Gibson, Fredrick, SGT

Engineer Corps (Enlisted)
 
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Current Service Status
USA Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Sergeant
Current/Last Service Branch
Engineer Corps
Current/Last Primary MOS
12B10-Combat Engineer
Current/Last MOS Group
Engineer Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1972-1972, 12B10, 3rd Army
Previously Held MOS
12A-Pioneer
Service Years
1967 - 1974
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Sergeant


Two Service Stripes



Four Overseas Service Bars


 Official Badges 

23rd Infantry Division (Americal)


 Unofficial Badges 

Airborne Engineer Shoulder Cord


 Additional Information

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MOS 12B30 Combat Demolitions. Served in RVN with Cco. 26th combat engineers 11th Light Infantry Brigade Americal Div. Stationed at L.Z. Bronco Duc Pho. Quang Nai Province. Also served in direct support to E Troop Ist Cav. stationed at L.Z. Bronco.
Our job was to operate in 2 man demolition teams and nuetralize mines, booby traps , recon and clear tunnels and bunkers. When not engaged in these duties we acted as infantry with the unit we were attached to in the field.
I also had to qualify as a driver for the M113 Armored Personnel Carrier/ badge with T

   

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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1968, Basic Training (Fort Gordon, GA), 3
  1968, Basic Training (Fort Benning, GA), A
  1968, 3rd Battalion, 2nd Training Brigade (Fort Leonard Wood, MO), 3
 Unit Assignments
82nd Airborne Division12th Engineer Battalion8th Infantry Division11th Infantry Brigade (Light)
23rd Infantry Division (Americal)26th Engineer Battalion3rd Army
  1968-1969, 12A, 82nd Airborne Division/HHC
  1968-1969, 12A, 12th Engineer Battalion
  1969-1969, 12A, 8th Infantry Division
  1969-1971, 11th Infantry Brigade (Light)
  1969-1971, 23rd Infantry Division (Americal)
  1969-1971, 12B10, 26th Engineer Battalion
  1972-1972, 12B10, 3rd Army
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1969-1970 Vietnam War/Winter-Spring 1970 Campaign
  1970-1971 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VII Campaign (1970-71)
 Colleges Attended 
Miami Dade College
  1981-1982, Miami Dade College
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Jul 17, 2012, General Photos5
 Military Association Memberships
Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV)Wounded Warrior ProjectFSB Hill 4-11 Association82nd Airborne Division Association
ATWS Unit Historian
  2000, Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2009, Wounded Warrior Project [Verified]
  2009, FSB Hill 4-11 Association
  2011, 82nd Airborne Division Association [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2013, ATWS Unit Historian [Verified]
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