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Page 10 text:
table of contents
6 captain edge
9 special occasions
19 deck department
21 first division
31 second division
41 fox division
47 engineering department
49 b division
55 rn division
61 a division
67 e division
73 r division
77 operations department
85 supply department
95 x division
99 fan-east visited
121 kawishiwi classics
127 shipboard life
148 ships alongside
personnel departing ship in westpac
Page 12 text:
captain donald b. edge-was born on 23 march 1922 in laverne, iowa.
he attended high school and junior college in emmetsburg, iowa before
enrolling in kemper military school, boonville, missouri, where he
X 4 graduated in 1941. capt edge entered the united states naval academy
in july 1941, and was commissioned an ensign, u.s. navy in june of 1944.
prior to flight training he served in uss canberra and uss rnontpelier within the
gunnery and navigation departments. he won his navy wings injune 1947 and was
subsequently attached to va-94. he returned to pensacola as a flight instructor in
january 1950, remaining for two years. he reported to vc-3 in march 1952, and
during the korean action he deployed in uss philipine sea and later in uss hornet.
in july 1955 he reported to the university of nebraska as an associate professor,
and taught naval science through june 1958. he attended postgraduate school at
stanford university attaining a master of arts degree in june 1959. he has been
executive and commanding officer ofvf-213. september 1963 marked the completion
of two years duty in uss bon homme richard as air operations ollicer. from march
1964 to 1965 he was commanding ofhcer of cvw-14. Following this duty he served
on the joint staff of the joint chiefs of staff until january 1967 when he reported for
duty as commanding officer, uss kawishiwi Qao-1461.
Capt edge has been awarded the air medal Q3 starsj, commendation llvj, navy
unit commendation, and the korean presidential unit citiation. his campaign and
service medals include american defense, american theater, asiatic-paci6c, victory
medal, philippine liberation, korean service, united nations, national defense, navy
occupation, and china service.
capt edge is married to the former beverly beale feldmann of minneapolis,
minnesota, and they reside in makalapa housing, pearl harbor, hawaii with their
four children deborah, donald, diane, and dorian.
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