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Navy Occupation Service Medal
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|Asia - 7 September to 9 October 1945||10 October 1945 - 7 February 1946|
|Europe - 16 January to 16 June 1950||16 March 1946 to 11 February 1947|
|Europe - 25 June to 25 October 1951||9 September 1948 - 9 March 1949|
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|65k||USS Sierra (AD-18) underway, date location unknown.||Hyperwar US Navy in WWII|
|17k||USS Sierra (AD-18) at Shanghai, China, 12 October 1945.||Hyperwar US Navy in WWII|
AD 18 1610-46, Navy Photo, 4/24/46
|267k||USS Sierra (AD-18) at Mare Island, 24 April 1946.||Darryl Baker|
AD 18 1611-46, Navy Photo, 4/24/46
|87k||USS Sierra (AD-18) underway, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo from "All Hands" magazine, November 1961
|Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.|
|78k||USS Sierra (AD-18) underway near Hampton Roads in a photo received by the Naval History and Heritage Command in September 1963 but taken earlier. The ship lost its after two 5"/38 gun mounts, still visible here, circa 1962-63.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # KN-8015. From the collections of the US Naval History and Heritage Command
|110k||USS Sierra (AD-18) at San Juan, Puerto Rico, 26 February 1967 with six destroyers alongside;
USS Basilone (DD-824),
USS Fiske (DD-842),
USS Davis (DD-937),
USS Richard E Kraus (DD-849),
USS Harwood (DD-861),
USS Gyatt (DD-712)
|© Richard Leonhardt|
|29k||USS Sierra (AD-18) at Barcelona, Spain, 2 July 1977, thirty-two years later than the photo at Shanghai, above, and from a very similar angle, this view shows Sierra's profile had been very little altered (the white masts belong to a ship moored beyond Sierra). The most noticeable change is the absence of 5"/38 guns, the last of which was removed in the mid-70s.||Photo by Fabio Peņa|
|92k||A closer view of USS Sierra (AD-18) at Barcelona, Spain, 2 July 1977.||Photo by Fabio Peņa|
|57k||USS Sierra (AD-18) underwy on the Cooper River at Charleston, S.C., for a dependents cruise in 1979.||Gene Snyder|
|81k||USS Sierra (AD-18) underway, date and location unknown.||Richard Leonhardt|
|57k||USS Sierra (AD-18) underway, date and location unknown.
©Marine Photos, San Diego, CA.
|246k||USS Sierra (AD-18) underway, at Genoa, Italy, 1 March 1979.||Photo by Carlo Martinelli|
|162k||USS Sierra (AD-18) underway, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo from "All Hands" magazine, December 1979.
|Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.|
|865k||USS Sierra (AD-18) moored pierside at Marseille France, circa 1987-88.||Photo by Philippe Gonzales|
|1136k||USS Sierra (AD-18) arriving at Genoa, Italy, 9 January 1988.||Photo by Carlo Martinelli|
|61k||Stern view of USS Sierra (AD-18) moored pierside at Palma de Mallorca in December 1991.||Pedro Vidal Terrasa|
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