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CDR Fred Gordon Cole was born in Gardi- ner, Me., on Feb. 18, 1949. He attended the U.S. Naval Academy and graduated in June 1 971 with a Bachelor of Science degree. After being com- missioned an Ensign, he was the Electrical Offi- cer and ASW Officer aboard USS HARRY W. YARNELL (DLG-17) until May 1974. CDR Cole served at NAVFAC Nantucket, Mass., as Operations Officer, followed by COM- DESRON 28 until July 1978, and then served as Executive Officer CDR F. G. COLE Chief Engineer on board USS ROARK (FF-1053) until January 1981. He next assumed duties as First Lieutenant on USS BELLEAU WOOD (LHA- 3) and, one and one half years later, went to Co- ronado, Ca., where he was the Academic Direc- tor in the Surface Warfare School Command. From September 1984 to September 1985 he served as Executive Officer on USS LA SALLE (AGF-3).
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Commanding Officer CDR R. L. MILLER CDR Roger Lee Miller was born in Cincin- nati, Ohio on Aug. 1 , 1946. Reared in Cincinnati, he attended the University of Cincinnati and graduated in June 1968 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Foreign Affairs. After being commis- sioned an Ensign from Officer Candidate School in October 1968, he was Communications Offi- cer for USS MARCO (LST-25) until September 1970. CDR Miller graduated from the Naval De- stroyer School May 1 971 , and then served as the Engineering Officer onboard USS BUCK (DD- 761) until May 1973. He assumed command of USS MOLALA (AFT-106) after BUCK, and after two years as MOLALA ' s commanding Officer, went to Washington, D.C., where he was the Ju- nior Officer Detailer in the Bureau of Naval Per- sonnel. From June 1979 to December 1979 he served as Executive Officer of USS ELLIOTT (DD-967) and then was ordered to Destroyer Squadron TWENTY-ONE as its Chief Staff Offi- cer. In July 1982, CDR Miller attended the Naval Command College, Newport R.I., and graduated June 1983. His most recent assignment was as the New Construction Type Deck Officer on the staff of the Commander, U.S Naval Surface Force, Pacific Fleet. His personal decorations include the Navy Commendation Medal with gold star and the Navy Achievement Medal.
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Commander Destroyer Squadron Twenty-ONE CAPT R. J. DOLL A native of Newark, N.J., CAPT Doll is a graduate of Montclair State Teachers College. He was commissioned from Officer Candidate School in July 1 961 following duty as a non-com- missioned officer in the 31 1 th Infantry Regiment, U.S. Army Reserve and served his initial sea tour in the USS SHIELDS (DD-596), in a variety of du- ties, ultimately as Weapons Officer. He has also served at sea as Executive Officer in USS BRISTER (DER-327) and USS HEPBURN (FF- 1 055), and as Weapons Officer in USS CHICAGO (CG-1 1 ). Following his tour as Commanding Offi- cer of USS MCKEAN (DD-784), he served as Surface Operations Officer on the Staff of Com- mander, Cruiser-Destroyer Group ONE. CAPT Doll ' s first assignment ashore was as Officer in Charge of the Naval Support Activity at Can Tho, Republic of Vietnam, following a tour as a student and Instructor at Naval Amphibious School, Coronado. He also served ashore in the Bureau of Naval Personnel and as an Instructor in Political Science at the U.S. Naval Academy. CAPT Doll assumed command of Destroyer squadron TWENTY-ONE in August 1985 follow- ing a tour as Assistant Chief of Staff for Opera- tions and Plans (N-3) on the staff of Commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet. CAPT Doll has earned a master of Arts de- gree in International Relations from George Washington University and is a graduate of both the Indian National Defense Services Staff Col- lege, Wellington, India, and the U.S. Naval War College Newport, R.I. His personal decorations include the Meritorious Service Medal with Gold Stars in lieu of subsequent awards, the Navy Achievement medal with one Gold Star in lieu of second award, and the Navy Unit Commenda- tion. CAPT Doll is married to the former Andrea Gould of Williamsville, N.Y. They have four chil- dren: Larry, Kathleen, Brad and Ross; and they currently reside in San Diego.
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