Combat Action medal
Morrie J. Stein
February 1943 - 18 years old.
Merlin Ballman, William Boderman, Walter Lueck, and unknown crewmember.
In a Seward, Alaska skating rink 1945.
Morrie Stein
Morrie Stein on deck in Seward, Alaska.
Morrie Stein in Tsing Tao, China with unknown crewmember.
[Photos above were most graciously donated by Mr. Morrie J. Stein, RdM1c]  
Medals earned by Morrie J. Stein during WW II:   
Radarman First Class
 insignia.  This rating 
was established in 1944.
Ruptured Duck 
Morrie J. Stein - 60 years later.
Unknown shipmate signaling.
William Boderman in the middle - others unknown.
Unknown shipmate holding ship's mascot  "Lady."
Photo taken from stern to bow.
Wing from a Japanese Zero. Morrie Stein on right (barely visible), sailor on left is unknown. Taken in the Aleutians.
North Atlantic Ocean can get rough!
Manned 40 mm anti-aircraft guns.  Crewmembers  unknown.
Manned 40 mm anti-aircraft guns. Crewmembers  unknown.
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Morrie J. Stein, RdM1c
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

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SECTION 3. CONTENTS
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BACK TO SECTION 2.W. Paul Baumgarner, MoMM2cRollins W. Coakley, Y1cRalph M. Cooke, M. D.
James L. Corsano, GM2cFamily - G. O. DayHistory - G. O. DayHistory - G. O. Day (2)
G. O. Day - QM DutiesHonorable DischargeHonorable Discharge (2)Honorable Discharge (3)
Presidential CertificatePhoto QM1c G. O. DayTribute - G. O. DayG. O. Day - WWII Medals
Daniel P. Farley, RM2cGordon B. Hamrick, CSTDThomas F. Honner, MoMM2cMorrie J. Stein, RdM1c
ON TO SECTION 4.

Proud to be a WWII Veteran medal
Proud to be an American Veteran medal
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image of Honorable discharge - Ruptured Duck patch
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Image of "Plank Owner" medal
Place of entry to Savage:  Houston, Texas  29 October, 1943. 

Place of separation from Savage:  Adak, Alaska 10 November, 1945.
photograph of Morrie J. Stein February 1943 - 18 years old
image of Radarman first class insignia
photograph of Morrie Stein
photograph of M. Ballman, Boderman, W. Leuck, and unknown crewmember
photograph of Morrie Stein on deck in Seward, Alaska
photograph of crewmembers in Seward, Alaska skating rink 1945
photograph of Morrie Stein in Tsing Tao, China with unknown crewmember.
photograph of unknown shipmate signaling
photograph of two unknown sailors
Two unknown sailors.
photograph of unknown shipmate holding ship's mascot "Lady"
photograph showing manned 40 mm anti-aircraft guns (crewmembers unknown)
photograph showing William Boderman in the middle - others unknown
photograph taken from stern to bow
photograph showing rough waters in North Atlantic Ocean
photograph of a wing from a Japanese Zero.  Morrie Srein on right (barely visdible), sailor on left unknown.  Taken in the Aleutians
photograph showing manned 40 mm anti-aircraft guns (crewmembers unknown)
photograph of Morrie J. Stein - 60 years later
European African Middle Eastern Campaign medal (with one Battle Star)
USN Good Conduct medal
USCG Good Conduct medal
Navy China Service medal
Combat Action
(retroactive)

Qualifying criteria:
for participation in ground 
or surface combat during 
any period on or after 07 
December, 1941, and or 
before 01 March, 1961.
USN Good Conduct  

Qualifying criteria: outstanding performance and conduct 
during 3 years of continuous active 
enlisted service.  
USCG Good Conduct 

Qualifying criteria: outstanding proficiency, leadership, 
and conduct during 
3 continuous years 
of active enlisted 
Coast Guard service.
Navy China Service

Qualifying criteria:
service ashore in 
China or onboard 
naval vessels from 
1945 - 1957.
American Campaign

Qualifying criteria:
service outside the 
United States
in the 
American theater 
for 30 days or 
within the continental  
United States for 1 year.
American Campaign medal
Asiatic Pacific Campaign medal
Asiatic Pacific Campaign 

Qualifying criteria
service in the 
Asiatic - Pacific 
theater for 30 days or receipt of any combat decoration.  
Qualifying dates: 
07 December, 1941 - 
02 March, 1946.  
Medal was not awarded 
until 1947 when General Douglas MacArthur received the first one.
European African Middle Eastern Campaign  
(with one battle star)

Qualifying criteria:  
service in the 
European-African-Middle Eastern theater for 30 days or receipt of any combat decoration.  
Qualifying dates:  
07 December, 1941 - 
08 November, 1945.  
Medal was not awarded until 1947 when General Dwight David Eisenhower received the first one.
WWII Victory medal
WWII Victory   

Qualifying criteria:
awarded for service in United States Armed Forces between 
1941 - 1946.
Navy Occupation medal
Navy Occupation Service 

Qualifying criteria:  
30 consecutive days of service in occupied terroritories of former enemies from 
1945 - 1955.
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[Job descriprion from:  "What kind of job can I get in the Navy?"  United States Navy Department Pamphlet - circa 1942.]