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Distinguished Service Medal - Navy/USMC

This medal is awarded by the President of the US to anyone in the Naval service who has distinguished himself by exceptionally meritorious service to the Government in a duty of great responsability.
The medal is in gilded bronze, bearing the American eagle in the centre, surrounded by a blue-enamelled circle bearing the words: 'United Staes of America - Navy'.
The reverse depicts Neptune's trident within a laurel wreath surrounded by a blue circle with the text 'For Distinguished Service'. The whole is surmounted by a white-enamelled star with rays issuing from between the limbs and surcharged with a gold anchor.
The ribbon has three broad stripes of equal width, two blue stripes on the either edge and a yellow in the centre. It is symbolical for the blue and gold lace uniforms of the Navy.
The medal has been bestowed upon various British Naval officers.

Grid List
NameDate of birthDate of deathAwards
Callaghan, Daniel Judson26-07-189213-11-1942more 
Carney, Robert Bostwick26-03-189525-06-1990 
Carpender, Arthur Schuyler "Chips"24-10-188410-01-1960more 
Cates, Clifton Bledsoe31-08-189304-06-1970more 
Clark, Mark Wayne01-05-189617-04-1984more 
Conolly, Richard Lansing "Close-in Conolly"26-04-189201-03-1962 
Corlett, Charles Harrison "Cowboy Pete"31-07-188913-10-1971more 
Cunningham, 1st Viscount Cunningh, Andrew Browne07-01-188312-06-1963more 
Cushman, Robert Everton, Jr.24-12-191402-01-1985more