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Grave of a Famous PersonClifton Bledsoe Cates - Arlington VA

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United States Marine Corps General. He was the nineteenth Commandant of the United States Marine Corps. He fought as commander of the 4th Marine Division in the Tinian campaign and Iwo Jima, where he was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal at Tinian, and a Gold Star in lieu of a second Distinguished Service Medal at Iwo Jima.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/8/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonElwood Thomas “Woody” Driver - Arlington VA

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Major World War II Army Aviator. Renowned Tuskegee Airman and Federal Government official. By the end of the Second World War, Driver had completed 123 combat missions. He retired from the Air Force following a 20-year career.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/11/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonGerald Carthrae Thomas - Arlington VA

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United States Marine Corps General. He was a highly decorated veteran of World War I, World War II, and the Korean War. He saw combat action at the Battles of Guadalcanal and Tulagi. In September 1942 he was appointed Chief of Staff of the division, and in July 1943, he became Chief of Staff of the 1st Marine Amphibious Corps, where he participated at the Battle of Bougainville

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/29/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Dale Price - Arlington VA

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Admiral U.S. Navy-In July 1945 in Okinawa, he planned and directed the flights of his command over extensive enemy-controlled sea lands and vital enemy-held areas dangerously close to the Japanese Homeland.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/24/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonHyman G. Rickover

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Admiral Hyman G. Rickover is known as "The Father of the Nuclear Navy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/13/2011

last visited: 7/11/2016

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Howard Hoover - Arlington VA

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US Navy Admiral. In December 1943 he became the Commander, Aircraft, Central Pacific, followed by Commander, Central Pacific Forward Area in February 1944, and led Task Force 57 during the Kwajalein and Mejuro, Marshall Island landings.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/16/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWilliam Franklin "Frank" Knox - Arlington VA

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Secretary of the Navy in the 3rd Roosevelt Administration, serving from 1940 until his death in office in 1944. Served in the United States Army during the Spanish-American War as a member of Theodore Roosevelt's "Rough Riders", and as a Major during World War I.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/22/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWilliam O. Douglas

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William O. Douglas served as an Associate Justice on the United States Supereme Court for for 39-years and 209 days, retiring as the longest serving justice in the history of the court.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/13/2011

last visited: 7/11/2016

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Grave of a Famous PersonOliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. served as an Associate Justice on the United States Supreme Court for 33-years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/13/2011

last visited: 7/11/2016

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Grave of a Famous PersonHugh Rodman - Arlington VA

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Admiral Hugh Rodman was an officer in the United States Navy who served during the Spanish–American War and World War I, later serving as the Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Pacific Fleet from 1919 to 1921.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/28/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonMerriman Smith

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Merriman Smith was the United Press International (UPI) wire service reporter who first broke the news that President John Kennedy had been shot in Dallas, Texas on November 22, 1963

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/19/2011

last visited: 7/11/2016

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Grave of a Famous PersonBrehon Burke Somervell - Arlington VA

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US Army General. Nicknamed "Bill" he rose in rank to become the Commanding General of the US Army Service Forces, and was responsible for the US Army's logistics during World War II. He is probably best remembered as the planner for the construction of the Pentagon building that began in September 1941 and was completed in January 1943.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/28/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJerauld Wright - Arlington VA

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United States Navy Admiral. . He served as the Commander-in-Chief of the United States Atlantic Command (CINCLANT) and the Commander-in-Chief of the United States Atlantic Fleet (CINCLANTFLT), and became the second Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic (SACLANT) for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), from April 1, 1954, to March 1, 1960, serving longer in these three positions than anyone else in history.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/2/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Edward Gingrich - Arlington VA

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US Navy Admiral. He served as the first chief of security for the US Atomic Energy Commission from 1947 to 1949.

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location: Virginia

date approved: 6/13/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonHerbert Gladstone Hopwood - Arlington VA

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He was a four-star admiral in the United States Navy who served as commander in chief of the United States Pacific Fleet from 1958 to 1960.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/14/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonMarc Andrew Mitscher - Arlington VA

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World War II United States Navy Admiral. An Aviation Pioneer. Mitscher assumed command of the USS Hornet, and launched Lt. Col. Jimmy Doolittle’s Tokyo raiders from her decks on April 18, 1942.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/21/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonGeorge Dominic Murray - Arlington VA

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US Navy Admiral. He is probably best remembered as the commander of the aircraft carrier battle group that launched the famous Doolittle Raid, the first US airstrike on Japan after the surprise attack at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii by Japanese aircraft on December 7, 1941.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/21/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonThomas Charles Hart - Arlington VA

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United States Naval Admiral, US Senator. He was promoted full Admiral in 1939, commander of the Asiatic Fleet and was the Allied Naval Commander of the American-British-Dutch-Australian Forces, during World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/13/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonLauris Norstad - Arlington VA

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US Air Force General. He was the Supreme Allied Commander in Europe from 1956 until 1963.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/22/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJoseph Francis Farley - Arlington VA

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United States Coast Guard Admiral. In January 1946, he was promoted to the rank of full Admiral and appointed the 6th Commandant of the United States Coast Guard, serving until December 1949.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/12/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonLuke McNamee - Arlington VA

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US Navy Admiral. From 1924 to 1926 he was appointed Naval attaché to the Court of St. James's in England. He commanded the entire Battle Force until June 1933, when he became President of the Naval War College.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/19/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonRobert Lawrence Eichelberger - Arlington VA

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US Army General. A highly decorated World War II veteran, he rose in rank to become commander of the 8th US Army that operated in the Southwest Pacific Area during that time.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/12/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonArthur Dewey Struble - Arlington VA

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US Navy Admiral. His military career spanned World Wars I and II, and the Korean War. In June 1955 he became Commander Eastern Sea Frontier and Commander Atlantic Reserve Fleet, and retired in July 1956 with 41 years of continuous military service.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/28/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonHugh Pate Harris - Arlington VA

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US Army General. A combat veteran of World War II and the Korean War, he rose in rank to become the Commanding General of US Continental Army Command.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/13/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonMaurice Edwin Curts - Arlington VA

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Admiral in the United States Navy who served as commander in chief of the United States Pacific Fleet in 1958.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/9/2020

last visited: never

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