The Battle of Exercise Tiger: The LST's Finest Hour
What began as a top secret naval operation to prepare US Army and Naval forces for the June 6th D-Day Invasion, would end with one of the highest losses ever suffered in combat by the US Army and Navy in WW II.
A Word From the Executive Director of the Exercise Tiger Association

Thanks for visiting. Please contact me with any questions you may have
Susan Haines
National Executive Director, Chief Of Staff

United States Exercise Tiger Foundation National Office
1001 E. Walnut St., Ste 200, Columbia, MO 65201
Office phone: 573-356-0529
Fax: 573.449.8069
Phone: 1.877.WW2.TIGR

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The Exercise Tiger Assocation has been proud to present many awards to outstanding individuals, families and organizations that...


Distinguished Unit Award
USCG Station Barnegat Light

Distinguished Service Awards
Michael "Tex" Gydos, Veteran US Navy WWII
Calvin Moon, US Navy Veteran WWII
USS Razorback SS394
Tom Oakley, US Navy LST Veteran WWII
X. George Platia, US Navy Veteran WWII
USS Nautilus SS168

Arthur J. Cox, US Army Veteran
Korean War Theater
Jake Engelman "Ex-Coastie", US Navy Veteran Vietnam War
Patrol Gun Boat BIBBWHEC31
Dan Staruch, US Navy, Cold War Veteran
USS Bluegill, NJ Sub Assn.

Special Recognition Award
Edna M. Winans
USCG Auxiliary VFC 74, SO-PB, FSO-PA/PB

1999 - 2010

For more information on previous years please review our Adopt a Serviceman Program Books and Awards and Recognition Cermony Program Books.

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