Morrison, George Stephen, RADM

Deceased
 
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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
1972-1975, Commander Naval Forces Marianas (COMNAVMARIANAS)
Service Years
1941 - 1975
Rear Admiral Upper Half
Rear Admiral Upper Half

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Home State
Georgia
Georgia
Year of Birth
1919
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
Rome

Date of Passing
Nov 17, 2008
 
Location of Interment
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 Official Badges 

US Pacific Command


 Unofficial Badges 

Pearl Harbor Memorial Medallion Cold War Medal Order of the Golden Dragon Gulf of Tonkin Yacht Club

Cold War Veteran Vietnam Veteran 50th Commemoration




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Retired
   
Other Comments:
Despite a stellar career (at the time of his promotion to rear admiral he was the youngest flag officer in the Navy), Admiral Morrison is probably best known as the father of Doors' lead singer, Jim Morrison.

Was a Pearl Harbor survivor while surving on the mine layer, USS Pruitt. Went on to fly combat missions in WWII and Korea.
   
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 Duty Stations
US NavySchool Assignments - StaffWhite Sands Missile Range/Naval Ordnance Missile Test Facility (NOMTF) White Sands Missile Range (WSMR)USS Bonhomme Richard (CVA-31)
Commander Naval Forces Marianas (COMNAVMARIANAS)
  1941-1942, USS Pruitt (AG-101)
  1943-1944, Naval Flight School
  1947-1948, White Sands Missile Range/Naval Ordnance Missile Test Facility (NOMTF) White Sands Missile Range (WSMR)
  1963-1964, 131X, USS Bonhomme Richard (CVA-31)
  1968-1968, Carrier Division 9 (COMCARDIV 9)
  1972-1975, Commander Naval Forces Marianas (COMNAVMARIANAS)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1941 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Attack on Pearl Harbor
  1964-1964 Advisory Campaign (62-65)/Gulf of Tonkin Incident
  1964-1973 Yankee Station, North Vietnam
 Colleges Attended 
United States Naval Academy
  1938-1941, United States Naval Academy
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