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  Ernest King - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
King never held the rank of Lieutenant Junior Grade although, for administrative reasons, his service record annotates his promotion to Lieutenant, and Lieutenant J.G., on the same day.
King was also the recipient of several foreign awards and decorations.
Many attribute these decisions to King's anglophobia, as the convoys and seaboard flouts were British proposals, and he was loath to have his much-beloved U.S Navy adopt any ideas from the Royal Navy.
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 No. 95-3442-CR
King argues that because the admission of Vales' statements was both obvious and substantial, we should invoke the plain error doctrine.
King argues that he was denied effective assistance of counsel when his attorney did not move for severance or object to the admission of Vales' statements implicating him.
King argues that because the State deprived him of his statutory right to a separate trial, he should be granted a new trial regardless of whether the error was prejudicial.
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 Ernest Joseph King Biography / Biography of Ernest Joseph King Biography
Ernest Joseph King (1878-1956), American naval officer, was a brilliant strategist and organizer.
Ernest King was born on Nov. 23, 1878, in Lorain, Ohio.
King's wartime reports to the secretary of the Navy were published by the Navy under the title U.S. Navy at War, 1941-1945 (1946).
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 Ernest King   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
As a junior officer, King served in a variety of large and small ships, had instructor duty at the Naval Academy, performed engineering duties and was twice on flag staffs.
In early 1941, following service on the General Board and as commander of the Atlantic Patrol Force, King was appointed to lead the newly-recreated Atlantic Fleet through a period of steadily escalating tensions with Germany that led to undeclared war later in the year.
King was promoted to the new rank of Fleet Admiral in December 1944.
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
for in the case of Ernest J. King, born in Lorain, Ohio, Novem- ber 23, 1878, the Nation possessed both a superb seaman and a Mason of the highest regard.
Though there is no record extant of Admiral King ever being under fire on any WW II battlefront, he had been decorated for action in combat during WW I. He did travel to the scenes of action and retained active command of the Atlantic Fleet during the undeclared war on Nazi U-Boats in 1941 and.
King was off to Bermuda and thence to Casablanca in French Morocco--headed for Malta where a meeting with the British was to be held prepa- ratory to the American-British-Russian three- power conference at Yalta in the Crimea.
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 King, Ernest J.
Ernest Joseph King was born on November 23, 1878, in Lorain, Ohio.  He attended local schools and, as ayouth, dreamed of attending the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.  King received his wish in 1897.
Following World War I, King returned briefly to Annapolis as the head of this institution's post-graduate program.  With this assignment's conclusion, King continued to serve on various staffs and gained experience with both submarines and airplanes.  He was certified as a naval aviator in 1927.
King died on June 25, 1956.  He began his life as a boy from a small Ohio community.  He eventually rose through the ranks of the U.S. Navy to become this branch's highest ranking officer during World War II.
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 The PooP Deck - Richard Tucker Suite 101 Editor - Veterans and Navy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Admiral King was born in Lorain, Ohio on November 23, 1878.
King was promoted to Lieutenant Commander in 1913 and given the command of the destroyer Terry in 1914.
Franklin D. Roosevelt appointed Admiral King as Commander in Chief of the U.S. Fleet in December of 1941 and as Chief of Naval Operations in 1942.
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 US People--King, Ernest J., Fleet Admiral, USN.
Ernest Joseph King was born in Lorain, Ohio, on 23 November 1878.
Admiral Ernest J. King, USN, Chief of Naval Operations and Commander in Chief, U.S. Fleet;
Admiral Ernest J. King, Chief of Naval Operations and Commander in Chief, U.S. Fleet; and
www.history.navy.mil /photos/pers-us/uspers-k/ej-kng.htm   (948 words)

 The American Experience | MacArthur | People & Events | Admiral Ernest J. King (1878 - 1956)
Someone once asked Admiral Ernest J. King if it was he who said, "When they get in trouble they send for the sonsabitches." He replied that he was not -- but that he would have said it if he had thought of it.
King's career received another boost when he ably commanded his first aircraft carrier, the "Lexington," in the early 1930s.
Seemingly banished to duty on the General Board in Washington, King's career was resurrected by the war that soon started in Europe.
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 Naval Submarine Qualification Badge
The original suggestion that submariners should have a special insignia was made on June 13, 1923 by Captain Ernest J. King, Commander, Submarine Division Three.
King would later become a Fleet Admiral and Commander in Chief, U.S. Fleet.
Although King's particular design was not adopted, the Bureau of Navigation pursued the idea and developed a design consisting of a bow view of a submarine on the surface with bow rudders rigged for diving and flanked by a pair of dolphins.
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 E.J. King High School   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The mission of E.J. King High School is to promote life-long learning in all students so they may acquire the knowledge, attitudes and skills needed to contribute positively and actively in a global society.
We, who support Ernest J. King High School, believe students, parents, teachers, administrators, and members of the community work together to create a child centered environment that encourages motivation, respect of self and others, and responsible civic behavior.
Ernest J. King High School employs a registered nurse whose responsibilities include: arranging for care of injuries, monitoring general health status of students, identifying health needs and conferring with students, parents and teachers concerning specific health problems, providing a screening program including vision and hearing screening, implementing health programs and health education and counseling.
www.king-hs.pac.dodea.edu /parents/parents.html   (12329 words)

