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John Bernard Nathman

Date of birth: April 11, 1948
Place of Birth: Texas, San Antonio
Home of record: San Antonio Texas

John Nathman graduated with distinction from the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Class of 1970. A Naval Aviator, he led his squadron in the first F/A-18 combat sorties against Libya in 1986, and subsequently served in Operation Desert Storm. From 2004 to 2005, he served as the 33d Vice Chief of Naval Operations.

AWARDS AND CITATIONS

Navy Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Peace Time Awards

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Admiral John Bernard Nathman, United States Navy, was awarded the Navy Distinguished Service Medal for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished service in a position of great responsibility to the Government of the United States.

Service: Navy

Rank: Admiral

Navy Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Peace Time Awards

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Admiral John Bernard Nathman, United States Navy, was awarded a Gold Star in lieu of a Second Award of the Navy Distinguished Service Medal for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished service in a position of great responsibility to the Government of the United States.

Service: Navy

Rank: Admiral

Navy Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Global War on Terror

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Admiral John Bernard Nathman, United States Navy, was awarded a Second Gold Star in lieu of a Third Award of the Navy Distinguished Service Medal for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished service in a position of great responsibility to the Government of the United States.

Service: Navy

Rank: Admiral

Navy Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Global War on Terror

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Admiral John Bernard Nathman, United States Navy, was awarded a Third Gold Star in lieu of a Fourth Award of the Navy Distinguished Service Medal for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished service in a position of great responsibility to the Government of the United States as Vice Chief of Naval Operations from August 2004 to February 2005.

Action Date: August 2004 - February 2005

Service: Navy

Rank: Admiral

Division: Vice Chief of Naval Operations

Defense Superior Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Peace Time Awards

Under the provisions of Department of Defense 1348.33-M, the Secretary of Defense has awarded the Defense Superior Service Medal to Admiral John Bernard Nathman, United States Navy, for exceptionally superior service to the Department of Defense.

Service: Navy

Rank: Admiral

Legion of Merit

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Awarded for actions during the Peace Time Awards

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Admiral John Bernard Nathman, 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.

Service: Navy

Rank: Admiral

Legion of Merit

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Awarded for actions during the Peace Time Awards

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Admiral John Bernard Nathman, 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.

Service: Navy

Rank: Admiral

Legion of Merit

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Awarded for actions during the Peace Time Awards

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Admiral John Bernard Nathman, 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.

Service: Navy

Rank: Admiral

Legion of Merit

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Awarded for actions during the Peace Time Awards

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Admiral John Bernard Nathman, United States Navy, was awarded a Third Gold Star in lieu of a Fourth Award of the Legion of Merit for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States.

Service: Navy

Rank: Admiral