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Milton E. Miles

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AWARDS AND CITATIONS

Navy Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the World War II

The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Distinguished Service Medal to Rear Admiral [then Commodore] Milton E. Miles, United States Navy, for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished service in a position of great responsibility to the Government of the United States as Commander Sino-American Cooperative Organization from 15 April 1943 to 2 July 1945. Rear Admiral Miles directed and coordinated the joint efforts of the Chinese Government and the U.S. Navy, providing strategic intelligence and weather data of importance to our Pacific Fleet in far eastern waters. As a result of his sound organizational ability, naval personnel under his command effectively trained Chinese guerrilla forces for their subsequent successful combined operations against the enemy.

General Orders: Bureau of Naval Personnel Information Bulletin No. 354 (September 1946)

Action Date: April 15, 1943 - July 2, 1945

Service: Navy

Rank: Rear Admiral

Legion of Merit

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Awarded for actions during the World War II

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Rear Admiral Milton E. Miles, United States Navy, was awarded the Legion of Merit for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States as Deputy Director Loyal Patriotic Army in China, July to August 1945.

General Orders: Bureau of Naval Personnel Information Bulletin No. 353 (August 1946)

Action Date: July - August 1945

Service: Navy

Rank: Rear Admiral

Legion of Merit

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Awarded for actions during the Civil War

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Rear Admiral Milton E. Miles, United States Navy, was awarded a Gold Star in lieu of a Second Award of the Legion of Merit for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States.

General Orders: Bureau of Naval Personnel Information Bulletin No. 353 (August 1946)

Service: Navy

Rank: Rear Admiral

Legion of Merit

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Awarded for actions during the Cold War

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Rear Admiral Milton E. Miles, United States Navy, was awarded a Second Gold Star in lieu of a Third Award of the Legion of Merit for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States as Commander Task Group 84.7, Yucatan Peninsula and Tampico, Mexico, United States Military Joint Disaster Relief Operations from 30 September to 20 October 1955. Admiral Miles skillfully coordinated and directed the joint forces under his command in carrying out rescue operations following the hurricane and flood disaster.

General Orders: All Hands (August 1956)

Action Date: September 30 - October 20, 1955

Service: Navy

Rank: Rear Admiral