Battle stars earned

The USS Pringle earned the following 10 Battle Stars on the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Metal (off site link) for participating in the following Operations:

1. CONSOLIDATION OF THE SOLOMON ISLANDS: 

  • Consolidation of the Southern Solomons (8 February to 20 June 1943); and 
  • Consolidation of the Northern Solomons (27 October to 15 March 1945


2. NEW GEORGIA GROUP OPERATION: 

  • New Georgia - Rendova - Vangunu Occupation (20 June to 31 August 1943); and 
  • Vella Lavella Occupation (15 August to 16 October 1943)


3. TREASURY-BOUGAINVILLE OPERATION: 

  • Treasury Island Landings (27 October to 6 November 1943); and 
  • Occupation and Defense of Cape Torokina (1 November to 15 December 1943)  


4. BISMARCK ARCHIPELAGO OPERATION: 
Green Island Landing (15-19 February 1944); and Anit-shipping Sweeps and Bombardment of Rabaul and New Ireland (24 February to 1 March 1944)

5: MARIANAS OPERATION: 

  • Capture and Occupation of Saipan (27 October to 6 November 1944); and 
  • Capture and Occupation of Guam (12 July to 15 August 1944)                                


6. TINIAN CAPTURE AND OCCUPATION: (24 July to 1 August 1944)


7. ANTI-SUBMARINE ASSESSMENT: (27 November 1944)


8. LUZON OPERATION: Mindoro Landings (12-18 December 1944)


9. IWO JIMA OPERATION: Assault and Occupation of Iwo Jima (15 Feb to 16 March 1945)


10. OKINAWA GUNTO OPERATION: 
Assault and Occupation of Okinawa (24 March to 30 June 1945)