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NH 74332 Lieutenant Commander Arleigh A. Burke, USN

Photo #: NH 74332  Lieutenant Commander Arleigh A. Burke, USN
Description: Commanding Officer, USS Mugford (DD-389). On board his ship, circa 1939-1940. LCdr. Burke is standing by the E award Mugford won for gunnery excellence while he was in command. The E is painted on the shield of one of the ship's forward 5/38 gun mounts. Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation; Collection of Admiral Arleigh A. Burke. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
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