Flagler County Veteran of the Week: Gregory Hansen

Thank you for your example of service and bravery.

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Gregory Hansen

  • Branch of Military: U.S. Navy
  • Dates of Service: July 1969–May 1996 
  • Rank / Occupation: Captain / Warship Commander
  • Hometown: Baraboo, Wisconsin
Gregory Hansen. Courtesy photo
Gregory Hansen. Courtesy photo

Gregory Hansen is a Flagler County commissioner. He is also U.S. Naval Academy graduate and a Vietnam Veteran. Hansen served our country in the U.S. Navy honorably for 27 years and commanded two separate warships, the U.S.S. Antietam (CG 54), and the U.S.S. McClusky (FFG 41). His awards and decoration are many, among them include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit with two silver stars, Bronze Star Medal with Combat V, and U.S. Navy Combat Action Ribbon. He has resided in Palm Coast with his wife, Linda, for more than 20 years.


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For information about benefits available to veterans and other support organizations, visit https://www.flaglercounty.gov/departments/veterans-services.


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