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Robert C. Parker


Robert Parker graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, New London, Connecticut, Class of 1979. He retired as a U.S. Coast Guard Vice Admiral in 2014.

AWARDS AND CITATIONS

Coast Guard Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Global War on Terror

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Vice Admiral Robert C. Parker, United States Coast Guard, was awarded the Coast Guard Distinguished Service Medal for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished service in a position of great responsibility to the Government of the United States, culminating as Commander, Coast Guard Atlantic Area, from April 2010 to May 2014. The singularly distinctive accomplishments of Vice Admiral Parker culminate a long and distinguished career in the service of his country and his dedicated contributions reflect the highest credit upon himself and the United States Coast Guard.

Action Date: April 2010 - May 2014

Service: Coast Guard

Rank: Vice Admiral

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 Vice Admiral Robert C. Parker, United States Coast Guard, for exceptionally superior service to the Department of Defense.

Service: Coast Guard

Rank: Vice Admiral

Legion of Merit

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Awarded for actions during the Global War on Terror

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Vice Admiral Robert C. Parker, United States Coast Guard, was awarded the Legion of Merit for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States.

Service: Coast Guard

Rank: Vice Admiral

Legion of Merit

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Awarded for actions during the Global War on Terror

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Vice Admiral Robert C. Parker, United States Coast Guard, 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: Coast Guard

Rank: Vice Admiral