GRIFFIN, Charles, ADM

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Last Rank
Admiral
Last Primary NEC
111X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Surface Warfare
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Service Years
1927 - 1968
Admiral
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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
1906
 
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Home Town
Philadelphia
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Jun 26, 1996
 
Location of Interment
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Allied Command Atlantic Joint Chiefs of Staff US European Command US Navy Retired 30




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Admiral Charles D. Griffin
Commander in chief, Allied Forces Southern Europe, 1965-1968
Place of birth:  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Place of death:  Melvin Village, New Hampshire
Allegiance:  United States of America
Service/branch:  United States Navy
Years of service:  1927-1968
Commands held:  United States Naval Forces Europe. Allied Forces Southern Europe
Battles/wars:  World War II, European and Asiatic Thearters
Awards:  Navy Distinguished Service Medal with Gold Star; the Bronze Star; and the Presidential Unit Citation with two Gold Stars. Foreign awards include the Order of George I with rank of Supreme Commander (Greece); the Order of the Republic with rank of Knight Grand Cross (Italy); the Philippine Legion of Honor with rank of Commander; the Order of Military Merit with Silver Star (South Korea); the Order of the Rising Sun with Double Rays (Japan); and the Medal of Pao-ting (Republic of China).



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