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To All Who Shall See These Presents Greeting:

This is to Certify that
The President of the United States of America
Takes Pleasure in Presenting


THE 
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL
to

 

HINES, FRANK T.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Distinguished Service Medal to Frank T. Hines, Brigadier General, U.S. Army, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as Chief of Embarkation Service, War Department, Washington, D.C. General Hines acted in direct liaison with the Navy Department, and in addition personally co-operated with the Commander of the Cruiser and Transport Force in furthering the transportation of troops, and his zeal and ability greatly contributed to the successful operation.
Authority: Navy Book of Distinguished Service (Stringer)


HUTCHESON, GROTE
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Distinguished Service Medal to Grote Hutcheson, Major General, U.S. Army, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as Commanding General, Port of Embarkation, Newport News, Virginia. By his close co-operation with the Commander, Newport News Division, Cruiser and Transport Force, the work of embarking troops and turnaround of transports were greatly expedited.
Authority: Navy Book of Distinguished Service (Stringer)


SHANKS, DAVID C.
Citation:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Navy Distinguished Service Medal to David C. Shanks, Major General, U.S. Army, for distinguished service in the line of his profession as Commanding General, Port of Embarkation, Hoboken, New Jersey. General Shanks inexhaustible energy, close co-operation with the Navy and excellent judgment in deciding questions of policy contributed greatly to the successful transportation of troops from the Port of Hoboken.
Authority: Navy Book of Distinguished Service (Stringer)
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