 Admiral King discovers strategic plan in captain's safe
King had to be near enough to Washington to get there on short notice.
King there chose Newport, RI as the Augusta's homeport in the spring of 1941.
In the middle of April FDR summoned King to Hyde Park to tell him that he was anxious to meet with Churchill because only so much could be accomplished by letter, telegram and envoy.
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The President of the United States, on December 15, 1944, nominated, and by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, appointed Ernest J. King a Fleet Admiral of the United States Navy.
On December 15, 1945, Fleet Admiral King was relieved by Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, USN, as Chief of Naval Operations, Navy Department, Washington, D. C., and from that time has served in an advisory capacity in the Office of the Secretary of the Navy.
Married in 1905 to the former Martha Rankin Egerton of Baltimore, Maryland, Admiral King had six daughters and a son, Commander Ernest J. King, Jr., USN (USNA 1944).
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 Sinking Ships - July 2006
Adm. Ernest J. King, the Chief of Naval Operations, primarily wanted to use bombers to supplement fleet defense, whereas Gen. Henry H. “Hap” Arnold, the Chief of Army Air Forces, was less than enthusiastic about assuming maritime duties at the expense of the strategic bombing mission.
King advocated a plan to assign control of the bombers to Navy commanders in specified sea frontiers.
King was suspicious of any plan that would bolster calls for air force independence and potentially steal the Navy’s air component.
www.afa.org /magazine/July2006/0706ships.asp   (3054 words)

 Naval History Magazine: They Wrote for Their Profession
Lieutenant King's observations about the Navy's shortcomings in efficient organization, for which he won the Prize Essay Contest for 1909, exemplify what the U.S. Naval Institute has achieved for a century and a quarter: an unparalleled, open forum for the discussion—sometimes controversial—of issues affecting the sea services.
Lieutenant King rose to the rank of Fleet Admiral and served as the Chief of Naval Operations and President of the Naval Institute during World War II.
The Naval Institute has "come a long way" since 1873, and in the last 20 years it has bestowed a vigorous new sense of legitimacy on the field of naval history, which too often is treated as a dependent cousin of military history.
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 VMI: Fleet Admiral Topic of VMI Talk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The talk, "Fleet Admiral Ernest J. King: A Canadian Assessment of 'The Man So Tough He Shaved with a Blowtorch,'" will be presented at 7:30 p.m.
King, a strong proponent of naval aviation, was appointed commander in chief of the U.S. Fleet just weeks after the attack on Pearl Harbor, and later was made Chief of Naval Operations of the U.S. Navy.
"The Navy was King's life and he was often referred to as king of the Navy," said Col. Malcolm Muir, VMI professor of history.
www.vmi.edu /show.asp?durki=7150   (305 words)

 Stars & Stripes
King School splits this summer, and Sasebo Elementary School is born.
King, located in the main base housing sector at Sasebo Naval Base, has four classroom buildings and a high school gymnasium.
Connelly projected the main building at King will be used by pre-kindergarten through third-grade classes, and the adjacent two-story building will house the seventh and eighth grades, along with the cafeteria.
www.estripes.com /article.asp?section=104&article=15393&archive=true   (468 words)

 NROTC at University of South Florida - Tampa, Florida - Internal Awards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
One award presented annually, during the spring awards ceremony, to the battalion member in a senior status, who displays the highest caliber of leadership, professionalism, and academic achievement.
One award presented semi-annually, during the fall and spring awards ceremony, to the battalion member in a senior status, who demonstrates superior leadership and professionalism.
One award presented semi-annually, during the fall and spring awards ceremony, to the battalion member in a junior status who demonstrates superior leadership and professionalism.
web.usf.edu /nrotc/awardsint.htm   (1091 words)

