Thomas Leigh Gatch
Thomas Leigh Gatch (1891–1953) was an American naval officer and attorney in the 20th century. A native of Oregon, and grandson of educator Thomas Milton Gatch, he served in the United States Na...
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Robert Burnham, Jr.
Robert Burnham, Jr. (June 16, 1931 – March 20, 1993) was an American astronomer. He is best known for writing the classic three-volume Burnham's Celestial Handbook.
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Middleton Stuart Elliott
Middleton Stuart Elliott (October 16, 1872 – October 29, 1952) was a United States Navy admiral and a Medal of Honor recipient for his role in the United States occupation of Veracruz.
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Richard Garrick
Richard Garrick (December 27, 1878 – August 21, 1962) was a director and actor. He was born Richard Thomas O'Brien in the townland of Portlaw, County Waterford, Ireland. His father, James E. O'Brien, ...
Rafael Peralta
Sergeant Rafael Peralta (April 7, 1979 – November 15, 2004), assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, was a United...
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Lloyd M. Bucher
Lloyd Mark "Pete" Bucher (1 September 1927 – 28 January 2004) was an officer in the United States Navy, who is best remembered as the captain of the USS Pueblo (AGER-2), which was captured on January ...
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Lloyd Fredendall
Lloyd Fredendall (December 28, 1883 – October 4, 1963) was an American General during World War II. He is best known for his command of the Central Task Force landings during Operation Torch, and his ...
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Jesse Farley Dyer
Jesse Farley Dyer (December 2, 1877 –March 31, 1955) was an officer in the United States Marine Corps and a Medal of Honor recipient for his role in the United States occupation of Veracruz.Dyer was c...
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Edward Hanson
Edward William Hanson (February 12, 1889 – October 18, 1959) was a United States Navy Vice admiral and the 28th Governor of American Samoa from June 26, 1938 to July 30, 1940. As Governor of Ame...
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William Zuiderveld
William Zuiderveld (January 8, 1888 – February 5, 1978) was a United States Navy Hospital Apprentice First Class. He received the Medal of Honor for actions during the United States occupation o...
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Mason Carter
Mason Carter (January 26, 1834 – December 11, 1909) was a U.S. Army officer who served in the American Civil War and the Indian Wars during the late 19th century. He received the Medal of Honor for hi...
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James L. Day
Major General James Lewis Day (October 5, 1925 - October 28, 1998) was a United States Marine Corps major general who served in World War II, in the Korean War, and in the Vietnam War. He was awarded ...
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Roy C. Kirtland
Roy Carrington Kirtland (14 May 1874 - 2 May 1941) was a United States Army soldier, officer and aviator. Kirtland Air Force Base in Albuquerque, New Mexico was named for him. He was among the first ...
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Thomas S. Crow
Thomas Sherman Crow (March 16, 1934 – November 30, 2008), fourth Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy was born in 1934, in McArthur, Ohio, and graduated from McArthur High School (now Vinton County ...
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Horacio Rivero, Jr.
Admiral Horacio Rivero, Jr. (May 16, 1910 – September 24, 2000), was the first Puerto Rican and Hispanic four-star Admiral, and second Hispanic to become a full Admiral in the modern United States Nav...
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Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery
Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery is a federal military cemetery in the city of San Diego, California. It is located on the grounds of the former Army coastal artillery station Fort Rosecrans and is ad...
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Willis W. Bradley
Willis Winter Bradley Jr. (June 28, 1884 – August 27, 1954) was a Naval officer, a recipient of the Medal of Honor and a U.S. Representative from California.
Born in Ransomville, New York, Bradley...
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Donald M. Carpenter
Donald Marshall Carpenter (March 6, 1894 – April 4, 1940) was an early naval aviator in the United States Navy flying from the USS Langley (CV-1) and USS Lexington (CV-2). These we...
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Herbert C. Jones
Herbert Charpiot Jones (January 21, 1918 – December 7, 1941) was an officer in the United States Navy who was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions during the attack on Pearl H...
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Charles Francis Bishop
Charles Francis Bishop (August 2, 1888 – February 1, 1954) was a United States Navy sailor received the Medal of Honor for actions on board the USS Florida during the Veracruz Campaign.
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Henry F. Schroeder
Henry Frank Schroeder (December 7, 1874–January 26, 1959) was a soldier in the United States Army who received the Medal of Honor during the Philippine-American War at Carig in the Philippines.S...
Thomas J. Senn
Thomas Jones Senn (December 21, 1871 - February 11, 1947) was a decorated United States Navy officer with the rank of Rear Admiral. He was a recipient of the Navy Cross.
Thomas Jones Senn was born...
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Donald A. Gary
Commander Donald Arthur Gary (July 23, 1901 – April 9, 1977) was an officer of the United States Navy during World War II. He received the Medal of Honor for his heroism during the fires on USS&...
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Herman H. Hanneken
Herman Henry Hanneken (June 23, 1893 – August 23, 1986) was a United States Marine Corps officer and a recipient of the U.S. military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor.Beginning his career as a...
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Ross Lindsey Iams
Ross Lindsey Iams (April 5, 1879–March 25, 1952) was a United States Marine who received the Medal of Honor for actions in Haiti on November 17, 1915. Iams served for over 30 years in the Marine Corps...
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Michael A. Monsoor
Michael Anthony Monsoor (April 5, 1981 – September 29, 2006) was a United States Navy SEAL who was killed during the Iraq War and posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor. Monsoor enlis...
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Albert David
Albert Leroy David (July 18, 1902 – September 17, 1945) was an officer in the United States Navy during World War II and a recipient of the Medal of Honor. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for...
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Jimmie E. Howard
Jimmie Earl Howard (July 27, 1929 – November 12, 1993) was a Marine Corps Staff Sergeant when he led an eighteen-man reconnaissance patrol in a fierce battle against a battalion of Viet Cong in June 1...
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