Neil PattersonAS, S2/c, S1/c, FC3/c Navy
Served on the destroyer USS Fullam DD-474 fire control on the ship in the South Pacific corrider. They guarded convoys carryin reinforcements and supplies as well as bombarding enemy installations. They joined in the firing which brought down the vast majority of the Japanese naval aviation as an effective element in the war. In Saipan, the joined the Iwo Jima assault, sailin to serve as screen and fire support ship during the assault.