 2nd Pearl harbor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Commander of the Atlantic Fleet, Ernest J. King, Andrews' superior, was holding back his ships, rather than " nursemaiding " merchant marine vessels, as he put it, so he could battle the German surface navy.
When the British "found it extremely difficult to be polite about it" they cabled King firmly suggesting that he set up a convoy system, adding that the British would even give the United States 24 of its own much needed anti-submarine ships.
Eventually, after much pressure, King did go along with having Army Air Corps planes flown.in from the West Coast to help spot and sink subs, and he released his destroyers to convoy the ships.
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 Ernest King   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Distinguished American Admiral Ernest King was a graduate of the Naval Academy, and saw action in the Spanish-American War.
He was considered to be one of the greatest American commanders of World War II, successfully directing the US fleet to victory in both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
Buell, Thomas B. Master of Sea Power: A Biography of Fleet Admiral Ernest J. King.
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 National Governors Association
Presentations were made by General George C. Marshall, Army Chief of Staff, and Admiral Ernest J. King, Chief of Naval Operations.
In addition, USNR Commander and former Governor Harold E. Stassen spoke to the Governors about the recently-concluded United Nations Conference and the prospect for the U.S. to participate in a world organization for the first time.
Governor J. Howard McGrath of Rhode Island, urging support for federal legislation to correct flaws in the Social Security system, said that it "...provides for a working partnership between the federal government and the respective states with large areas in which state administration is predominant.
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 Papers of Admiral Ernest J. King   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The bulk of this collection consists of official and semi-official correspondence of Admiral Ernest King from his service as Chief of Naval Operations and Commander in Chief, United States Fleet from 1941 to 1945.
In addition to World War II planning and operations, documentation is included on such subjects as unification of the armed forces, international conferences held during World War II, and periodic meetings with the Commander in Chief, Pacific Fleet and Pacific Ocean Areas, Admiral Chester W. Nimitz.
The majority of King's personal papers are held by the Library of Congress.
www.history.navy.mil /ar/kilo/king.htm   (125 words)

 Heskett Column - What's Best for the Corporate Brain? Readers Respond - HBS Working Knowledge
If technology is a reproducible method of addressing goals through people, processes, and artifacts, then its value is based on the currency of these three.
Fleet Admiral Ernest J. King said, "You have to understand the doctrine to know when to break the rules." The chain is: data-information-knowledge-wisdom-effectiveness.
Companies taking in "knowledge" from employees must examine it in its context and distill the timeless from the temporary.
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 The History of the USS Cabot - CVL-28
He was promptly picked up by one of the scout rescue planes he had been escorting, and soon was aboard with the squadron.
Willard Ernest Eder, USN Commanding Officer-Air Group 29 "Bill" Eder was born on a ranch near Buffalo, Wyo., 27 Sept. 1916.
Memorial services shall be held on the day of the funeral to be announced later at all yards and stations and on board all vessels of the Navy, war operations permitting.
www.mcallen.lib.tx.us /books/cabot/cab10_13.htm   (8784 words)

 History for USS Amphion - AR 13
The second Amphion (AR-13) was laid down on 20 September 1944 at Tampa, Fla., by the Tampa Shipbuilding Co., Inc.; launched on 15 May 1945; sponsored by Mrs.
Howard D. Orem, the wife of Capt. Howard D. Orem, the aide and flag secretary to Admiral Ernest J. King; and commissioned at her builder's...
I was an electrician on the USS Amphion in 1956 and transferred to the USS Monticello commissioning crew in 1957.
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 Decades of EJ King School
This site is dedicated to the priviledge and pleasure of attending EJ King School in Sasebo, Japan.
There will be many memories packed into these pages.....excerpts from the actual yearbooks and contributions from alumni that attended there.
The name was changed to Schroeder Jr/Sr high school in 1953 and in 1956 the school was named after Adm. Ernest J. King.
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 Ernest J. Gaines
Born January 15, 1933 on Lake River Plantation in Pointe Coupee Parish near New Roads, Louisiana, which is the Bayonne of all his fictional work, Ernest J. Gaines was raised by his maternal aunt Augusteen Jefferson, who served as the principal role model for his best known character, Miss Jane Pittman.
A Lesson Before Dying, Ernest Gaines' most recent novel, published in 1993 by Alfred A. Knopf, was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize and received the National Book Critics Circle, the southern Writers' Conference, the Louisiana Library, John Dos Passos and Amistad Awards.
The award, one of the most distinguished in the field of the arts, was made at a luncheon at the Parc des Expositions, Porte de Versailles during the Salon du Livre.
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