Hagen, Ronald James, MSG

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Last Rank
Master Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11C20-Mortar Squad Leader
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1969-1969, 11C20, 5th Special Forces Group (A)
Service Years
1949 - 1969


Special Forces
Master Sergeant


Six Service Stripes



Five Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
Year of Birth
1930
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Nekoosa
Last Address
Nekoosa

Casualty Date
Sep 17, 1969
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Vietnam
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Mountain View Memorial Park - Tacoma, Washington
Wall/Plot Coordinates
18W 102

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 




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


 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 2nd Award
Master Parachutist
Vietnam - Jump Wings

 
 Unit Assignments
10th Special Forces Group (Airborne)UN Partisan Force Korea (UNPKF)US Army John F Kennedy Special Warfare Center & School (USAJFKSWCS)Company D (IV CTZ) Detachment C-4 (Can Tho) /Det B-40 (4th Mobile Strike Force Command incl. MSF, MGF)
5th Special Forces Group (A)
  1952-1956, 1745, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne)
  1953-1953, UN Partisan Force Korea (UNPKF)
  1967-1968, 11C20, US Army John F Kennedy Special Warfare Center & School (USAJFKSWCS)
  1969-1969, 11C20, Det A-403 (To Chau/Can Tho)
  1969-1969, 11C20, 5th Special Forces Group (A)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1951-1951 Korean War/First UN Counteroffensive (1951)
  1951-1951 Korean War/CCF Spring Offensive (1951)
  1951-1951 Korean War/UN Summer-Fall Offensive (1951)
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (1968-69)
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Summer-Fall 1969 Campaign
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Tet 69 Counteroffensive Campaign
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Sgt. Ronald Hagen

Funeral services were held this afternoon at the Fort Lewis, Wash. Army Chapel for SFC Ronald James Hagen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Hagen, Nekoosa, who was killed in action in Vietnam Sept. 17.

The requiem mass was conducted by Capt. Duaine C. Circk, Catholic chaplain, and interment followed in Mountain View Cemetery, Tacoma, Wash., with full military honors.

Sgt. Hagen, 39, enlisted in the Army Sept. 9 1948, and served in the Korean conflict as well as being one of the original members of the 10th Special Forces Group. An honor graduate of the Non-commissioned Officers Academy at Fort Lewis in 1961, he was assigned to duty at Fort Bragg, N.C. that same year.

His overseas service included tours of duty in Ethiopia, Thailand, and Vietnam. He also completed a course in jungle warfare conducted in India, and was an instructor at the John F. Kennedy Center for Special Warfare at Fort Bragg prior to returning to Vietnam last January.

He was born March 5, 1930, in Milwaukee and graduated from Marquette High School there on June 6, 1948.

Surviving Sgt. Hagen, in addition to his parents, are his wife, Roberta, Lacey, Wash.; two sons, Ronald James II and Raymond John, and two daughters, Rhonda Jean and Noralee.
woodcountyveteransmemorial.org/dbimages/Hagen%20obituary.pdf

   
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