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William R. Pettyjohn


Legion of Merit

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Awarded for actions during the U.S.S. Liberty Incident

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Lieutenant Commander William R. Pettyjohn, 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 from 9 through 14 June 1967, while temporarily serving as Executive Officer of U.S.S. LIBERTY (AGTR-5).

General Orders: All Hands (November 1968)

Action Date: June 9 - 14, 1967

Service: Navy

Rank: Lieutenant Commander

Company: Executive Officer

Division: U.S.S. Liberty (AGTR-5)