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Korean War Campaign
|Campaign and Dates|
|First UN Counter Offensive
21 to 23 February 1951
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal Vietnam Service Medal
|Campaigns and Dates||Campaigns and Dates|
| Vietnam Advisory Campaign
24 to 25 April 1963
16 to 30 September 1964
7 to 11 October 1964
24 to 25 October 1964
22 to 28 June 1965
| Vietnam Counteroffensive - Phase V
20 October to 1 November 1968
| Vietnam Defense Campaign
6 to 14 July 1965
31 July to 8 August 1965
15 to 22 and 26 to 30 August 1965
24 to 25 October 1965
| Vietnam Counteroffensive - Phase VI
2 to 5 November 1968
20 November to 2 December 1968
| Vietnam Counteroffensive
26 January to 7 February 1966
13 to 20 February 1966
6 to 12 March 1966
10 to 19 July 1966
29 July to 4 August 1966
17 to 24 August 1966
| Vietnam CounteroffensiveTet 69/ Counteroffensive
21 May to 3 June 1969
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|51k||USS Zelima (AF-49) under way, date and location unknown.
©Atlantic Fleet Sales, Norfolk, VA.
|88k||USS Zelima (AF-49) under way, date and location unknown.||Courtesy Lyle Hildebrand USS Vega web site|
|172k||USS Zelima (AF-49) moored pierside at NSD Oakland, CA., 14 December 1950.
Photo by LTC Kingston M Winget US Army Ret.
|LTC Kingston Winget II US Army Ret.|
|256k||USS Zelima (AF-49) crewmembers and stevedores secure a hatch cover prior to departing NSD Oakland, CA., 14 December 1950.
Photo by LT Colonel Kingston M Winget US Army Ret.
|LT Colonel Kingston Winget II US Army Ret.|
|74k||USS Zelima (AF-49) moored, NavSta Treasure Island, San Francisco, CA., circa 1952-53||From the collection of CAPT. T.C. Edrington III PhD, USN - courtesy of his daughter Kyra Larn Edrington|
|34k||USS Zelima (AF-49) ships officers . Photo taken on board Zelima while she was moored at NavSta Treasure Island, San Francisco, CA., circa 1952-53. Cdr T.C. Edrington, the Commanding Officer at that time, is the father of Tom Edrington, the contributor of this photo, the Zelima photo, the Christmas 1953 wardroom menu, Christmas card.||From the collection of Capt. T.C. Edrington III PhD, USN - courtesy of his daughter Kyra Larn Edrington|
|276k||USS Zelima (AF-49) steams alongside USS Boxer (CVA-21) for an underway replenishment, 16 November 1955. Note the signs hanging from her superstructure.||US National Museum of the US Navy|
|125k||USS Zelima (AF-49) under way, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo from "All Hands" magazine, April 1963.
|Joe Radigan MACM USN Ret.|
|141k||USS Zelima (AF-49) under way during a replenishment-at-sea (RAS) with USS Sproston (DD-577) and USS Nicholas (DD-449), date and location unknown.||Richard Miller BMCS USNR Ret.|
|39k||USS Zelima (AF-49) moored pierside, date and location unknown.||Richard Miller BMCS USNR Ret.|
|77k||USS Zelima (AF-49) under way, date and location unknown.||Richard Miller BMCS USNR Ret.|
|23k||USS Zelima (AF-49) under way off Vietnam, circa, 1960s.||Richard Miller BMCS USNR Ret.|
|48k||USS Zelima (AF-49) replenishes the destroyer USS Basilone (DD-824) and the attack carrier USS Ticonderoga (CVA-14) in the Western Pacific, circa first half of 1966.||Robert Hurst|
|272K||USS Zelima (AF-49) underway, date and location unknown.||Nicholas Tiberio|
|209k||USS Piedmont (AD-17) docked at Naval Station Subic Bay, Philippines in 1969 with
USS Vega (AF-59) and
USS Zelima (AF-49) alongside.
U.S. Navy photo from the USS Piedmont (AD-17) 1969 cruise book
|01||CDR. Pope, Earl Hallett, USN (USNA 1928)||27 July 1946 - 1947|
|02||LCDR. Witherow Jr., Joseph, USN (USNA 1932)||1947 -|
|03||CDR. Lewis, Porter, USN, (USNA 1932) :RADM||1950 - March 1952|
|04||CDR. Bourke, Robert Emmet, USN (USNA 1934)||March 1952 -|
|05||CDR. Edington III, Thomas Craighead, USN (USNA 1934)||1953 - 1954|
|06||CAPT. Cochran, Dale Eugene, USN (USNA 1935)||1954 - 1956|
|07||CAPT. Graff, Victor Bernard, USN (USNA 1938)||1956 - 29 April 1958|
|08||CDR. Laliberte, Joseph Henry, USN||29 April 1958 - 1959|
|09||CDR. Kuhn Jr., Martin, USN||1959 - 20 October 1961|
|10||CAPT. Peterson, Dale Killdeer (Pete), USN||20 October 1961 - 11 January 1963|
|11||CAPT. Edwards, Eldon Leo, USN||11 January 1963 - 3 January 1964|
|12||CAPT. Carmody, Martin Doan (Red), USN :RADM||3 January 1964 - 8 January 1965|
|13||CAPT. Johnston Jr., Philip Devereaux, USN (USNA 1945)||8 January 1965 - 20 January 1966|
|14||CAPT. Hodgson, Gordon Seymour, USN||20 January 1966 - 2 February 1967|
|15||CAPT. Potter, John Richard, USN (USNA 1945)||2 February 1967 - 3 July 1968|
|16||CAPT. Brozo, John Greiner, USN||3 July 1968 - 30 April 1970|
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