Vick, Albert, Jr., SP 4

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Last Rank
Specialist 4
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11B20-Infantry Team Leader
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1968-1969, 11B20, 5th Battalion, 46th Infantry Regiment/B Company
Service Years
1968 - 1969

Specialist 4



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Home State
North Carolina
North Carolina
Year of Birth
1949
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Goldsboro , NC
Last Address
Goldsboro , NC

Casualty Date
Jul 25, 1969
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Quang Ngai (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Elmwood Cemetery - Goldsboro, North Carolina
Wall/Plot Coordinates
20W 046/ Vick

 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 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
5th Battalion, 46th Infantry Regiment198th Light Infantry Brigade23rd Infantry Division (Americal)
  1968-1969, 11B20, 5th Battalion, 46th Infantry Regiment/B Company
  1968-1969, 11B20, 198th Light Infantry Brigade
  1968-1969, 11B20, 23rd Infantry Division (Americal)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1969 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (1968-69)
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Tet 69 Counteroffensive Campaign
  1969-1969 Vietnam War/Summer-Fall 1969 Campaign
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
   
Comments/Citation


 

REMEMBERING YOU

You were my big cousin and i looked up to you. You and my older bro Arthur and my other cousin Lenon (Jr) were my male role models growing up on Olivia Lane. I couldnt understand why we couldnt look at your body at your closed coffin funeral but i remember the sound of the Trumpet in the distant and everyone feeling sad. I asked God let say hello to you and i hope you heard me in Jesus cause i do believe you believe. Take care and you are not forgotten Jr. Love Little bro.

As a member of the Army, SP4 Vick served our country until July 25th, 1969 in Quang Ngai, South Vietnam. He was 20 years old and was not married. Albert was born on June 17th, 1949 in Johnston County, Midway Township, North Carolina. SP4 Vick is on panel 20W, line 046 of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. He served our country for one year.
He is the son of Mr Albert Vick Sr and Mrs Dorothy Hatch Vick. Albert became a man early in life. He wanted to help his mom raise 4 children without a dad. His siblings still love and miss him today. The nieces & nephews call him, "Uncle Baby".
He served with Bravo Company, 5th Battalion, 46th Infantry Regiment, 198th Infantry Brigade, USARV.
He was awarded The Combat Infantryman's Badge(CIB), The Purple Heart Medal for his combat related wounds, The Vietnam Service Medal, The Republic of Vietnam Campaign Service Medal, The National Defense Service Medal.
 
   
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