Lawson, Rodney John, 1SG

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Last Rank
First Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11G50-Infantry Senior Sergeant
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 11G50, A Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry (Airmobile)
Service Years
1951 - 1968

First Sergeant


Five Service Stripes



Five Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Wisconsin
Wisconsin
Year of Birth
1932
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Augusta
Last Address
1720 Meihaus Way, Louisville (Valley Station), KY

Casualty Date
Mar 12, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Quang Tri (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
West Lawn Cemetery - Augusta, Wisconsin
Wall/Plot Coordinates
44E 028

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 




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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 2nd Award
Pistol

 
 Unit Assignments
1st Battalion, 17th Infantry 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry (Airmobile)1st Cavalry Division
  1952-1953, 4812, 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry
  1967-1968, 11G50, A Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry (Airmobile)
  1967-1968, 11G50, 1st Cavalry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1952-1952 Korean War/Korea, Summer-Fall 1952
  1952-1953 Korean War/Third Korean Winter (1952-53)
  1953-1953 Korean War/Korean Summer (1953)1
  1966-1967 Deployment - Korean DMZ Armistice Enforcement
  1967-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
 Colleges Attended 
Ripon College
  1949-1951, Ripon College
 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1982, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified]16 - Assoc. Page
  2010, The National Gold Star Family Registry
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