Rear Admiral Ming Erh Chang



TRANSCRIPT OF NAVAL SERVICE FOR
REAR ADMIRAL MING ERH CHANG U.S. NAVY


   Born in Shanghai, China
           7 SEP 1955  Enlisted in the U.S. Naval Reserve 
          13 NOV 1955  Reported for active duty
          28 MAR 1956  Honorably discharged
          30 MAR 1956  Ensign, U.S. Naval Reserve and reported
                        for active duty
          30 SEP 1957  Lieutenant (junior grade)
          30 JUL 1958  Augmented in the U.S. Navy
           1 MAY 1960  Lieutenant
           1 MAR 1965  Lieutenant Commander
           1 SEP 1969  Commander
           1 MAR 1977  Captain 
        SEP 1981  Designated Rear Admiral while serving in
    billets commensurate with that grade	
           1 DEC 1982  Rear Admiral
                       Service continuous to date

     ASSIGNMENTS AND DUTIES                           FROM      TO      

   USS LEXINGTON  (CVA 16)                          APR 1956  FEB 1958
   Staff, Commander SEVENTH Fleet                   FEB 1958  MAY 1960
   Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey (DUINS)      MAY 1960  JUN 1962
   USS RIGEL (AF 58)                                JUN 1962  FEB 1964
   Naval Guided Missiles School, Dam Neck,
    Virginia Beach, VA (DUINS)                      FEB 1964  JUN 1964
   USS BELKNAP (DLG 26) (Weps. Off.)                JUN 1964  JUL 1966
   Naval Ordnance Systems Command, Weapons
    Control Division (Asst. for Digital Systems,
    Anti Air Warfare Systems Directorate) ADDU:
    Naval Ship Systems Command (Asst. Project 
    Off.)                                           JUL 1966  APR 1969
   USS HOLLISTER (DD 788) (XO)                      APR 1969  OCT 1970
   Naval Forces, Vietnam/Naval Advisory 
    Group, Military Assistance Command
    Vietnam (Asst. C/S for Administration)          OCT 1970  APR 1971
   Naval Support Activity, Saigon (Director
    for Administration)                             APR 1971  JUL 1971
   Naval Advisory Group, Republic of Vietnam
    (Asst. Senior Advisor, Amphibious Task 
    Force 211/Trang Hung Dao 21 (CTF 210))          JUL 1971  DEC 1971
   USS RATHBURNE (DE 1057) (PCO)                    DEC 1971  FEB 1972
   CO, USS RATHBURNE (DE 1057)                      FEB 1972  JUN 1973
   Industrial College of the Armed Forces
    (DUINS)                                         JUN 1973  JUN 1974
                        
  OP-01F

	TRANSCRIPT OF NAVAL SERVICE FOR
	REAR ADMIRAL MING ERH CHANG (CONT'D)

     ASSIGNMENTS AND DUTIES (CONT'D)                  FROM      TO      

   Office of CNO (Head, Anti Submarine Warfare
    Branch, Surface Combat Systems Div.) (OP 353)   JUN 1974  FEB 1977
   CO, USS REEVES (CG 24)					    FEB 1977  JUL 1979 
   Commander Carrier Group THREE (C/S)              JUL 1979  AUG 1980
   Commander THIRD Fleet (C/S)                      AUG 1980  SEP 1981
   Office of CNO (Director, Tactical Air Surface
    and Electronic Warfare Development Div.)
    (OP 982)                                        SEP 1981  FEB 1983
   Commander, Cruiser Destroyer Group TWO           FEB 1983  JUL 1985
   Naval Sea Systems Command (Deputy Commander,
    Weapons and Combat Systems)                     JUL 1985  JUN 1987
   Office of CNO (Naval Inspector General)          
    (OP-O9G)                                        JUL 1987  AUG 1990
   Retired                                          1 SEP 1990

	MEDALS AND AWARDS

   Legion of Merit two awards
   Bronze Star Medal with Combat "V"
   Air Medal with Numeral "3"
   Combat Action Ribbon
   Navy Unit Commendation awarded U.S. Naval Forces, Vietnam
   Meritorious Unit Commendation awarded USS RATHBURNE (DE 1057)
   Navy Expeditionary Medal (Iran/Indian Ocean)
   National Defense Service Medal
   Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (Cuba) with two Bronze Stars
    (Taiwan and Korea)
   Federal Republic of Germany Cross of Merit First Class, of the
    Order of Merit
   Republic of Vietnam Armed Forces Honor Medal First Class
   Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Bronze Star
   Vietnam Service Medal with three Bronze Stars
   Republic of Vietnam Meritorious Unit Citation (Gallantry Cross
    Color)
   Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal 

	SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS

   BS (Physics) College of William and Mary, 1955
   BS (Engineering Electronics) Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey,    1962
   Graduate of the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, 1974
   Designated Materiel Professional, 1985
   Language Qualification:  Chinese (Knowledge)



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