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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Service Years
1988 - 2003
Home State
Pennsylvania
Staff Sergeant

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

Rifle
Pistol
Tank Weapons

Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Iraq
Conflict
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
Location of Interment
West View Cemetery - Avonmore, Pennsylvania
Apr 05, 2003
Operation Joint Forge (SFOR)
Description
On 20 June 1998 the NATO-led Stabilization Force in Bosnia-Herzegovina transitioned to a slightly smaller follow-on force. Simultaneously, Operation Joint Guard ended and Operation Joint Forge began. ... More
1998 - 2004
Service to 2003
Army Distinguished Service Cross
Criteria
The Distinguished Service Cross may awarded to a person who, while serving in any capacity with the Army, distinguishes himself by extraordinary heroism not justifying the award of a Medal of Honor. T... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Bronze Star
Devices : Gold Letter V
Criteria
The Bronze Star Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces of the United States in a combat theater, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding ac... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Purple Heart
Criteria
The Purple Heart may be awarded to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving under competent authority in any capacity with one of the Armed Forces, has been wounded, kill... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Army Good Conduct Medal
Devices : Army GCM 4th Award
Criteria
The Army Good Conduct Medal is awarded on a selective basis to enlisted members of the Army who distinguish themselves by exemplary behavior, efficiency and fidelity during a specified period of conti... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
National Defense Service Medal (2001-Present))
Criteria
The National Defense Service Medal is awarded for honorable active service as a member of the Armed Forces during the Korean War, Vietnam War, the war against Iraq in the Persian Gulf, and for service... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Criteria
The Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal is awarded to members of the Armed Forces who, after July 1, 1958, participate in specified United States operations or those in direct support of the United Natio... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Southwest Asia Service Medal
Criteria
The Southwest Asia Service Medal is awarded for service in the Persian Gulf, Red Sea, Gulf of Oman, Gulf of Aden, that portion of the Arabian Sea that lies north of 10 degrees North latitude and west ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Iraq Campaign Medal
Criteria
The area of eligibility encompasses all land area of the country of Iraq and the contiguous water area out to 12 nautical miles, and all air spaces above the land area of Iraq and above the contiguous... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Global War on Terrorism (Service)
Criteria
Individuals authorized the award of this medal must have participated in or served in support of Global War on Terrorism operations on or after September 11, 2001 and to a future date to be determined... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Army Service Ribbon
Criteria
The Army Service Ribbon is awarded to members of the Regular Army, National Guard, or Army Reserve for successful completion of initial entry training. In the case of personnel who receive a Military ... More
Description
Description Pending
2003
NATO non Art 5 Bosnia (SFOR/IFOR)
Criteria
Awarded for 30 days continuous or 60 days cumulative service on the land or in the air spaces of Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, the Former Yugoslavia (including Kosovo), Albania, and the Former Republic... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Kuwait Liberation Medal (Saudi Arabia)
Criteria
Service must have been performed in support of Operation Desert Storm and the liberation of Kuwait, between 17 January 1991 to 28 February 1991. Eligible areas include: The Persian Gulf, The Red Sea, ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Kuwait Liberation Medal (Emirate of Kuwait)
Criteria
Awarded to members of the Military Coalition who served in support of Operation Desert Shield or Desert Storm in one or more of the following areas between 2 August 1990 and 31 August 1993: Persian Gu... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
OIF/Liberation of Iraq (2003)
Description
The 2003 invasion of Iraq lasted from 19 March to 1 May 2003 and signaled the start of the conflict that later came to be known as the Iraq War, which was dubbed Operation Iraqi Freedom by the United ... More
2003 - 2003
1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment/A Company
1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment/A Company
Rank
Staff Sergeant
Comments
Comments Pending
Staff Sergeant
2000 - 2003
3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment (3d ACR)
3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment (3d ACR)
Rank
Sergeant
Comments
Comments Pending
Sergeant
1996 - 1999
Operation Desert Shield
Description

On this day August 3 1990, President George Herbert Walker Bush orders the organization of Operation Desert Shield in response to Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait on August 2. The order prepared American tro

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1990 - 1991
Service from 1988

 
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