Midkiff, Oscar, 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, 22nd Infantry
Service Years
1944 - 1968

First Sergeant


Six Service Stripes



One Overseas Service Bar


 Last Photo   Personal Details 


Home State
Kentucky
Kentucky
Year of Birth
1925
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Dundee
Last Address
Dundee

Casualty Date
May 31, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Binh Duong (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Oakwood Cemetery - Hartford, Ohio
Wall/Plot Coordinates
62W 013

 Official Badges 

25th Infantry Division Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Veteran Gold Star


 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
World War II Fallen
  1968, World War II Fallen [Verified]

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
U.S. Army5th Infantry Division8137th Military Police Group (Provisional)US Army Japan (USARJ), US Army Pacific (USARPAC)
21st Infantry Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School2nd Recon Squadron, 7th Cavalry1st Battalion, 3rd Training Brigade (Cadre) Fort Leonard Wood, MO
3rd Basic Combat Training Brigade2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry
  1946-1952, Break in Service
  1952-1952, 1745, 5th Infantry Division
  1952-1953, 8137th Military Police Group (Provisional)
  1953-1955, 717.7, Yokohama Engineer Depot, US Army Japan (USARJ)
  1955-1957, 111.7, 21st Infantry
  1957-1957, HHC, 2nd Battalion (Rifle) 8th Cavalry Regiment
  1957-1958, Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School
  1958-1963, 111.7, B Troop, 2nd Recon Squadron, 7th Cavalry
  1963-1964, 111.7, A Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Training Brigade (Cadre) Fort Leonard Wood, MO
  1964-1966, 11B40, B Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Training Brigade (Cadre) Fort Leonard Wood, MO
  1966-1966, 11G50, B Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Training Brigade (Cadre) Fort Leonard Wood, MO
  1967-1967, 12Z5, 1st Battalion, 3rd Basic Combat Training Brigade
  1967-1968, 11G50, A Company, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1945 World War II
  1967-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Nov 14, 2016, General Photos
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
1st Sgt. Oscar "O.L." Midkiff was interred in Oakwood Cemetery, Hartford, Ohio County, Kentucky.

He had enlisted in the Army on 2 April  1944 at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana. (No details.  There was a break in service following WWII, as he was working as a store clerk in Lexington, Kentucky in 1950.)
   
Comments/Citation
Not Specified
   
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