Rear Admiral USS Chung-Hoon, Navy Cross, Silver Star in WWII

As the USS Chung-Hoon is underway in the Pacific and relaying these extraordinary photos from its decks, readers are asking why an American ship would be called Ching-Hoon? This guided-missile destroyer was named in honor of Rear Admiral Gordon Pai’ea Chung-Hoon (1910–1979), recipient of the Navy Cross and the Silver Star. He served during World … Continue reading Rear Admiral USS Chung-Hoon, Navy Cross, Silver Star in WWII