Oscar Charles Badger Edit Profile
Student St. John’s College, Maryland., 1905-1907. Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1911. Graduated from Nava War College, 1932.
Commissioned ensign, United States Navy, 1911 and advanced through the grades to vice admiral, 1945. Served on United States Ship Utah—landings at Vera Cruz, 1914. United States Ship Porter—European waters, 1917.
Commanded United States Ship Sultana and United States Ship Worden, 1918. Gunner officer Squadron 15, destroyers Atlantic Fleet, 1922. Aide to CinCAsiaticFlt., 1923.
At Bureau of Ordnance, 1923-1925, 1928-1931. United States Ship Maryland, 1925-1928. Duty at Naval Academy, 1933-1936.
Secretary of General Board Navy Department, 1939-1940. Chief of staff to CinCUSLantFlt, 1940-1941. Commanded United States Ship North Carolina, 1941-1942.
Commanded destroyers Atlantic Fleet, 1942. Assistant chief, Naval Operations for Logistics Plans, 1943-1944. Commander Service Squadrons South Pacific Force, 1944.
Tactical commander Heavy Striking Force of Third Fleet, 1944-1945. Commander Service Force United States Pacific Fleet, 1945-1947. Commandant 11th Naval District, 1947-1948.
Commander United States Naval Forces Far East, 1948-1949. Special advisory on Far Eastern matters at Navy Department, 1949-1950. Commander Eastern Sea Frontier, commander Atlantic Reserve Fleet, 1950-1952, retired with rank of admiral, 1952.
Consultant Sperry Corporation, since 1952. Director Prudential Insurance Company Senior naval representative of Joint Chiefs of Staff on military staff committee of Security Council United Nations, 1951. Commissioner Civil Defense, 1952-1953.
Chairman United Service Organizations Defense Fund, 1952-1953.
Clubs: New York Yacht.
Married Isabelle Edna Austen, October 31, 1917. Children: Isabelle Edna (Mistress John Power Schroeder), Jane Austen (Mistress Frederick John Leary).
Victory Medal with destroyer clasp. American Defense Service Medal with fleet clasp. American Campaign Medal.
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal. European-Africa-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal. World World War II Victory Medal.
China Service Medal; Philippine Liberation Ribbon with two bronze stars, Order of the British Empire (Honorary Commander).