East, Franklin, 1SG

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Last Rank
First Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
11G50-Infantry Senior Sergeant
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1971-1972, 11G50, F Troop
Service Years
1951 - 1972

First Sergeant

Seven Service Stripes

Five Overseas Service Bars

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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
McComas, WV
Last Address
McComas, WV

Casualty Date
Apr 28, 1972
Non Hostile- Died of Illness, Other Injury
Illness, Disease
Bien Hoa (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Evergreen Memory Gardens Cemetery - Columbus, Georgia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
01W 009

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord

 Unofficial Badges 


 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  2013, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2019, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 2nd Award
Parachutist (Basic)

 Unit Assignments
8th Army9th Cavalry Regiment1st Cavalry Division
  1952-1954, 111.6, 8th Army
  1971-1972, 11G50, F Troop
  1971-1972, 11Z50, 1st Cavalry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1952-1952 Second Korean Winter (1951-52)
  1952-1952 Korean War/Korea, Summer-Fall 1952
  1952-1953 Korean War/Third Korean Winter (1952-53)
  1971-1971 Vietnam War/Consolidation I Campaign (1971)
  1971-1972 Vietnam War/Consolidation II Campaign (1971-72)
  1972-1972 Vietnam War/Cease-Fire Campaign (1972-73)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  May 27, 2017, General Photos6
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

POSTED ON 4.28.2015

POSTED BY: A Grateful Vietnam Vet

Thank You

Thank you First Sergeant East for your devotion, leadership and courage.

mark kapinos
rest well my cav brother
Wednesday, February 25, 2004

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