Virginia Heroes

Cornelius “Connie” T. ONeill

Captain, Navy

Born: November 4, 1935
Hometown: Midlothian
Entered: August 3, 1953
Discharged: October 1, 1982
Died In: N/A
Awards: Navy Seal, Defense Superior Service Medal, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Commendation Medal, Unit Commendation, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation, Vietnam Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Navy "E", Sea Service Deployment

Served in the Vietnam War. Was in the Cuban Missle Crisis and Arctic Operations. Had command of two combat ships in Vietnam Combat Zones with daily adventures and dangers.

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