USS Cabildo (LSD-16)
Medals Earned

The Cabildo earned the following Medals & Awards

Purple Heart
Combat Action Ribbon
China Service
American Campaign
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign
World War II Victory Medal
Navy Occupation Service with Asia Clasp
National Defense Service with one bronze star
Korean Service with two bronze stars
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal with one bronze star
Vietnam Campaign with one silver and one bronze stars
(these stars denote six campaigns)
Korean Presidential Unit Citation Republic of Vietnam Meritorious Unit Commendation
United Nations Service
Republic of Vietnam Campaign
Philippine Liberation Ribbon

For 1963 and 1964 the Cabildo was nominated by Captain Partee Crouch, Commander Amphibious Squadron SEVEN for the Arleigh Burke Fleet Trophy.

May the men who served aboard this ship have red sunsets, a steady wind at their backs, sparkling silver dawns and calm seas.

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