On May 17, 1987, the USS Stark was struck by two Exocet anti-ship missiles fired from an Iraqi Mirage aircraft during the Iran-Iraq War, killing 37 Sailors and wounding 21
Since the beginnings of the Republic those who serve in America’s armed forces have taken personal pride in being part of a specific branch of our nation’s military.
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Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis announced today that the president has made the following nominations:
Navy Capt. Jeffrey S. Scheidt for appointment to the rank of rear admiral (lower half). Scheidt is currently serving as executive assistant to the deputy chief of naval operations for information warfare, N2N6, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, District of Columbia
The President of the United States takes pride in presenting the DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL posthumously to CAPTAIN Joseph J. Rochefort, United States Navy, for services set forth in the following citation:
Nominees: PN1929 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information
THE FOLLOWING NAMED OFFICERS FOR APPOINTMENT TO THE GRADE INDICATED IN THE UNITED STATES NAVY UNDER TITLE 10, U.S.C., SECTION 624:
To be Captain…
MARK R. ALEXANDER
ROBERT C. CADENA
WILLIAM A. DANIELS
CHRISTOPHER D. ENG
BLAKE G. JACOBSON
PAUL D. LASHMET
ANDREW T. NEWSOME
Clarence L. “Bud” Schick was born in Monroe, Washington on 9 May 1926. He graduated from Snohomish High School and entered the Navy in 1944.
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Chief Radioman Ralph Nevins Shaver received four Silver Stars for his submarine service during World War Two.
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