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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Contact Info
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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Nov 8, 2015

Code Names in the Kennedy White House

Lancer - The President
Lace - Mrs. John F. Kennedy
Lyric - Caroline Kennedy
Lark - John F. Kennedy, Jr.
Acrobat - Andrews Air Force Base
Alpha - Army Copters-Davison Field
Angel - Presidential Aircraft
Cactus - Camp David
Cadet - Exec Flt Det-Davison Field
Calico - Def Comm Agency
Carpet - White House Garage
Castle - Signal Corps Shops, 26th St.
Cater - Copter Operations-Davison Field
Chateau - Glen Ora (Presidential retreat)
Cheer - Copter Operations-Anacobtia
Crown - The White House
Dapper - Mr. O'Leary (Muggsy)
Dazzle - Agent Clint Hill (Lace Detail)
Digest - Agent Roy Kellerman
Deacon - Agent Floyd Boring, Assistant Agent in Charge, White House Detail
Domino - James Rowley, Chief, US Secret Service
Dragon - Agent Campion
Duplex - Agent Gerald Behn, Special Agent in Charge, White House Detail
Freedom - Mr. Dean Rusk, Secretary of State
Hamlet - Auchincloss home
Hermit - Secret Service Field Office, New York City
Market - Dr. Burkley
Neptune - USN Presidential Yacht #2
Night Hawk - Marine Copters-Anacobtia
Nomad - USN Honey Fitz
Novice - Crash Boat PT 109
Pat - Army Copters-Davison Field
Rockfish - Vice Presidential Speed Boat
Satchel - Presidential Courier (the Bagman)
Silver - Mr. Hays, Military Aides Office
Smokey - SMAJ Duffy
Spectator - General Sampson, Def Comm Agency
Spud - Mr. Nash Mesgr SVC WH
Subway - Do Comm Cen East End Wh
Super - Mbgt Giordano
Tiger - Colonel James Swindal, Presidential Pilot
Tourist - Major Brown Mil Aides Office
Tulip - Mbgt Magan (Corky) - Pres Pilot Ofc Mats
Volcano - Johnson ranch
Volunteer - Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson
Wand - Mr. Kenneth O'Donnell
Warrior - Mr. Malcolm Kilduff
Watchman - General Chester V. Clifton, Military Aide
Wayside - Mr. Pierre Salinger, Press Secretary
Webster - Mr. McNally
Willow - Mrs. Evelyn Lincoln, President's Secretary
Wing - General Godfrey McHugh, Air Force Aide
Winner - Mr. Andrew Hatcher
Witness - Captain Tazewell Shepard, Naval Aide

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