Howard Bender, YNC, USNR. WWII, South Pacific, 8 battle stars
Name: Howard C. Bender
Rank: Chief Yeoman
Branch of Service: U/ S. Navy
Unit : USS Maryland, USS McCawley and
USS Crescent City
Specialty: Record keeping, Summary and General Courts Marital. hip’s History, Gunnery and Ordnance inventories
Active Duty Dates: February2, 1941 to February 10, 1949
Armed Conflicts WWII
Theater of Operations: Pacific Theater
Campaigns: Pearl Harbor, Guadalcanal to Bougainville Solomon Islands. Logisticsupport groups with Air, Submarine Anti-mine action.
Decorations & Awards:
Navy Commendation Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Defense, American
Theater, WW II Victory Medal, Sea Service Ribbon, USN Overseas Ribbon, USN
Expeditionary Medal, Naval Reserve Medal, Pearl Harbor Congressional
Speaking Subjects:Pearl Harbor, Pacific wars including the little known Navy of the Java and China Seas. History of the Empire of Japan. History of the Amphibious Warfare from Alexander he Great to the present day.