Cooper, Paul Ray, SFC

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Last Rank
Sergeant First Class
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
274-Writer Military Subjects
Last MOS Group
Adjutant General (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1951-1962, 1935, US Air Force
Service Years
1934 - 1962

Sergeant First Class

Eight Service Stripes

Five Overseas Service Bars

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Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
Little Rock, AR

Date of Passing
Nov 12, 1971
Location of Interment
Little Rock National Cemetery - Little Rock, Arkansas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord Belgian Fourragere Honorably Discharged WW II Meritorious Unit Commendation 1944-1961

French Fourragere 18th Airborne Corps VII Corps

 Unofficial Badges 

US Air Force Honorable Discharge Army Honorable Discharge (1984-Present)

 Military Association Memberships
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)Disabled American Veterans (DAV)American LegionWW II Memorial National Registry
  1954, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1962, Disabled American Veterans (DAV) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1964, American Legion [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2008, WW II Memorial National Registry

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Combat Infantryman 1st Award
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 Unit Assignments
2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry 2nd Battalion, 153rd Infantry Regiment7th Armored DivisionUS Forces Austria (USFA)
U.S. ArmyUS Air Force
  1934-1937, 433, 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry
  1938-1942, 433, HHC, 2nd Battalion, 153rd Infantry Regiment
  1943-1945, 812, 7th Armored Division
  1946-1949, 274, US Forces Austria (USFA)
  1949-1951, Break in Service
  1951-1962, 1935, US Air Force
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1943 WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Aleutian Islands Campaign (1942-43)
  1944-1944 Operation Overlord/D-Day Beach Landings - Operation Neptune
  1944-1944 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Northern France Campaign (1944)
  1944-1944 Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)/Battle of Overloon
  1944-1944 Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)/Battle of Metz
  1944-1945 Ardennes Alsace Campaign (1944-45)/Battle of the Bulge
  1945-1945 Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)/The Colmar Pocket
  1945-1945 Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)/Advance to the Rhine
  1945-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Central Europe Campaign (1945)
 Colleges Attended 
Arkansas Tech UniversityUniversity of Central ArkansasLouisiana Tech University
  1931-1932, Arkansas Tech University
  1945-1946, University of Central Arkansas
  1969-1970, Louisiana Tech University
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