Chafee, John, Capt

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Last Primary MOS
0302-Infantry Officer
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Primary Unit
1951-1952, 0302, 2nd Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (2/7)



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Home State
Rhode Island
Rhode Island
Year of Birth
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Date of Passing
Oct 24, 1999
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Last Known Activity
served as Secretary of the Navy, served as Gov. of Rhode Island.

served as an enlisted Marine during the Battle of Guadalcanel during WW II.
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 Unit Assignments
2nd Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (2/7)
  1951-1952, 0302, 2nd Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (2/7)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-43)/Battle of Tulagi (including First Savo)
  1945-1945 Ryukyus Campaign (1945)/Battle for Okinawa
  1952-1953 Korean War/Third Korean Winter (1952-53)
 Colleges Attended
Yale UniversityHarvard University
  1942-1947, Yale University
  1947-1950, Harvard University
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