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LT Howard E. Phillips (51-53)

LT Howard E. Phillips
[Photos courtesy of LT Phillips’ son Jon Phillips]

I’m unclear what is happening in these five photographs – It looks like my dad is receiving a campaign medal or maybe it’s a commendation medal – the purpose of the presentation is still unclear. My guess is that this is also Captain McGillicuddy presenting this to my father.