Morales-Mercado, Juan Baut, PFC

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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1968-1968, 2nd Brigade, 9th Infantry Division
Service Years
1967 - 1968
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Private First Class

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Home State
Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address

Casualty Date
Jan 31, 1968
Hostile, Died
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Bien Hoa (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
36E 026

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord

 Unofficial Badges 

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Parachutist (Basic)
Auto Rifle
Machine Gun

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1967, 2nd Battalion, 1st Training Brigade (Fort Jackson, SC), B/1
 Unit Assignments
Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School2nd Battalion, 39th Infantry 2nd Battalion, 47th Infantry2nd Brigade, 9th Infantry Division
  1967-1967, 11B10, Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School
  1968-1968, 11B10, A Company, 2nd Battalion, 39th Infantry
  1968-1968, 11B10, A Company, 2nd Battalion, 47th Infantry
  1968-1968, 2nd Brigade, 9th Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

"Lam Nut Bau troi, Rung chuyen Trai Dat" (Crack the Sky, Shake the Earth)
~ Signal to communist forces telling them to commence the greatest battle in the history of Vietnam. The Tet '68 offensive was countrywide and well coordinated, with more than 80,000 communist troops striking more than 100 towns and cities. The Saigon region was among those areas hit.

Vietnam Wall Panel coords 36E 026
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