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Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal Vietnam Service Medal
|Campaigns and Dates||Campaigns and Dates|
| Vietnam Advisory Campaign
5 to 13 August 1964
2 to 11 August and 17 to 29 August 1964
5 to 23 May 1965
26 May to 5 June 1965
17 to 30 June 1965
| Tet 69/Counteroffensive
12 to 18 March 1969
25 March to 3 April 1969
8 to 17 April 1969
| Vietnam Defense
10 to 20 and 26 to 29 July 1965
16 to 25 August 1965
2 to 11 September 1965
20 September to 3 October 1965
18 October to 1 November 1965
12 to 24 November 1965
| Vietnam Winter-Spring 1970
11 to 26 January 1970
3 to 15 February 1970
22 February to 9 March 1970
24 March to 7 April 1970
12 to 15 and 28 to 30 April 1970
| Vietnam Counteroffensive
28 to 30 June 1966
| Sanctuary Counteroffensive
1 to 3, 7 to 16 and 24 to 27 May 1970
| Vietnamese Counteroffensive - Phase II
1 to 5 and 14 to 23 July 1966
31 July to 6 August 1966
17 to 22 August 1966
4 to 10 September 1966
23 September to 2 October 1966
18 to 22 October 1966
30 October to 13 November 1966
| Vietnamese Counteroffensive - Phase VI!
9 to 15 and 22 to 24 March 1971
30 March to 3 April 1971
16 to 30 April 1971
9 to 13 May 1971
28 May to 5 June 1971
11 to 27 June 1971
| Vietnamese Counteroffensive - Phase III
19 to 26 October 1967
1 to 7 November 1967
13 to 20 and 28 to 29 January 1968
| Consolidation I
10 to 15 July 1971
| Tet Counteroffensive
30 January to 6 February 1968
15 to 25 February 1968
7 to 17 March 1968
23 March to 1 April 1968
| Consolidation II
13 to 19 March 1972
| Vietnamese Counteroffensive - Phase IV
2 to 6 April 1968
| Vietnam Ceasefire
30 March to 14 June 1972
20 June 1972
22 June to 1 July 1972
8 to 15 July 1972
26 July to 9 August 1972
19 to 22 August 1972
30 August to 5 September 1972
20 to 26 September 1972
5 to 11, 18, 27 to 31 October 1972
17 to 23 November 1972
7 to 18 December 1972
29 December 1972 to 4 January 1973
10 to 25 January 1973
| Vietnamese Counteroffensive - Phase VI
20 November to 5 December 1968
10 to 18 December 1968
29 December to 2 January 1969
8 to 14 January 1969
25 January to 3 February 1969
14 to 23 and 26 to 28 February 1969
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|USS Hassayampa (AO-145)
|189k||Hassayampa (AO-145), Christening by the ships sponsor, Mrs. Harry W. Pierce, and launching, 12 September 1954, at New York
Shipbuilding Corp., Camden, N.J.
US National Archives
|34k||USS Taluga (AO-62), bottom USS Kawishiwi (AO-146), center, and
USS Hassayampa (AO-145) top, underway off the Philippines in 1957.
US National Archives photo # 80-G-1013403, a US Navy photo now in the collections of the US National Archives.
|198k||USS Hassayampa (AO-145) underway in the Pacific Ocean, date unknown.||Mike Smolinski|
|154k||USS Hassayampa (AO-145) being approached by USS Gunston Hall (LSD(A)-5), on her starboard side to refuel while at anchor. Note that USS Tulare (LKA-112), stern visible, is already refueling from Hassayampa's port side, circa 1957-58, WESTPAC. Photo taken from Gunston Hall||Donald J. Wagner, SM3, USN USS Gunston Hall|
|93k||USS Hassayampa (AO-145) being approached by USS Gunston Hall (LSD(A)-5), on her starboard side to refuel while at anchor. Note the "Bravo" flag on the main-mast indicating Hassayampa is already refueling USS Tulare (LKA-112). The U.S. flag on the fore-mast is part of the full dress requirements for ships not underway during national holidays. The holiday is either Veteran's Day or Thanksgiving, 1957. Photo taken from Gunston Hall||Donald J. Wagner, SM3, USN USS Gunston Hall|
|129k||USS Hassayampa (AO-145) after refueling USS Gunston Hall (LSD-(A)-5) and USS Tulare (LKA-112) while at anchor. Note Tulare has already departed and the "Bravo" flag has been hauled down indicating refueling operations have been completed. This photo was taken from Gunston Hall as she pulled away from Hassayampa, Veteran's Day or Thanksgiving, 1957.||Donald J. Wagner, SM3, USN USS Gunston Hall|
|75k||Series of photos depicting USS Hassayampa (AO-145) transferring or receiving petroleum products from USS Taluga (AO-62) while underway in the South China Sea, circa 1958. Photos by Bob King DC3 USS Taluga||Tommy Trampp|
|84k||USS Hassayampa (AO-145) underway with USS Glover AGDE-1, date and location unknown.
