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|Campaign and Dates|
|Okinawa Gunto operation
Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 10 to 19 June 1945
Navy Occupation Service Medal
|2 to 11 September 1945|
|5 to 11 October 1945|
|1 to 15 November 1945|
|30 December 1945 to 9 January 1946|
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|805k||Port view of USS Medea (AKA-31) wearing camouflage scheme 32/4t, under way in the Atlantic, 24 January 1945. The colors should be
ocean gray, light gray and dull black, although the black may be lightened to navy blue. Photo taken by an airship from blimp squadron ZP-12 from NAS
US National Archives, Photo # 80-G-301557, a US Navy photo courtesy of C. Lee Johnson, usndazzle.com
|86k||USS Medea (AKA-31) ship's officers, circa early-1945, location unknown. Front row third from left is Wesley A. Sherberth Commanding Officer, to his left Jack M Sharp MD Chief Medical Officer, First from right second row is Adolph J. Merkt Gunnery Officer.||Roland Sharp for his father LT Jack Merrill Sharp MC USS Media|
|97k||USS Medea (AKA-31) Chief Petty Officers, circa early-1945, location unknown.||Roland Sharp for his father LT Jack Merrill Sharp MC USS Media|
|97k||USS Medea (AKA-31) ship's officers, circa early-1945, location unknown. LT Jack Merrill Sharp, MC, ship's Medical Officer, top row 4th from left. Commanding Officer CDR. Wesley Sherberth, 3rd from left top row.||Roland Sharp for his father LT Jack Merrill Sharp MC USS Media|
|65k||USS Medea (AKA-31) probably off Okinawa, circa June 1945.||Roland Sharp for his father LT Jack Merrill Sharp MC USS Media|
|104k||USS Medea (AKA-31) with her decks crowded with troops, probably upon arrival in San Francisco Bay, CA., circa late 1945 or early 1946.
US Navy photo # NH 78150 courtesy of Donald M. McPherson, 1973. U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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