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|Campaign and Dates||Campaign and Dates|
Leyte landings, 20, 31 October to 9 November and 13 to 21 November 1944
|Okinawa Gunto operation
Assault and occupation of Okinawa Gunto, 1 April to 3 June 1945
Lingayen Gulf landing, 9 January 1945
Navy Occupation Service Medal
China Service Medal (extended)
|21 to 28 October 1945||1 January to 16 February 1946|
|4 to 7 November 1945|
|21 to 27 December 1945|
|19 to 28 February 1946|
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Casa Grande - Casa Grande Ruins National Monument in Coolidge, Arizona, preserves a group of Ancestral Puebloans Hohokam structures of the Pueblo III and Pueblo IV Eras.(Wikipedia)
|992k||Port bow view of USS Casa Grande (LSD-13) departing Hampton Roads, 30 April 1951. Note USS Missouri (BB-63) at Norfolk Naval Station beyond the bow of Casa Grande
Norfolk Navy Yard photo # NY6 7214.
|344k||USS Casa Grande (LSD-13) at anchor, probably at Leyte, October 1944.
Photo by J.L. Brown.
|William Brown for his father J.L. Brown EM3/c USS Rushmore|
|141k||USS Casa Grande (LSD-13) at anchor, date and location unknown.|
|176k||USS Casa Grande (LSD-13) underway at sea, circa late 1950s.
US Naval History and Heritage Command photo # NH 107625
|US Naval History and Heritage Command|
|203k||USS Casa Grande (LSD-13) discharging LCU-1491 from her well deck, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo from "All Hands" magazine September 1957 issue.
|Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.|
|48k||USS Casa Grande (LSD-13) in the Antarctic ice, circa June-July 1969.||Submitted by Donald Wagner, courtesy Phil Burt, webmaster USS Casa Grande web site|
|670k||USS Casa Grande (LSD-13) and USS Nipmuc (ATF-157) moored at Thule, Greenland, circa June-July 1969||Marc Schenck, Photo by his father LTjg. Bernard Schenck USS Glacier|
|81k||USS Casa Grande (LSD-13) under way in San Diego Bay off Naval Station San Diego, date unknown.||Richard Miller BMCS USNR Ret.|
|95k||USS Casa Grande (LSD-13) under way, date unknown and location.||Richard Miller BMCS USNR Ret.|
|01||LCDR, Strumm, Fred E.||5 June 1944 - 28 June 1946|
|02||LT, Kassell, Bernard Maxwell, USN||28 June 1946 - 23 October 1946|
|Decommissioned||23 October 1946 - 1 November 1950|
|03||CDR, Nienstadt, Daniel Albert||1 November 1950 - 25 July 1952|
|04||CDR, Winkel, Robert Paul||25 July 1952 - 2 August 1954|
|05||CDR, Spears Jr., William Oscar||2 August 1954 - September 1955|
|06||CDR, Sullivan, John William||September .1955 - November 1956|
|07||CDR, Charles, Robert G.||November 1956 - June 1958|
|08||CDR, Strow, Albert Rowe||June 1958 - 1959|
|09||CDR, Meehan, John Burton||1959 - December 1960|
|10||CDR, Junhardt, Robert M.||December 1960 - November 1962|
|11||LCDR, Dunning, Bruce Baker||November 1962 - 1 July 1964|
|12||CDR, Mashaw, Andrew Jackson, USN||1 July 1964 - August 1965|
|13||CDR, Austin Jr., William Harry||August 1965 - January 1967|
|14||CDR, Carr, Herbert William||January1967 - March 1968|
|15||CDR, Mueller, George Edward, USN (USNA 1951)||March 1968 - September 1969|
|16||CDR, Page Jr., Carroll Snow||September 1969 - 6 October 1969|
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