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Merchant Marine Medal Act.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries

Merchant Marine Medal Act.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Awards,
  • Merchant marine,
  • Merchant mariners

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMerchant marine medal act
    SeriesH.rp.988
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination2 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16133604M

      H.R. (th). To award a Congressional Gold Medal, collectively, to the U.S. Merchant Marine of World War II, in recognition of their dedicated and vital service during World War II. In , a database of bills in the U.S. Congress. 2. Merchant Marine Meritorious Service Medal may be awarded to any person serving in the U.S. Merchant Marine for meritorious act, conduct or service in line of duty when the following circumstances are present: (a) A Master of a U.S. merchant ship (without separate action) when that vessel is granted the Gallant Ship Award;.

      The public can access these records in two ways: through a request made via an offsite reference request (with reproduction provided for a fee), or via onsite viewing at the National Archives at St. Louis Research Room. The collection opened to the public on December 2, "Service in the Merchant Marine was considered civilian service under several different civilian personnel agencies. Get the best deals on Merchant Marine when you shop the largest online selection at Free shipping on many items VINTAGE WWII UNITED STATES MERCHANT MARINES A.E. CO UTICA NY STERLING PIN. $ Top Rated Plus. Was: Previous Price $ TIOH Institute Heraldry Sample Merchant Marine Expeditionary Medal Ribbon Slide. $

      Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (R-IN5) introduced legislation today awarding the Congressional Gold Medal to Merchant Mariners serving during World War II. House Resolution , the “Merchant Marine of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act,” will present the WWII Merchant Marine with the highest civilian award Congress can bestow for their heroic efforts providing critical. Merchant seamen’s campaign medal records See our guide and customized search of records of the issuing of the British War Medal, the Mercantile Marine Medal and the Silver War Badge to merchant seamen and officers in the First World War. Roll of Naval War Medals,


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Merchant Marine Medal Act by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries Download PDF EPUB FB2

AN ACT. To award a Congressional Gold Medal, collectively, to the United States Merchant Mariners of World War II, in recognition of their dedicated and vital service during World War II. Act to Authorize Decorations, Medals, and Other Recognition for Service in the United States Merchant Marine, and For Other Purposes Reviews User-contributed reviews.

If you like sea stories this book is for you. In it, a number of merchant mariners, both active and retired, describe their years of service. You'll read about their experiences as cadets on schoolships, early experiences as third and second mates during World War II, and experiences during the decline of the merchant marine during the last 50 years.

Awarded for maritime service between July 4, and Augin waters adjacent to Vietnam. Merchant Marine Expeditionary Medal (MMEM). Awarded to American merchant seamen who serve on U.S.-flag ships in support of operations involving American and Allied military.

With the Greatest Generation slowly fading away, the American Merchant Marine Veterans led the effort to pass the “Merchant Marine of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of ”.

They Author: Sal Mercogliano. President Trump Honors World War II Merchant Mariners with Congressional Gold Medal. WASHINGTON —The American Maritime Partnership (AMP), the voice of the domestic maritime industry, joins President Donald J.

Trump and congressional leaders in honoring the merchant mariners who served during the Second World War. Rep. John Garamendi, D-Calif., announced Tuesday that his bill, the Merchant Mariners of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act passed out of Congress.

“Throughout the Second World War, our armed forces relied on the Merchant Marine to ferry supplies, cargo and personnel into both theaters of operation, and they paid a heavy price in. The Merchant Marine Medal for Outstanding Achievement is a decoration of the United States Merchant Marine awarded by the United States Maritime was established in and is awarded to members of the maritime industry who have made extraordinarily valuable contributions to the merchant ility: Merchant Mariners.

Of the many issues involving the US Merchant Marine veterans of WWII, as well as those US Merchant Marine Veterans who have not been recognized as such by Congress at this time, the most noteworthy is H. the Merchant Mariners of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act. American Merchant Marine Veterans of WWII have progressed further.

The Merchant Marine Mariner's Medal is a decoration of the United States Merchant e the Merchant Marine was not considered a branch of the U.S. Armed Forces, the Purple Heart was not available to Merchant Mariners; as such, the Mariner's Medal was established by an Act of Congress on 10 May to solve this dilemma.

Awarded only to members of the United States Merchant Marine. The Merchant Marine Distinguished Service Medal is the highest award for valor which can be bestowed upon members of the United States Merchant Marine and is the Merchant Marine's equivalent of the Medal of Honor. The following Merchant Marine World War II combat veterans received the Medal for extraordinary heroism:Deck officers: 29, The Merchant Marine Defense Medal (Bar) is a decoration of the United States Merchant Marine.

The decoration was established by an Act of Congress on Aug Conditions. The decoration is awarded to members of the Merchant Marine who served aboard United States merchant ships between September 8, and December 7, Next (higher): Merchant Marine Combat Bar.

We are a federal service academy that educates leaders of exemplary character who are inspired to serve the national security, marine transportation, and economic needs of the United States as Merchant Marine Officers and commissioned officers in the Armed Forces.

Get this from a library. Merchant Marine Decorations and Medals Act: report (to accompany H.R. [United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.].

Awards and decorations of the United States Merchant Marine. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jump to navigation Jump to search. Medals and Decorations of the United States Merchant Marine.

Awards and decorations of the United States Merchant Marine are civilian decorations of the United States which are issued to the members of the United States Merchant Marine for a variety of duties.

(a) There is hereby established the Merchant Marine Meritorious Service Medal, with accompanying ribbon and appurtenances, for award by the Admin-istrator, under such regulations as he shall prescribe, to any master, officer, or member of the crew of any United States ship, or any foreign ship operated by or for the account of the United States.

Merchant Marine Mariners Medal Awarded only to members of the United States Merchant Marine, the Mariner's Medal recognizes seamen who were killed or wounded as a direct result of conflict against an opposing armed force; in specific, it was awarded to any seaman who while serving in a ship during a war period is wounded, suffers physical injury, or suffers through dangerous exposure as a.

“Garamendis Merchant Mariners of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act Heads to Presidents Desk” — Rep. John Garamendi [D-CA3] (Sponsor) on Mar 3, “Suozzi Appointed Chairman of United States Merchant Marine Academys Board of Visitors” — Rep. Thomas Suozzi [D-NY3] on Feb 3,   To award a Congressional Gold Medal, collectively, to the U.S.

Merchant Marine of World War II, in recognition of their dedicated and vital service during World War II. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Merchant Marine of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act.

Findings. The Congress finds the following: (1). The merchant mariners would display the gold medal at the American Merchant Marine Museum in Kings Point, NY.

Fleet Admiral Ernest J. King acknowledged the indispensability of the Merchant Marine to the U.S.'s victory, stating in a letter that without the support of the Merchant Marine, “the Navy could not have accomplished its mission. results for merchant marine medals Save merchant marine medals to get e-mail alerts and updates on your eBay Feed.

Unfollow merchant marine .# WW2 Merchant Mariners on the imminent passage of the Congressional Gold Medal Act? We have pages available in our convention book for just that reason!

Our Commemorative Magazine for the National Convention is about half way sold out. If you wish to advertise, please do so soon, as we sell pages on a first come - first serve basis.The Merchant Marine Atlantic War Zone Medal honors Merchant Marine mariners who carried out service onboard merchant vessels running American colors December 7, and November 8, Eligible parts of the Atlantic War Zone include the Barents, Caribbean, and Greenland Seas, the Gulf of Mexico, and the North and South Atlantic Ocean.