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Dear CPO Fair,
In response to your "ad" on the AO-32 main page regarding the campaign
ribbons and stars GUADALUPE earned from 1941 to 1974, I sent a request to the
Ship's History Branch at the Naval Historical Center in DC back in November
01. Today I received a reply from CNO (NO9B13) but it only covers the period
from 13 Nov 58 to 10 Jul 72.  Boiling down 5 columns of data on 3 pages
(various dates) here goes:
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal:
Taiwan Straits Nov 58
Vietnam  Jan 62-Apr 62; Dec 64-May 65 (my WESTPAC cruise)
Korea May 68; Nov 69
Meritorious Unit Commendation:  Oct 71-Aug 72
Vietnam Service Medal:
Feb-Jun 66; Mar-Aug 67; May-Oct 68; Jun-Oct 69; Aug-Oct 70; Oct 71-Jul 72
Regretably there is nothing indicating any campaign stars.  If I can find out
any more I will be sure to pass it along.
Gordon Kaufman