Group of three: LCDR Henry D. Holmes, US Navy

Product ID: B-9037
Country: United States
Condition: VF

Group of three to LCDR Henry David Holmes, Jr.: Navy Commendation Medal, unnamed; Navy Good Conduct Medal, with two stars on the ribbon; impressed “Henry/David/Holmes, Jr./1949″‘ World War II Victory Medal. Bar-mounted for wear. With matching bar-mounted miniature group of three.

Holmes served from 1946 through 1969 and died in October 1992. His Navy Commendation Medal was approved in July 1967: “for meritorious achievement in the outstanding performance of duty as Barking Sands Tactical Underwater Range (BARSTUR) Project Officer on the staff of COMASWFORPAC during the period Oct 64 to Jul 67.”

The Barking Sands Tactical Underwater Range (now part of the Pacific Missile Range Facility) was a test and training facility allowing coordination of surface, subsurface, air and space operations through a highly instrumented 40,000+ square mile area of the Pacific Ocean.