ALABAMA (BB 60) earned nine battle stars on the Asiatic-Pacific Service Medal, for the following operations:


1943

1 Star/Gilbert Islands Operation (Nov 19 - Dec 8)


1944

1 Star/Marshall Islands Operation

  • Occupation of Kwajalein and Majuro Atolls (Jan 29 - Feb 8)

1 Star/Asiatic-Pacific Raids

  • Truk Attack (Feb 16 - 17)
  • Marianas Attack (Feb 21 - 22)
  • Palau, Yap, Ulithi, Woleai Raid (Mar 30 - Apr 1)

1 Star/Hollandia Operation

  • Aitape, Humboldt Bay-Tanahmerah Bay (Apr 21 - 24)

1 Star/Marianas Operation

  • Capture and Occupation of Saipan (Jun 11 - 24)
  • Battle of Philippine Sea (Jun 19 - 20)
  • Capture and Occupation of Guam (Jul 12 - Aug 15)
  • Palau, Yap, Ulithi Raid (Jul 25 - 27)

1 Star/Western Caroline Islands Operation

  • Raids on Volcano-Bonin Islands and Yap Island (Aug 31 - Sep 8)
  • Capture and Occupation of Southern Palau Island (Sep 6 - Oct 14)
  • Assaults on the Philippine Islands (Sep 9 - 24)

1 Star/Leyte Operation

  • THIRD Fleet Supporting Operations Okinawa Attack (Oct 10)
  • Northern Luzon and Formosa Attacks (Oct 11 - 14)
  • Luzon Attacks (Oct 15, 19, Nov 5-6, 13-14, 20-22, Dec 14-16)
  • Visayas Attacks (Oct 21)
  • Battle of Surigao Strait (Oct 25 - 26)

1945

1 Star/Okinawa Gunto Operation

  • THIRD and FIFTH Fleet Raids in support of Okinawa Gunto Operation (May 9 - Jun 11)

1 Star/THIRD Fleet Operations against Japan (Jul 10 - Aug 15)



USS ALABAMA (BB 60) also earned the Navy Occupation Service Medal Pacific for the period of 2 - 23 September 1945.