Medal of Honor Recipients

4 12, 2020

Medal of Honor Recipient – Samuel D. Dealey

By |2022-06-28T14:39:49-04:00December 4, 2020|Medal of Honor Recipients|

We are very fortunate to be installing the Medal of Honor awarded to Commander Samuel D. Dealey, USN.  His medal is an exciting addition to our Medal of Honor exhibit here at the Submarine Force Library and Museum.  CDR Samuel [...]

25 03, 2019

Medal of Honor Day

By |2022-06-28T14:39:49-04:00March 25, 2019|Medal of Honor Recipients|

Image from www.military.com Since 1991, we have celebrated Medal of Honor Day On March 25.  On November 15, 1990 President George H.W. Bush signed Public Law 101-564 into place securing March 25th as the day in which we [...]

19 12, 2014

CDR Richard H. O’Kane, Medal of Honor Recipient

By |2014-12-19T14:56:51-05:00December 19, 2014|Medal of Honor Recipients|

CDR Richard H. O’Kane Richard Hetherington O’Kane was born in Dover, NH, on February 2, 1911, the son of Dr. and Mrs. Walter O’Kane. After attending Phillips Academy and the University of New Hampshire, O’Kane entered the U.S. Naval Academy, [...]

9 09, 2014

LCDR Howard W. Gilmore – Medal of Honor Recipient September

By |2014-09-09T16:45:10-04:00September 9, 2014|Medal of Honor Recipients|

Howard Walter Gilmore was born in Selma, Alabama on September 29, 1902. Upon graduating from the US Naval academy in June 1926, Gilmore served aboard the battleship Mississippi and the destroyer Perry (DD-340). After qualifying for submarines, he served aboard [...]

24 07, 2014

Medal of Honor Recipient RADM Eugene B. Fluckey – July 2014

By |2014-07-24T11:57:26-04:00July 24, 2014|Medal of Honor Recipients|

Eugene Bennett Fluckey was born in Washington, D.C. on October 5, 1913 to Isaac Newton and Louella Snowden Fluckey. A bright child, 10 year old Eugene heard a speech by President Calvin Coolidge, in which he told the Nation: “Press [...]

4 06, 2014

Medal of Honor Recipient CDR Samuel Dealey – May 2014

By |2014-06-04T11:43:26-04:00June 4, 2014|Medal of Honor Recipients|

Samuel Dealey was born on September 13, 1906, in Dallas Texas, to a prominent Texas family. Indeed, his uncle was the founder and publisher of the Dallas Morning News. After graduation, as expected, young Samuel was appointed to the United [...]

8 04, 2014

Medal of Honor Recipient CAPT Cromwell – April 2014

By |2014-04-08T16:44:59-04:00April 8, 2014|Medal of Honor Recipients|

CAPT John Philip Cromwell, CO USS SCULPIN Captain John Philip Cromwell was born on September 11, 1901, in Henry, Illinois. He was appointed to the United States Naval Academy in 1920. Upon graduating in 1924, Cromwell served two years with [...]

8 04, 2014

Medal of Honor Recipient TM2 Breault – March 2014

By |2014-04-08T16:26:52-04:00April 8, 2014|Medal of Honor Recipients|

TM2 Henry Breault, USN – (Torpedoman Second Class) Henry Breault was born in Putnam, CT on October 14, 1900. At the age of sixteen, Henry enlisted in the British Royal Navy, and after serving for four years, joined the United [...]

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