Thomas B. Hayward

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Thomas B. Hayward
Admiral Thomas B. Hayward, 21st Chief of Naval Operations
Born (1924-05-03) May 3, 1924 (age 95)
Glendale, California, U.S.
AllegianceUnited States
Service/branchUnited States Navy
Years of service1942–1982
RankAdmiral
Commands heldChief of Naval Operations
United States Pacific Fleet
United States Seventh Fleet
USS America (CVA-66)
USS Graffias (AF-29)
Carrier Air Wing Ten
VF-103
Battles/warsWorld War II
Korean War
Vietnam War
AwardsDefense Distinguished Service Medal (2)
Navy Distinguished Service Medal (3)
Coast Guard Distinguished Service Medal
Legion of Merit (3) with Combat V
Distinguished Flying Cross

Admiral Thomas Bibb Hayward (born May 3, 1924) was Chief of Naval Operations for the United States Navy from July 1, 1978, until June 30, 1982,[1] after which he retired from military service.

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  1. "Admiral Thomas B. Hayward". US Navy. Retrieved 24 January 2010.