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Neal Woodson Clements

Neal Woodson Clements, American corporation executive, former naval officer. Decorated Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service medal, Navy Commendation medal. Fellow Society of America Military Engineers; member Science Research Society of America, American Public Works Association, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Chi Epsilon.

Background

  • Clements, Neal Woodson was born on August 5, 1926 in Crockett, Texas, United States. Son of Neal William and Alberta Mildred (Hager) Clements.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1949. Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, 1951. Master of Science in Physics, Naval Postgraduate School, 1960.

      Graduate, Advanced Management Program, Harvard Business School, 1977.

    Career

    • Commissioned ensign United States Navy, 1949, advanced through grades to rear admiral, 1976. Service in Vietnam, 1965-1966. Director installations office Secretary of Navy, 1969-1972.

      Commander naval construction battalions United States Atlantic Fleet Davisville, Rhode Island, 1972-1974. Deputy Commander facilities acquisition (Naval Facilities Engineering Command), 1974-1976, deputy Commander for planning, 1976-1977. Commander Pacific division, also Commander naval construction battalions United States Pacific Fleet, 1977-1981.

      Retired, 1981; senior vice president Riedel International, Inc., Portland, Oregon, since 1981.

    Membership

    Fellow Society of America Military Engineers. Member Science Research Society of America, American Public Works Association, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Chi Epsilon.

    Connections

    • Married Ann Buck, June 11, 1949. Children: Neal Woodson Junior, Mark Henley, Lisa Annual.
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    Born August 5, 1926
    • 1949
      United States Naval Academy
    • 1951
      Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    • 1960
      Naval Postgrad. School
    • 1977
      Advanced Management Program
    • 1949
      Commissioned ensign United States Navy
    • 1965 - 1966
      service in Vietnam
    • 1969 - 1972
      director, installations office Secretary of Navy
    • 1972 - 1974
      Commander naval construction battalions United States Atlantic Fleet Davisville
      Rhode Island, United States
    • 1974 - 1976
      deputy Commander facilities acquisition (Naval Facilities Engineer, engineering Command)
    • 1976
      Commissioned ensign United States Navy
    • 1976 - 1977
      deputy Commander facilities acquisition (Naval Facilities Engineer, engineering Command)
    • 1977 - 1981
      Commander Pacific division
    • 1981
      senior, vice president Riedel International
      Portland, Jamaica
    • 1981
      retired
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