Cox, James Michael, SGT

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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1968-1969, 3rd Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division
Service Years
1967 - 1969

Sergeant



One Overseas Service Bar


 Last Photo   Personal Details 

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Home State
Virginia
Virginia
Year of Birth
1948
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Willis, VA
Last Address
Willis, VA

Casualty Date
Jul 21, 1969
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Long An (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Sumpter Cemetery - Willis, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
20W 030

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 

Airborne


 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1969, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Parachutist (Basic)

 
 Unit Assignments
505th Infantry Regiment (Airborne)3rd Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division
  1968-1969, 1st Battalion, 505th Infantry Regiment (Airborne)/A Company
  1968-1969, 82nd Airborne Division/HHC
  1968-1969, 3rd Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase V Campaign (1968)
  1968-1969 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (1968-69)
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Tet 69 Counteroffensive Campaign
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Summer-Fall 1969 Campaign
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
   
Comments/Citation

On 12 February 1968 the 3rd Brigade 82nd ABN was alerted for deployment to Vietnam in response to the Tet Offensive.


3BDE redeployed to Fort Bragg in December 1969, the only brigade of the 82d Airborne Division to participate in the Vietnam War


   
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