USS Beale DD/DDE-471

1942 - 1968

Welcome to the USS Beale DD/DDE-471 web site. Those of us who served in Beale are proud of the service our ship provided to the U.S. Navy and our Country.

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Medals and Ribbons awarded the Beale and her crews between 1942 and 1968

The ribbon description beginning top row left through bottom row right:

        Navy Expeditionary Medal - Bay of Pigs, Cuba 1961

        American Campaign Medal - WW-II

        Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Ribbon - 6 Battle Stars - WW-II

        World War II Victory Medal

        Navy Occupation Medal _ post WW-II Japan

        National Defense Medal - Korean era 1950-1954, Vietnam era 1961-1968

        Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal - Cuban Missile Crisis 1962

        Vietnam Service Medal - 1 Battle Star - Vietnam 1966

        Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation with Palm - Vietnam 1966

       

 

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