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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
First Sergeant
Service Years
1951 - 1975
MOS
55D-Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Specialist
Home State
Virginia
First Sergeant

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

Parachutist (Basic)Explosives Ordnance Disposal (Master)
Rifle
Auto Rifle
Pistol

Location
Virginia
Nov 27, 2016
Parachutist (Basic)
Awarded Date
Jan 28, 2018
2018
Service to 1975
Army Good Conduct Medal
Devices : Army GCM 8th 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
1975
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
1975
8th Army, Korea (EUSA)/Korean Support Command
8th Army, Korea (EUSA)/Korean Support Command
Rank
First Sergeant
Location
Seoul - Korea, South
MOS
55D-Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Specialist
Comments
Comments Pending
First Sergeant
1973 - 1975
931st Engineer Battalion
931st Engineer Battalion
Rank
First Sergeant
Location
Fort Benning - Georgia
MOS
55D-Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Specialist
Comments
Comments Pending
First Sergeant
1970 - 1973
547th Ordnance Detachment Control Team (EODCT)/123rd Ordnance Detachment
547th Ordnance Detachment Control Team (EODCT)/123rd Ordnance Detachment
Rank
Master Sergeant
Location
Fort Rucker - Alabama
MOS
55D-Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Specialist
Comments
Comments Pending
Master Sergeant
1968 - 1970
Vietnam Service Medal
Criteria
The Vietnam Service Medal was awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who served at any time between July 4, 1965, and March 28, 1973, in Vietnam or its contiguous waters or airspa... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1969
Vietnam Service Medal
Criteria
The Vietnam Service Medal was awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who served at any time between July 4, 1965, and March 28, 1973, in Vietnam or its contiguous waters or airspa... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1969
Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation
Criteria
The Republic of Vietnam Meritorious Unit Citation (Gallantry Cross Colors) was authorized to be worn by units individually cited for service in military operations in support of the government of Sout... More
Description
Description Pending
1969
Vietnam War/Tet 69 Counteroffensive Campaign
Description
This campaign was from  23 February to 8 June 1969. From Tet 1969 through the month of June, the enemy again tried to sustain an offensive. His inability to do so can be largely attributed to aggressi... More
1969 - 1969
533rd Ordnance Detachment (EOD) Control
533rd Ordnance Detachment (EOD) Control
Rank
Master Sergeant
Location
Long Bien - Vietnam
MOS
55D-Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Specialist
Comments
Comments Pending
Master Sergeant
1968 - 1969
Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (1968-69)
Description
This campaign was from 2 November 1968 to 22 February 1969. In November 1968 the South Vietnam government with American support began a concentrated effort to expand security in the countryside. This ... More
1968 - 1969
85th Ordnance Detachment (EOD)
85th Ordnance Detachment (EOD)
Rank
Master Sergeant
Location
Pleiku & Kontom - Vietnam
MOS
55D-Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Specialist
Comments
Comments Pending
Master Sergeant
1968 - 1968
533rd Ordnance Detachment (EOD) Control/99th Ordnance Detachment (EOD)
533rd Ordnance Detachment (EOD) Control/99th Ordnance Detachment (EOD)
Rank
Sergeant First Class
Location
Da Nang - Vietnam
MOS
55D-Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Specialist
Comments
Comments Pending
Sergeant First Class
1968 - 1968
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
1968
Army Commendation Medal
Criteria
The Army Commendation Medal is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving in any capacity with the Army, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievement,... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1968
Meritorious Unit Commendation
Criteria
The Meritorious Unit Commendation is awarded to units for exceptionally meritorious conduct in performance of outstanding services for at least six continuous months during a period of military operat... More
Description
Description Pending
1968
National Defense Service Medal (1961-1974)
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
1968
Vietnam Service Medal
Criteria
The Vietnam Service Medal was awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who served at any time between July 4, 1965, and March 28, 1973, in Vietnam or its contiguous waters or airspa... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1968
Vietnam Service Medal
Criteria
The Vietnam Service Medal was awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who served at any time between July 4, 1965, and March 28, 1973, in Vietnam or its contiguous waters or airspa... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1968
Vietnam Service Medal
Criteria
The Vietnam Service Medal was awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who served at any time between July 4, 1965, and March 28, 1973, in Vietnam or its contiguous waters or airspa... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1968
Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal
Criteria
This medal is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who: 1. Served for 6 months in South Vietnam during the period 1 Mar 61 and 28 Mar 73; or 2. Served outside the geographical l... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1968
Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase V Campaign (1968)
Description
This campaign was from 1 July to 1 November 1968. During this period a country-wide effort was begun to restore government control of territory lost to the enemy since the Tet offensive. The enemy att... More
1968 - 1968
Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)
Description
This campaign was from 2 April to 30 June 1968. During this period friendly forces conducted a number of battalion-size attritional operations against the enemy.

