Zamiara, Joseph, Jr., CPT

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Last Rank
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 1542, Detachment A-503 (1st MSF Battalion), Detachment B-55 (5th Mobile Strike Force Command)
Service Years
1964 - 1968
Foreign Language(s)


Special Forces


Two Overseas Service Bars

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Grand Rapids , MI
Last Address
Grand Rapids , MI

Casualty Date
Jan 30, 1968
Hostile, Died
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Khanh Hoa (Vietnam)
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery - Grand Rapids, Michigan
Wall/Plot Coordinates
35E 084

 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
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Parachutist (Basic)
Vietnam - Jump Wings

 Unit Assignments
5th Special Forces Group (A)Detachment B-55 (5th Mobile Strike Force Command)
  1966-1968, 1542, 5th Special Forces Group (A)
  1967-1968, 1542, Detachment A-503 (1st MSF Battalion), Detachment B-55 (5th Mobile Strike Force Command)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1966-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)
  1967-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified

George  Hughes
Never forgotten
Joe- It has been many years since we ran the streets of Fort Benning and since than we have lost to many of our classmates, comrads, and friends. I just wanted to let you know that we havent forgotten you 
Dec 27, 2007
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