US Navy photo.
|312k||USS Hassayampa (AO-145) refuels the Royal Australian Navy aircraft carrier
HMAS Melbourne (R21) and the destroyer
USS Philip (DD-498), in April-May 1962.
US Navy All Hands magazine November 1962
|87k||USS Hassayampa (AO-145) refuels the Royal Australian Navy aircraft carrier
HMAS Melbourne (R21) and the destroyer
USS Philip (DD-498), in April-May 1962. The view was taken through the periscope of the submarine
USS Catfish (SS-339).
US Navy photo from the USS Bennington (CVS-20) 1962 cruise book.
|40k||USS Hassayampa (AO-145) alongside USS Ticonderoga (CVA-14) while conducting an underway replenishment in WestPac, circa 3 January to 15 July 1963||Sal Vacca, AE2, VAW-11 Detachment Bravo, USS Ticonderoga (CVA-14)|
|394k||USS Hassayampa (AO-145) under way in the channel at Pearl Harbor, HI., date unknown.||Richard Miller BMCS USNR Ret.|
|213k||USS Hassayampa (AO-145) underway off San Diego, CA., date unknown.
|127k||USS Hassayampa (AO-145), at Pearl Harbor, HI, 12 February 1966.||© Richard Leonhardt|
|172k||HMAS Perth (D38) executes a hard turn to starboard at speed, disengaging from a replenishment while the USS Hassayampa (AO-145) is still busy with the heavy cruiser USS Newport News (CA-148) on her port side.||Yu Chu courtesy Tom Strasser|
|66k||USS Hassayampa (AO-145) seen here with USS Tanner (AGS-15),
Pearl Harbor, May 1968
|51k||USS Hassayampa (AO-145), at Pearl Harbor, HI, 1968||© Richard Leonhardt|
|267k||USS Hassayampa (AO-145) replenishing USS Constellation (CVA-64) and USS Coontz (DLG-9) during a WestPac deployment in 1968. Photos taken from USS Jenkins (DD-447).||Stan Underhill SMSN USN USS Jenkins|
|108k|| U.S. Navy stores ship USS Pictor (AF-54), highlines cargo to the
fast combat support ship USS Camden (AOE-2), center, while the fleet oiler
USS Hassayampa (AO-145) replenishes Camden's fuel oil tanks, circa February 1969.
091914527 - U.S Navy photo
091914543 - U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command. Photo # XFC-02171-2-69 by PH2 Kenneth L. Barrett
|Richard Miller BMCS USNR Ret.
|212k||USS Hassayampa (AO-145) refueling USS Hornet (CVS-12),
while part of the Apollo 12 recovery fleet, 23 November, 1969.
US Navy and Marine Corps Museum/Naval Aviation Museum, Photo # 1996.488.245.042
|327k||USS Hassayampa (AO-145) refueling USS Newell (DER-322). Newell was serving as unit of Operation Market Time off the coast of South Vietnam. The photo was presented to Senator Barry Goldwater (R) of Arizona by the commanding officer of USS Hassayampa, CAPT. James E. Edmundson USN. circa 1970-72.||Richard Miller BMCS USNR Ret.|
|313k||USS Hassayampa (AO-145) refueling USS Ticonderoga (CVS-14)
and a Knox-class frigate. Ticonderoga, with assigned
Carrier Anti-Submarine Air Group 53 (CVSG-53), was deployed to the Western Pacific from 17 May to 29 July 1972.
US Navy photo from the USS Ticonderoga (CVS-14) 1972 cruise book.
|1374k||Overhead view of USS Hassayampa (AO-145) refueling USS Enterprise (CVN-65)
, Pacific Ocean 30 March 1973.
US Naval National Museum of Naval Aviation No. 1956-488.124.018
|32k||USS Hassayampa (AO-145) under way, date and location unknown.
Photo taken from USS Jouett (CG-29).
|Richard Miller BMCS USNR Ret.|
|59k||USS Hassayampa (AO-145) attempting to refuel USS Preble (DDG-46) in heavy seas, February 1976
US Navy Photo
|Dennis Stephenson, SMC USN Ret|
|67k||USS Hassayampa (AO-145) moored outboard of USS Long Beach (CGN-9) at Naval Station Subic Bay P.I., May 1978||Photo by Dr. Kenneth Hartman|
|80k||USS Hassayampa (AO-145) underway approaching Naval Station Subic Bay P.I., May 1978||Photo by Dr. Kenneth Hartman|
|69k||USS Hassayampa (AO-145) underway, circa May 1978, location unknown.||Photo by Dr. Kenneth Hartman|
|USNS Hassayampa (T-AO-145)
|371k||USNS Rigel (T-AF-58) moored at Naval Station Subic Bay, P.I., 28 August 1981. Other ships include the nuclear-powered guided missile cruiser USS Bainbridge (CGN-25) in the foreground. At left are USNS Hassayampa (T-AO-145), the guided missile cruiser USS Sterett (CG-31), the guided missile destroyer USS Henry B. Wilson (DDG-7) and the guided missile cruiser USS William H. Standley (CG-32).