Operations PEGASUS-Lam Son 207 reliev
... More
1968 - 1968
Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
Description
This campaign was from 30 January to 1 April 1968. On 29 January 1968 the Allies began the Tet-lunar new year expecting the usual 36-hour peaceful holiday truce. Because of the threat of a large-scale... More
1968 - 1968
Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
Description
This campaign was from 30 January to 1 April 1968. On 29 January 1968 the Allies began the Tet-lunar new year expecting the usual 36-hour peaceful holiday truce. Because of the threat of a large-scale... More
1968 - 1968
533rd Ordnance Detachment (EOD) Control/99th Ordnance Detachment (EOD)
533rd Ordnance Detachment (EOD) Control/99th Ordnance Detachment (EOD)
Rank
Sergeant First Class
Location
Fort Bragg - North Carolina
MOS
55D-Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Specialist
Comments
Comments Pending
Sergeant First Class
1966 - 1968
73rd Ordnance Detachment (EODC)
73rd Ordnance Detachment (EODC)
Rank
Specialist 6
Location
Elefsina - Greece
MOS
55D-Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Specialist
Comments
Comments Pending
Specialist 6
1965 - 1966
549th Ordnance Detachment Control EODC/67th Ordnance Detachment EOD
549th Ordnance Detachment Control EODC/67th Ordnance Detachment EOD
Rank
Specialist 5
Location
Fort Lesley J. McNair - District Of Columbia
MOS
55D-Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Specialist
Comments
Comments Pending
Specialist 5
1964 - 1965
55th Ordnance Company (EOD)
55th Ordnance Company (EOD)
Rank
Specialist 4
Location
Camp Drum - New York
MOS
55D-Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Specialist
Comments
Comments Pending
Specialist 4
1963 - 1964
Naval Explosive Ordnance Disposal School (NAVSCHEOD)
Naval Explosive Ordnance Disposal School (NAVSCHEOD)
Rank
Sergeant
Location
Indian Head - Maryland
MOS
3924-Bomb Disposal Specialist
Comments
Comments Pending
Sergeant
1963 - 1963
7th Infantry Division
7th Infantry Division
Rank
Private First Class
MOS
111.10-Infantryman
Comments
Comments Pending
Private First Class
1951 - 1954
5th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Divison
5th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Divison
Rank
Private First Class
MOS
111.10-Infantryman
Comments
Comments Pending
Private First Class
1953 - 1953
Army Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft... More
Description
Description Pending
1953
National Defense Service Medal (1950-1954)
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
1953
Korea Service Medal
Criteria
The Korean Service Medal was awarded for service between the outbreak of hostilities (June 25, 1950) and the date the armistice was signed (July 27, 1953); Been on permanent assignment or on temporary... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1953
Korea Service Medal
Criteria
The Korean Service Medal was awarded for service between the outbreak of hostilities (June 25, 1950) and the date the armistice was signed (July 27, 1953); Been on permanent assignment or on temporary... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1953
Korean Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation is a military unit award issued by the government of South Korea to both South Korean and foreign military units.
Description
Description Pending
1953
United Nations Service Medal (Korea)
Criteria
The United Nations Korean Medal was generally awarded for any period of service while assigned as a member of the Armed Forces dispatched to Korea or adjacent areas for service on behalf of the United... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1953
Korean War/Third Korean Winter (1952-53)
Description
Third Korean Winter, 1 December 1952 - 30 April 1953. Meanwhile the armistice talks had stalled. Discord over several issues, but principally the exchange of prisoners of war, had prevented a
... More
1953 - 1953
Korean War/Korean Summer (1953)
Description
Korea, Summer 1953, 1 May - 27 July 1953. There was little activity anywhere along the front as 1953 began. Then, as spring approached, the enemy renewed his attacks against the Eighth Army '
... More
1953 - 1953
Korean War Armistice (Occupation)
Description
Although the Korean War Armistice ended combat operations in Korea on 27 July 1953, the Korean Service Medal was issued until June 1954 due to the tense nature of the occupation and garrison duty imme... More
1953 - 1953
Korean War
Description
The Korean War; 25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) began when North Korea invaded South Korea. The United Nations, with the United States as the principal force, came to the aid of South Korea. China came t... More
1952 - 1953
Korea Service Medal
Criteria
The Korean Service Medal was awarded for service between the outbreak of hostilities (June 25, 1950) and the date the armistice was signed (July 27, 1953); Been on permanent assignment or on temporary... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1952
Korea Service Medal
Criteria
The Korean Service Medal was awarded for service between the outbreak of hostilities (June 25, 1950) and the date the armistice was signed (July 27, 1953); Been on permanent assignment or on temporary... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1952
Second Korean Winter (1951-52)
Description
As 1951 drew to a close, a lull had settled over the battlefield. Fighting tapered off to a routine of patrol clashes, raids, and bitter small-unit struggles for key outpost positions. The lull result... More
1952 - 1952
Korean War/Korea, Summer-Fall 1952
Description
In May the enemy became bolder, increasing his probing attacks and patrols, intensifying his artillery fire, and aggressively interrupting U.N. patrols. In May 1952 an estimated total of 102,000 artil... More
1952 - 1952
Basic Training (Fort Jackson, SC)
School
Basic Training (Fort Jackson, SC)
1951
Service from 1951

 
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