O'Brien, John, CPT

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Special Forces (1987-Present)
Last Primary MOS
31542-Infantry Officer (Special Forces Qualified)
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1966-1967, 1542, 173rd Airborne Brigade
Service Years
1962 - 1968

Special Forces (1987-Present)

Special Forces

Two Overseas Service Bars

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Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
Las Ventanas Retirement Home
Las Vegas, Nevada

Date of Passing
Mar 30, 2018
Location of Interment
Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery - Boulder City, Nevada
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team Infantry Shoulder Cord

 Unofficial Badges 

Airborne Warriors Medal Of Valor Cold War Medal Cold War Veteran

Missouri Veterans Medal (Vietnam) Special Operations Vietnam Veteran 50th Commemoration Vietnam 50th Anniversary

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Retired Lawyer
Other Comments:
Not Specified

 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Parachutist (Basic)

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne SchoolSpecial Forces Qualification Course (SFQC)173rd Airborne Brigade
  1962-1962, 11A, Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School
  1963-1963, 11A, Special Forces Qualification Course (SFQC)
  1966-1967, 1542, 173rd Airborne Brigade
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1966-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
 Colleges Attended 
Creighton University
  1958-1962, Creighton University
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