US National Archive # NN33300514 2005-06-30 a US Navy photo by PHC Larry Foster.
|304k||Another view Naval Base, Subic Bay, 28 August 1981, with the city of Olongapo in the background. The ships docked at the pier in the foreground are, from right:
the oiler USNS Hassayampa (T-AO-145);
the guided missile cruiser USS Sterett (CG-31);
the guided missile destroyer USS Henry B. Wilson (DDG-7); and
the guided missile cruiser USS William H. Standley (CG-32).
DODmedia ID:DN-ST-82-01682/US National Archive# NN33300514 2005-06-30, a US Navy photo by PHC Larry Foster.
|72k||USNS Hassayampa (T-AO-145) underway, date and location unknown
DOD photo # [DNST9106862]
|71k||USNS Hassayampa (T-AO-145) underway, date and location unknown
DOD photo # [DNST9106863] a US Navy photo now in the collections of Defense Imagery.mil.
|103k||USNS Hassayampa (T-AO-145) refueling
USS Shasta (AE-33) to starboard and USS Ranger (CV-61) to port.
Photo from Ranger's 1987 Cruise Book (14 July–30 December).
|John Slaughter, Webmaster USS Ranger History & Memorial site|
|3141k||An aerial view of a portion of Naval Station Subic Bay, showing some of the damage caused by the volcanic ash that fell following the eruption of Mount Pinatubo. USNS Hassayampa (T-AO-145) is moored at the pier along with USS Haleakala (AE-25) and RPS Ardres Benifacto (PF-7) (Ex-USS Chincoteague (AVP-24)).
DOD photo # DN-SC-92-01468 SUBIC BAY, Philippines (23 September 1991) a US Navy photo by PH1 Yedda, now in the collections of Defense Imagery.mil.
|Maritime Administration (MARAD)
|141k||Ex-USNS Hassayampa (T-AO-145) under tow as a "dead" ship in San Francisco Bay, 13 June 2014, while being towed from the Suisun Bay Reserve Fleet to Brownsville, TX. for scrapping.||Photos by CAPT. Jack C. Goldthorpe, USCG (Ret.)|
|01||CAPT. McKaig, William Vaughn||19 April 1955 - 6 October 1956|
|02||CAPT. Pressey, George Washington, USN (USNA 1932) :RADM||6 Ocober1956 - 29 September 1957|
|03||CAPT. West, Kenneth||29 September 1957 - 1 August 1958|
|04||CAPT. Clarey, Bernard Ambrose (Chick), USN (USNA 1934) :ADM||1 August 1958 - 20 October 1958|
|05||CAPT. Maurer, John Howard, USN (USNA 1935) :RADM||20 October 1958 - 10 October 1959|
|06||CAPT. Morse, John Frye :RADM||10 October 1959 - 24 September 1960|
|07||CAPT. Church Jr., Albert Thomas, USN (USNA 1938)||24 September 1960 - 23 September 1961|
|08||CAPT. Norton, Gerald Sanford||23 September 1961 - 16 October 1962|
|09||CAPT. Walley, Marion C.||16 October 1962 - 17 August 1963|
|10||CAPT. Gordon, Archer Robert||17 August 1963 - 30 September 1964|
|11||CAPT. McCormick, James Bradford||30 September 1964 - 8 September 1965|
|12||CAPT. Coulter, William Guy||8 September 1965 - 4 October 1966|
|13||CAPT. Harrelson, George David||4 October 1966 - 30 March 1968|
|14||CAPT. Lake, Julian Strong, USN (USNA 1935) :VADM||30 March 1968 - June 1969|
|15||CAPT. Waits, Jack Elwood||June 1969 - 7 October 1970|
|16||CAPT. Edmundson, James Edward, USN (USNA 1949)||7 October 1970 - 12 April 1972|
|17||CAPT. McGuire, Orville Wendell, USN||12 April 1972 - 28 December 1972|
|18||CDR. Olds, Robert Bernard||28 December 1972 - 6 July 1974|
|19||CAPT. Goulds, Ralph John||6 July 1974 - 7 July 1976|
|20||CAPT. Chatham, Walter Lewis, USN :RADM||7 July 1976 - 7 January 1978|
|21||CAPT. Box Jr., Roger Elden, USN (USNA 1956) :RADM||7 January 1978 - 17 November 1978|
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