PERSONNEL AWARDS

NAVY CROSS

CDR William W. Fitts, USN - Okinawa Operation

LEGION OF MERIT

James E. Gunnoe, SF1c, USNR - Okinawa Operation

SILVER STAR

CDR William W. Fitts, USN - Lingayen Gulf Operation
LT Robert W. Ellis, USNR - Okinawa Operation
LT(jg) Murray L. Randall, USNR - Okinawa Operation
Ledyard V.R. Smith, CY, USNR - Okinawa Operation
Michael L. Tomasini, S1c, USNR - Okinawa Operation

NAVY AND MARINE CORPS MEDAL

Elmer R. Morris, Jr., PhM2c, USNR - Okinawa Operation

BRONZE STAR

CDR John F. Newman, Jr., USN - Rabaul Operation
CDR William W. Fitts, USN - Saipan Operation
CDR William W. Fitts, USN - Battle of Philippine Sea
LT William F. Cafferata, USN - Okinawa Operation
LT John T. Evans, USNR - Pacific Operations
LT Wilbur S. Kelley, USNR - Okinawa Operation
Frank M. Marada, CMM, USNR - Okinawa Operation
Joseph Bagarella, TM3c, USN - Okinawa Operation
George Ruzicka, SF2c, USN - Okinawa Operation
Walter C. Garrett, S1c, USNR - Okinawa Operation

COMMENDATION RIBBON

CDR William W. Fitts, USN - Battle of Philippine Sea
(Pilot Rescue)
LT(jg) Arthur F. Moricca, USNR - Okinawa Operation
Curtis W. Ezzell, CCS, USN - Tinian Operation
Henry E. Holmes, CFC, USNR - Okinawa Operation
Verdie E. Johnson, MM1c, USN - Tinian Operation
James E. Gunnoe, SF1c, USNR - Tinian Operation
James C. Clarke, EM1c, USN - Okinawa Operation
James A. Capaldo, SM3c, USN - Okinawa Operation
William H. Brown, GM1c, USNR - Okinawa Operation
Thomas P. Moriary, EM2c, USNR - Okinawa Operation
Edward D. Pohlman, EM1c, USNR - Okinawa Operation
Joseph G. Bielecki, MM2c, USN - Okinawa Operation
Rolfe Tjomstol, WT2c, USNR - Okinawa Operation
John S. Pinchin, MoMM1c, USN - Okinawa Operation
Edward A. Dzierzynski, MMS2c, USN - Okinawa Operation
Thomas G. Candea, GM1c, USN - Okinawa Operation

GOLD LIFE SAVING MEDAL

Lt(jg) James Reed, USN - Rescued Man in Water
Robert J. Exley, BM3, USN - Rescued Man in Water

SILVER LIFE SAVING MEDAL

Raymond J. McDonald, DC3, USN - Rescued Man in Water
Jimmy D. Kenner, FN, USN - Rescued Man in Water
Richard W. Klusman, SN, USN - Rescued Man in Water

PURPLE HEART

Tinian Operation - 3 Killed in Action
Tinian Operation - 15 Wounded in Action
Okinawa Operation - 67 Killed in Action
Okinawa Operation - 102 Wounded in Action

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