Jackson, Richard, 1LT

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Special Forces
Primary Unit
1967-1969, HHC, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne)
Service Years
1944 - 1970

Special Forces

Special Forces
First Lieutenant

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Contact Info
Home Town
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Last Address
Born in Hot Springs, AR. Lived in San Clemente, CA at time of death. Buried in Arlington National Cemetary 4 Jan 97 with full military honors.

Date of Passing
Dec 25, 1996
Location of Interment
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Wall/Plot Coordinates
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 Official Badges 

Honorably Discharged WW II

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
American LegionDisabled American Veterans (DAV)Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)
  1970, American Legion [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2008, Disabled American Veterans (DAV) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2008, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 2nd Award
Airborne Glider BadgeMaster ParachutistAir Assault Badge

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
82nd Airborne Division504th Airborne Infantry24th Infantry DivisionMACV Studies and Observations Group (MACV-SOG)
5th Special Forces Group (Airborne)
  1951-1952, HHC, 82nd Airborne Division
  1951-1960, HHC, 504th Airborne Infantry
  1953-1953, 24th Infantry Division
  1966-1969, MACV Studies and Observations Group (MACV-SOG)
  1967-1969, HHC, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1950-1953 Korean War
  1953-1953 Korean War/Third Korean Winter (1952-53)/Battle of Pork Chop Hill
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
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