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    Awards from the U.S. Navy

    Navy Astronaut Wings Navy Astronaut Wings
    May 3, 1965
    Presented by Secretary of Navy, Paul H. Nitze.

    Navy Distinguished Service Medal 2 Navy Distinguished Service Medals
    Presented by the President of the United States through the Secretary of the Navy, not in the name of Congress, to any person who, while in the Naval Service since 6 April 1917, has distinguished himself by exceptionally meritorious service to the United States Government in a duty of great responsibility.

    Navy Distinguished Flying Cross 3 Navy Distinguished Flying Crosses
    Awarded by the Secretary of the Navy to any person while serving with Air Corps of Army, Navy, National Guard, or Organized Reserves, subsequent to April 1917, who distinguishes himself by heroism or extraordinary achievement while participating in an aerial flight

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