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Adm Robert Oakley Beer
Birth: Apr. 6, 1910
Death: Feb. 13, 1990

US Navy Rear Admiral. Beer graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1932. During World War II then a Commander, Beer was the Commanding Officer of the Destroyer USS Carmick DD-493. On D-Day Beer's command supported the invasion forces landing on the beaches in France. For his professionalism and courage he was awarded the Silver Star. In 1952 Beer, now a Captain was the Assistant Chief of Staff for Plans and Operations, and Operations Officer, on the Staff for Commander Amphibious Force Far East from August 4, 1952 to January 29, 1953. During the Korean War he assisted in directing the operations of the Amphibious Force, Far East, comprising over sixty ships, including widely separated shore-based units of Naval Beach Group One. Beer also assisted in the planning and execution of the Kojo Amphibious Demonstration in October of 1952 off enemy held shores of North Korea. In addition he effectively coordinated the redeployment of Army units from Japan to Korea and return, as well as prisoners of war and supervision of logistic lifts of important material. (bio by: Saratoga) 
 
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  Jean Frances Beer (1919 - 2011)*
 
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Burial:
United States Naval Academy Cemetery
Annapolis
Anne Arundel County
Maryland, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Saratoga
Record added: Jul 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73445016
Adm Robert Oakley Beer
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