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James L. Chavez

War: Korean-Vietnam
Service Dates: Jan. 1951–Jul. 1972
Branch: United States Navy
Unit: Recruit Training
Service Locations: 
Long Beach, California
Norfolk, Virginia
Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
Highest Rank: Chief Petty Officer (PNC-E-7)
Medals/Special Service Awards: 
Korean Service Ribbon
United Nations Service Ribbon
National Defense Service Medal
Good Conduct Award (6 Awards)
Korean Presidential Unit Citation Badge (3)
Birth Year: 1931
Place of Birth: Dawson, New Mexico


Mr. Chavez also provided the following information about his military service:

San Diego, CA
USS Laffey (DD-724)
Personnel Accopunting Machine Installation
USS Taconic (AGC-17)
Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
USS James E. Keyes
USS Bryce Canton (AD-36)
Naval Training Center San Diego (Instructor)
Naval Schools Command Treasure Island Ca
USS Juneau (LPD-10)
San Diego Ca
Treasure Island Ca
Vietnam Service Medal

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