Oscar Badger participated in the Vera Cruz Expedition as a young ensign and was awarded the Medal of Honor. He commanded North Carolina by the time war broke out in the Pacific. He subsequently worked in naval logistics and ended the war in command of a fast battleship division.
||Born at Washington, D.C.
||Graduates from Naval Academy
||Vera Cruz Expedition
||Secretary, Navy General Board
||Chief of staff, Atlantic Fleet
||Commander, BB North Carolina
||Commander, Destroyers, Atlantic Fleet
||Assistant Chief of Naval
Operations for Logistics Plans
||Commander, Service Squadron, South
||Commander, Battleship Division 7
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