Charles H. Hayes

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Charles Harold Hayes
Born (1906-09-18)September 18, 1906
San Marcial, New Mexico
Died April 3, 1995(1995-04-03) (aged 88)
Place of burial Arlington National Cemetery
Allegiance United States United States of America
Service/branch United States Marine Corps
Rank US-O9 insignia.svg Lieutenant General
Commands held Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps
3rd Marine Aircraft Wing
1st Marine Aircraft Wing
Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay
Marine Aircraft Group 11
Battles/wars World War II
Korean War
Awards Navy Distinguished Service Medal
Legion of Merit

Charles Harold Hayes (September 18, 1906—April 3, 1995) was the 8th Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps.


McDougal was born September 18, 1906 in San Marcial, New Mexico. After joining the Marine Corps, he participated in World War II. By the time he retired, he had achieved the rank of Lieutenant General.

He died April 3, 1995 and was buried at Arlington National Cemetery.

Awards and decorations[edit]

Gold star
Bronze star
Silver star
Bronze star
Bronze star
Bronze star
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Bronze star
Bronze star
Navy Distinguished Service Medal Legion of Merit w/ 1 star & valor device Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal w/ valor device
Navy Presidential Unit Citation Navy Unit Commendation Nicaraguan Campaign Medal (1933) American Defense Service Medal w/ Base clasp
American Campaign Medal Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal w/ 7 service stars World War II Victory Medal National Defense Service Medal
Korean Service Medal w/ 3 service stars Korean Presidential Unit Citation Philippine Liberation Medal w/ 2 service stars United Nations Korea Medal

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