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CDR C. Thor Hanson Commander Hanson was born in 1928 at Amarillo, Texas, and later moved to Tucson, Arizona, where lie graduated from high school as Valedictorian of the class of 1945. After one year at the University of Arizona, he received an appointment to the United States Naval Academy, where he was graduated and commissioned Ensign on June 2, 1950. He served for a year as Communications Officer of the destroyer USS Taussing during the Korean conflict. In August of 1951 Commander Hanson was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship. He spent three years at Oxford University, earning a Master of Arts degree in philos- ophy, politics, and economics. In September of 1954 he began a 2 1 2 year tour of duty as Engineering Officer of the radar picket destroyer USS Hawkins. He received his iirst command, the coastal minesweeper USS idgeon, homeported at Sisebo, Japan, while still a Lieutenant. In April of 1959 Commander Hanson was ordered to the staff of the Chief of Naval Operations, where he served for two years in the Political-Military Policy Di- vision. During 1961 and 1962 he was Assistant Operations Officer for Commander Carrier Division 20. He then served for two years as Aide and Flag Lieutenant to Commander U.S. Taiwan Defense Command, and in this capacity earned the Joint Service Commendation Medal. In August of 1964 Commander Hanson returned to sea as Operations Officer of the guided missile light cruiser USS Galveston, a tour of duty which included a six-month patrol off the coast of South Vietnam. He assumed command of the destroyer USS FRANK E. EVANS in May of 1966. Commander Hanson is married to the former Miss Charlotte Ann Edens of Winnetka, Illinois. The Hanson- five children — Inge, Erica, twins Ivor and Lars, and Ursula.
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LCDR PETER JAMES DOERR EXECUTIVE OFFICER LCDR Doerr was born in Brooklyn, New York. A graduate of Columbia Uni- versity in 1955, he entered the Navy through OCS, receiving his commission in Novem- ber 1955. In April 1956 LCDR Doerr reported to his first ship USS Newman K. Perry after attending several Naval schools. After a tour of duty on the Perry LCDR Doerr became Commanding Officer of USS Parrot (MSC-197). In September 1961, LCDR Doerr was ordered to Naval Intelligence School, upon completion of the school, served in the offices of the Chief of Naval Operations and the Defense Intelligence Agency. LCDR Doerr joined the FRANK E. EVANS as Executive Officer in May 1965 while she was in WestPac. LCDR Doerr is married to the former Miss Mary Clark of Omaha, Nebraska. The Doerrs have four children.
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