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Patrick Michael Walsh

Date of birth: January 13, 1955

Patrick Walsh graduated with honors from Jesuit College Preparatory in Dallas, Texas, and was the 2d student in the 66-year history of the school to receive both the Distinguished Graduate and Distinguished Alumnus awards. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Class of 1977. From April 2007 to August 2009, he served as the 35th 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 Patrick Michael Walsh, 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 Global War on Terror

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Admiral Patrick Michael Walsh, 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 Patrick Michael Walsh, 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 as Vice Chief of Naval Operations from 5 April 2007 to 13 August 2009.

Action Date: April 5, 2007 - August 13, 2009

Service: Navy

Rank: Admiral

Division: Vice Chief of Naval Operations

Defense Superior Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Global War on Terror

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

Service: Navy

Rank: Admiral

Defense Superior Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Peace Time Awards

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Admiral Patrick Michael Walsh, 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

Defense Superior Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Peace Time Awards

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Admiral Patrick Michael Walsh, 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

Defense Superior Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Peace Time Awards

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Admiral Patrick Michael Walsh, 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

Defense Superior Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Global War on Terror

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Admiral Patrick Michael Walsh, 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