image of "Plank Owner" medal
Entitled to:

Combat Action medal (retroactive)
 
European African Middle Eastern Area Campaign medal (with one battle star) 

American Campaign medal 

World War II Victory medal
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[Photo and information graciously provided by Vincent J. Corsano (son).]
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James L. Corsano, GM2c
SECTION 3.
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HOMENEW ADDITIONSSITE MAPINTRODUCTION
FOREWORDINVOCATION1. WALTER S. SAVAGE, JR.2.  DE-386 (WWII)
3.  DE-386 CREW4.  DE-386 CREW PHOTOS5.  DE-386 SHIP PHOTOS6.  DER-386 (1955)
7.  DER CREW 1955 - 19648.  DER-386 PHOTOS9.  SAVAGE IN VIETNAM10.  VIETNAM CREW
11.  VIETNAM PHOTOS12.  SHIP'S AWARDS13.  ACTIVE SERVICE TERMINATED14.  REUNION ASSOCIATION
15.  DECEASED16.  ROSTER17  REUNION PHOTOS18.  KEEPSAKES
19.  MISCELLANEOUS20.  SITE POLICIES21.  WEBMASTER22.  SHIP'S STORE
23.  SITE AWARDS24.  COMMANDING OFFICERS 25.  SHIP'S HISTORY

SECTION 3. CONTENTS
BACK TO SECTION 2.W. Paul Baumgarner, MoMM2cRollins W. Coakley, Y1c
Ralph M. Cooke, M. D.James L. Corsano, GM2cFamily - G. O. Day
History - G. O. DayHistory - G. O. Day (2)QM Duties - G. O. Day
Honorable DischargeHonorable Discharge (2)Honorable Discharge (3)
Presidential CertificatePhoto QM1c G. O. DayTribute - G. O. Day
G. O. Day - WWII MedalsDaniel P. Farley, RM2cGordon B. Hamrick, CSTD
Thomas F. Honner, MoMM2cMorrie J. Stein,  RdM1c

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Proud to be a WWII Veteran medal
Proud to be an American Veteran medal
Honorable discharge - Ruptured Duck patch
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photograph of James L. Corsano, GM2c
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Place of entry into service:  Hazelton, Pennsylvania (Active) 23 July, 1943. 

Place of separation from service: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19 February, 1946.
Reported to 
Savage:

29 October, 1943
Houston, TX
Detached from
Savage:

04 April, 1945
Navy Yard, NY
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image of American Campaign medal
image of European African Middle Eastern Area Campaign medal (with one battle star)
image of WWII Victory medal
[Job Description taken from What Kind of Job Can I Get in the Navy - U.S. Navy Department circa 1942.]
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