Rex Eugene Lantz
World War II-Korea-Vietnam
MEDALS-RIBBONS: World War II Victory, Vietnam Service Medal, Korean Service Medal w/1 Star, Medal w/4 Stars, Achievement, Combat Action, Unit commendation, Meritorious Navy Commendation, Good Conduct w/6 Stars, China Service, European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign w/6 Stars, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign, Navy Occupation Service (Europe & Asia), National Defense Service w/1 Star, Armed Forces Expeditionary, Korean Presidential Unit Citation, Vietnam Civil Actions Unit Citation, United Nations Service, Republic of Vietnam Campaign
From enlisted Fire Controlman who operated and maintained combat and weapons direction systems, to Fire Control Officer who supervised intricate missile and guidance systems.
In honor of your service
USS Columbus CA-74