lieu of a Second Award of the Bronze Star Medal with Combat "V" to Captain [then Commander] Noah Adair, Jr. (NSN: 0-70177), United States Navy, for meritorious achievement as Commanding Officer of the U.S.S. FORT MARION (LSD-22), a unit of the Advance Attack Group, during the amphibious assault against Inch'on, Korea, on 15 September 1950. Skillfully maneuvering through the long and difficult approaches to the assigned area in darkness, Captain Adair maintained his ship in position within range of enemy gunfire while landing force elements were launched and dispatched to the beach. By his superb ship-handling, outstanding leadership and skillful execution of the intricate plan, Captain Adair contributed materially to the success of the operation, and his steadfast devotion to duty throughout was in keeping with the highest traditions of the United States Naval Service. (Captain Adair is authorized to wear the Combat "V".)
General Orders: Commander 7th Fleet: Serial 338 (March 6, 1951)
Action Date: September 15, 1950
Service: Navy
Rank: Captain
Company: Commanding Officer
Division: U.S.S. Fort Marion (LSD-22)

   
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