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John Louis Marocchi

Rear Admiral, Navy

Born: June 6, 1920
Hometown: Sperryville
Entered: June 1, 1938
Discharged: June 1, 1975
Died In: N/A
Awards: Navy Seal, Purple Heart, WWII Victory Medal, Eur-Afr-MidEastern Campaign Medal, American Campaign Medal, Legion of Merit

Wounded on U.S.S. Birmingham, Oct. 1944 in 2nd Philippine Sea Battle. Fleet Intelligence Officer Mediterannean 1958-60, U.S. Pacific Fleet 1966-69; Dep. Director of Intelligence U.S. Eur. Command 1969-72; Dep. Director Natl. Security Agency 1972-75

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