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Milton E. Miles

Legion of Merit

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(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.
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Frederick Burdett Warder

Legion of Merit

Date(s) of action:
(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Rear Admiral Frederick Burdett Warder, 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.
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Owen McGough

Medal of Honor

Date(s) of action: 21-Jul-61
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal Owen McGough, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 21 July 1861, while serving with Battery D, 5th U.S. Artillery, in action at Bull Run, Virginia. Through…
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Lawrence R. Blankenship

Navy and Marine Corps Medal

Date(s) of action: November 8, 1945
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy and Marine Corps Medal to Aviation Radioman Third Class Lawrence R. Blankenship (NSN: 7242592), United States Naval Reserve, for a voluntary act of heroism over and beyond the normal call of duty and in the face…
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Frederick Simonsen , Jr.

Navy and Marine Corps Medal

Date(s) of action: November 8, 1945
(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Aviation Ordnanceman Third Class Frederick Simonsen, Jr., United States Navy, was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal for heroic conduct during a rescue action after a mid-air collision at Corpus Christi Bay, Texas, on 8 November 1945.
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James E. McCormack

Navy and Marine Corps Medal

Date(s) of action: August 17, 1945
(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Aviation Machinist's Mate Second Class James E. McCormack, United States Navy, was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal for heroic conduct while attached to CASU5 during the rescue of Naval personnel off Boomer Beach, California, on 17 August 1945.
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Joseph W. Ludewig

Legion of Merit

Date(s) of action: July 31, 1945
(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Captain Joseph W. Ludewig, 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 ComDecRon 25, operating as part of the THIRD Fleet off Japan, on 31 July 1945.
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Eppa Livingston Vaughan

Distinguished Flying Cross

Date(s) of action: July 24, 1945
(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Lieutenant, Junior Grade Eppa Livingston Vaughan (NSN: 0-320746), United States Navy, was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (Posthumously) for extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flight as a Bomber Pilot embarked in U.S.S. TICONDEROGA (CV-14) over the Inland Sea of Japan on 24 July 1945.
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Robert Oehme Zimmerman

Distinguished Flying Cross

Date(s) of action: July 24, 1945
(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Lieutenant Robert Oehme Zimmerman (NSN: 0-121761), United States Navy, was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (Posthumously) for extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flight as a Fighter Pilot embarked in U.S.S. INDEPENDENCE over the Japanese Inland Sea on 24 July 1945.
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Robert J. Rust

Navy and Marine Corps Medal

Date(s) of action: July 15, 1945
(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Seaman First Class Robert J. Rust, United States Navy, was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal for heroic conduct in rescuing a young woman off Long Beach, Washington, on 15 July 1945.
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Heman Baker Chase

Distinguished Flying Cross

Date(s) of action: July 15, 1945
(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Lieutenant, Junior Grade Heman Baker Chase (NSN: 0-350908), United States Navy, was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (Posthumously) for extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flight as a Fighter Pilot embarked in U.S.S. YORKTOWN over Japan on 15 July 1945.
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Leon G. Christison

Distinguished Flying Cross

Date(s) of action: July 15, 1945
(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Lieutenant Leon G. Christison, United States Navy, was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (Posthumously) for extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flight as a Fighter-Bomber Pilot embarked in U.S.S. YORKTOWN over Honshu, Japan, on 18 July 1945.
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Matthias Bennett Gardner

Legion of Merit

Date(s) of action: July & August 1945
(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Rear Admiral Matthias B. Gardner, 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 as Assistant Chief of Staff…
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James H. Gerberding

Distinguished Flying Cross

Date(s) of action: May 10 & 18, 1945
(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Lieutenant Commander James H. Gerberding, United States Navy, was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (Posthumously) for extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flight as a Patrol Bomber Plane Commander in action against the Japanese on 10 and 18 May 1945.
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Walter Koechowski

Navy and Marine Corps Medal

Date(s) of action: May 17, 1945
(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Aviation Chief Machinist's Mate Walter Koechowski, United States Navy, was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal for heroic conduct aboard a Navy transport when it crashed near Beltsville, Maryland, on 17 May 1945.
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Philip S. McManus

Navy and Marine Corps Medal

Date(s) of action: May 17, 1945
(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Lieutenant Philip S. McManus, United States Navy, was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal for heroic conduct during a rescue while serving aboard the U.S.S. ROWE in the Pacific on 17 May 1945.
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Gordon R. Egbert

Distinguished Flying Cross

Date(s) of action: May 16, 1945
(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Lieutenant Commander Gordon R. Egbert, United States Navy, was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flight on patrol in a Navy Liberator Bomber over the Celebes on 16 May 1945.
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Ronald Rollo Hecht

Distinguished Flying Cross

Date(s) of action: May 15, 1945
(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Ensign Ronald Rollo Hecht, United States Navy, was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (Posthumously) for extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flight as Co-Pilot of a PBM over Tsushima Straits on 15 May 1945.
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Ellis Mark Zacharias

Legion of Merit

Date(s) of action: May 8 - August 4, 1945
(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Captain Ellis M. Zacharias, 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 as Spokesman for the Psychological Warfare…
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Donald L. A. Whittaker

Distinguished Flying Cross

Date(s) of action: May 4, 1945
(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Lieutenant, Junior Grade Donald L. A. Whittaker, United States Navy, was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flight as a Fighter Pilot over Okinawa on 4 May 1945.
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