• College/Year: RC '44; GSNB '55; GSNB '57
  • Links to Oral History Sessions: Strimple, Sr., James H. (October 17, 2006)
  • Conflict(s): World War II; Cold War
  • Military Branch & Unit: Navy
  • Theater(s): Pacific
  • Navy Other: 35th Special Naval Construction Battalion; 20th Naval Construction Regiment


Dr. Strimple served as a US Navy SeaBee officer in a stevedore unit in Pearl Harbor during World War II. He was recalled to active duty during the Korean War and served as chief metallurgist at the US Naval Research & Evaluation Laboratory in Port Hueneme, CA.