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Kenneth Keith Cowart

Silver Star

Date(s) of action: February 22, 1943
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Silver Star to Commander Kenneth Keith Cowart, United States Coast Guard, for conspicuous gallantry as Engineer Officer on the U.S.C.G.C. CAMPBELL (WMEC-909) during and following the sinking of an enemy submarine on 22 February 1943. When his…
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John Lesesne DeWitt

Army Distinguished Service Medal

Date(s) of action:
(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Lieutenant General John Lesesne DeWitt (ASN: 0-742), United States Army, was awarded a Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of a Second Award of the Army Distinguished Service Medal for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished services to the Government of the United States, in a duty of…
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John W. Burkhardt

Distinguished Flying Cross

Date(s) of action: December 24, 1942 - January 16, 1943
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting a Second Gold Star in lieu of a Third Award of the Distinguished Flying Cross to Lieutenant Colonel John W. Burkhardt (MCSN: 0-5851), United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flight in the Solomon…
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John A. Pritchard , Jr.

Navy and Marine Corps Medal

Date(s) of action: November 23, 1942
The President of the United States of America takes pride in presenting the Navy and Marine Corps Medal (Posthumously) to Lieutenant John A. Pritchard, Jr., United States Coast Guard, for heroic conduct while serving aboard the U.S.C.G.C. NORTHLAND during the rescue on 23 November 1942, of three members of the…
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Frederick D. Sanderson

Navy and Marine Corps Medal

Date(s) of action: November 13, 1942
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy and Marine Corps Medal to Torpedoman's Mate First Class Frederick D. Sanderson, United States Navy, for heroic conduct in assisting and effecting the rescue of a trapped shipmate aboard the U.S.S. LAFFEY, during the night action…
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Raymond J. Evans

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: September 27, 1942
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Chief Signalman Raymond J. Evans, United States Coast Guard, for extraordinary heroism and devotion to duty in action against the enemy while serving as a member of the crew of a HIGGINS boat assisting…
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Phillip Bentley Eaton

Navy and Marine Corps Medal

Date(s) of action: September 24, 1942
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy and Marine Corps Medal to Rear Admiral [then Captain] Phillip Bentley Eaton, United States Coast Guard, for heroic conduct on the occasion of the wreck of three trains on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad near Dickerson,…
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Gale C. Burkey

Distinguished Flying Cross

Date(s) of action: August 24, 1942
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Distinguished Flying Cross to Ensign Gale C. Burkey (NSN: 0-146625), United States Navy, for heroism and extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flights as Pilot of a Patrol Seaplane. On 24 August 1942, while on patrol in…
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Loren Dale Everton

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: August & October, 1942
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Major Loren Dale Everton (MCSN: 0-6381), United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism and distinguished service in the line of his profession while serving as a Pilot in Marine Fighting Squadron TWO HUNDRED TWELVE…
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Charles Abraham Park

Legion of Merit

Date(s) of action: July 1942 - October 1945
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting Legion of Merit to Rear Admiral Charles Abraham Park, United States Coast Guard, for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States as Chief Operations Officer of the Coast Guard…
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Joseph Francis Farley

Legion of Merit

Date(s) of action: June 1942 - December 1943
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting Legion of Merit to Rear Admiral Joseph Francis Farley, United States Coast Guard, for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States as District Coast Guard Officer of the EIGHTH…
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Edward Mount Webster

Legion of Merit

Date(s) of action: June 1, 1942 - October 25, 1945
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting Legion of Merit to Commodore Edward Mount Webster, United States Coast Guard, for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States as Chief Communication Division Office of Operations, U.S. Coast…
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Stanley Vincent Parker

Legion of Merit

Date(s) of action: June 1942 - August 1, 1945
(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Rear Admiral Stanley Vincent 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 as Captain of the Port of New York from June 1942 to 1 August…
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Ivan M. Wright

Silver Star

Date(s) of action: May 25, 1942
The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress July 9, 1918, takes pleasure in presenting the Silver Star to Technical Sergeant Ivan M. Wright (ASN: 0-682376), United States Army Air Forces, for gallantry in action while serving with the 89th Bombardment Squadron, 3d Bombardment Group…
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Thomas P. Talley

Silver Star

Date(s) of action: May 25, 1942
The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress July 9, 1918, takes pleasure in presenting a Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster in lieu of a Second Award of the Silver Star to Second Lieutenant (Air Corps) Thomas P. Talley (ASN: 0-405948), United States Army Air Forces,…
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Maurice David Jester

Navy Cross

Date(s) of action: May 9, 1942
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Cross to Lieutenant Commander Maurice David Jester, United States Coast Guard, for extraordinary heroism and distinguished service in the line of his profession as Commanding Officer of the U.S.S. ICARUS (WPC-110) during a successful action on…
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George Denver Synon

Legion of Merit

Date(s) of action: May 1942
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Legion of Merit with Combat "V" to Lieutenant Commander George Denver Synon, United States Coast Guard, for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States as a Commanding Officer…
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Robert Donohue

Legion of Merit

Date(s) of action: April 1942 - November 22, 1944
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting Legion of Merit to Rear Admiral Robert Donohue, United States Coast Guard, for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States as Chief Personnel Officer of the Coast Guard from…
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William H. Munter

Legion of Merit

Date(s) of action: April 1942 - April 1944
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Legion of Merit to Captain William H. Munter, United States Coast Guard, for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States as District Coast Guard Officer of the THIRTEENTH…
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John Elliot Whitbeck

Legion of Merit

Date(s) of action: April 1, 1942 - October 15, 1945
(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Commodore John E. Whitbeck, 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 as District Coast Guard Officer of the SEVENTH Naval District from 1 April 1942 to…
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