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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Colonel
Service Years
1941 - 1968
MOS
8042-Colonel, Naval Aviator/Naval Flight Officer
Home State
North Carolina

Pilot Wings
Rifle Sharpshooter (Pre 1959)Pistol Expert

Location
North Carolina
Nov 12, 1995
Service to 1968
Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
Rank
Colonel
MOS
8042-Colonel, Naval Aviator/Naval Flight Officer
Comments
Comments Pending
1965 - 1968
Joint Service Commendation Medal
Criteria
The Joint Service Commendation Medal is awarded in the name of the Secretary of Defense to members of the Armed Forces who, while assigned to a joint activity, distinguish themselves by outstanding ac... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1966
MCAS Cherry Point, NC
MCAS Cherry Point, NC
Rank
Colonel
MOS
8042-Colonel, Naval Aviator/Naval Flight Officer
Comments
Comments Pending
1962 - 1965
Naval War College (Staff)
Naval War College (Staff)
Rank
Colonel
MOS
8042-Colonel, Naval Aviator/Naval Flight Officer
Comments
Comments Pending
1961 - 1962
1st MAW
1st MAW
Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
MOS
7598-Basic Fixed-Wing Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
1960 - 1961
HQ FMFLANT/MarForLant (Marine Forces Command)
HQ FMFLANT/MarForLant (Marine Forces Command)
Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
MOS
7598-Basic Fixed-Wing Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
1957 - 1959
MCAS Quantico, VA
MCAS Quantico, VA
Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
MOS
7598-Basic Fixed-Wing Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
1956 - 1957
HMR-362
HMR-362
Rank
Major
MOS
7598-Basic Fixed-Wing Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
1954 - 1956
H&MS-36, MAG-36
H&MS-36, MAG-36
Rank
Major
MOS
7598-Basic Fixed-Wing Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
1952 - 1954
Korean War
Description
The Korean War; 25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) began when North Korea invaded South Korea. The United Nations, with the United States as the principal force, came to the aid of South Korea. China came t... More
1950 - 1953
Korean Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation is a military unit award issued by the government of South Korea to both South Korean and foreign military units.
Description
Description Pending
1952
United Nations Service Medal (Korea)
Criteria
The United Nations Korean Medal was generally awarded for any period of service while assigned as a member of the Armed Forces dispatched to Korea or adjacent areas for service on behalf of the United... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1952
VMR-152
VMR-152
Rank
Major
MOS
7598-Basic Fixed-Wing Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
1950 - 1952
National Defense Service Medal (2001-Present))
Criteria
The National Defense Service Medal is awarded for honorable active service as a member of the Armed Forces during the Korean War, Vietnam War, the war against Iraq in the Persian Gulf, and for service... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1950
Korea Service Medal
Criteria
To be eligible for this medal, the Service member must have: Served between the outbreak of hostilities (June 25, 1950) and the date the armistice was signed (July 27, 1953); Been on permanent assignm... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1950
VMR-252
VMR-252
Rank
Captain
MOS
7598-Basic Fixed-Wing Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
1949 - 1950
VMF-222 (Flying Deuces)
VMF-222 (Flying Deuces)
Rank
Captain
MOS
7598-Basic Fixed-Wing Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
1947 - 1949
VMF-441
VMF-441
Rank
Captain
MOS
7598-Basic Fixed-Wing Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
1945 - 1946
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Description Pending
1945
Operation Flintlock
Description
Operation Flintlock was the campaign against the Japanese in the Marshall Islands in the Pacific theatre of World War II, from 31 January to 4 February 1944. The operation involved the invasions of Kw... More
1944 - 1944
MCAS Cherry Point, NC
MCAS Cherry Point, NC
Rank
First Lieutenant
MOS
7598-Basic Fixed-Wing Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
1943 - 1944
Distinguished Flying Cross
Criteria
The Distinguished Flying Cross may be awarded to military members who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces, distinguish themselves by heroism or outstanding achievement while participa... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1943
Purple Heart
Criteria
The Purple Heart may be awarded to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving under competent authority in any capacity with one of the Armed Forces, has been wounded, kill... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1943
Air Medal (1939-1968)
Criteria
The Air Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievement, or by meritorious service while partic... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1943
Combat Action Ribbon
Criteria
The Combat Action Ribbon is a personal decoration awarded to members of the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard (when operating under the control of the Navy) in the grade of captain (or colonel in th... More
Description
Description Pending
1943
VMF-214
VMF-214
Rank
First Lieutenant
MOS
7598-Basic Fixed-Wing Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
1942 - 1943
Navy Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft... More
Description
Description Pending
1942
American Campaign Medal
Criteria
The American Campaign Medal was awarded for For thirty days service outside the Continental United States but within the American Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946; or,... More
Description
Description Pending
1942
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
Description Pending
1942
Battle of Eastern Solomons (Stewart Island)
Description
The naval Battle of the Eastern Solomons (also known as the Battle of the Stewart Islands and, in Japanese sources, as the Second Battle of the Solomon Sea) took place on 24–25 August 1942, and was th... More
1942 - 1942
Naval Aviation Schools Command (NASC), Pensacola, FL
Naval Aviation Schools Command (NASC), Pensacola, FL
Rank
Second Lieutenant
MOS
7599-Flight Student (TBS)
Comments
Comments Pending
1941 - 1942
The Basic School (Quantico, VA)
School
The Basic School (Quantico, VA)
1941
American Defense Service Medal
Criteria
The American Defense Service Medal was awarded for service in the Armed Forces between September 8, 1939, and December 7, 1941. Army members had to serve 12 months to be eligible, but Navy and Marine ... More
Description
Description Pending
1941
Service from 1941

 
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