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Neal Woodson Clements

naval officer , corporation executive

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.