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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Colonel
Service Years
1938 - 1978
MOS
13A-Field Artillery, General
Home State
Tennessee
Colonel



Location
Tennessee
N/A
Service to 1978
Legion of Merit
Criteria
The Legion of Merit is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States without degree for exceptionally outstanding conduct in the performance of meritorious service to the United States. ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1978
US Army Cadet Command
US Army Cadet Command
Rank
Colonel
Location
Fayetteville - Arkansas
MOS
13A-Field Artillery, General
Comments
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Colonel
1974 - 1978
Joint Service Commendation Medal
Criteria
The Joint Service Commendation Medal is awarded in the name of the Secretary of Defense to members of the Armed Forces who, while assigned to a joint activity, distinguish themselves by outstanding ac... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1974
Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)/Defense Attache Office (USDAO)
Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)/Defense Attache Office (USDAO)
Rank
Colonel
Location
Lagos - Nigeria
MOS
9303-Army Attache
Comments
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Colonel
1972 - 1974
Research & Development Center (RDEC)
Research & Development Center (RDEC)
Rank
Colonel
Location
Ft. Monmouth - New Jersey
MOS
2025-Major Departmental Unit Chief or Director
Comments
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Colonel
1970 - 1972
Joint Service Commendation Medal
Criteria
The Joint Service Commendation Medal is awarded in the name of the Secretary of Defense to members of the Armed Forces who, while assigned to a joint activity, distinguish themselves by outstanding ac... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1970
United States European Command (USEUCOM)
United States European Command (USEUCOM)
Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
MOS
7330-Nuclear Weapons Effects Officer
Comments
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Lieutenant Colonel
1967 - 1970
Joint Service Commendation Medal
Criteria
The Joint Service Commendation Medal is awarded in the name of the Secretary of Defense to members of the Armed Forces who, while assigned to a joint activity, distinguish themselves by outstanding ac... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1967
Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Location
- District Of Columbia
MOS
7330-Nuclear Weapons Effects Officer
Comments
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Lieutenant Colonel
1964 - 1967
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
1966
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
1965
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of Defense (DOD)
Rank
Major
MOS
1193-Field Artillery Unit Commander
Comments
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Major
1962 - 1964
Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Resident Course
Rank
Major
Location
Ft. Leavenworth - Kansas
MOS
1193-Field Artillery Unit Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Major
1961 - 1962
Field Artillery Center & School (Staff)
Field Artillery Center & School (Staff)
Rank
Captain
Location
Ft. Sill - Oklahoma
Comments
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Captain
1958 - 1961
Armed Forces Reserve Medal
Criteria
The Armed Forces Reserve Medal is awarded to United States Armed Forces Reserve component members (or former members) who complete (or have completed) a total of ten years service. This service need n... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1960
ROTC University of Texas, Austin (Cadre)
ROTC University of Texas, Austin (Cadre)
Rank
Captain
Location
Austin - Texas
Comments
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Captain
1956 - 1958
Field Artillery Officers' Advance Course
Field Artillery Officers' Advance Course
Rank
Captain
Location
Ft. Sill - Oklahoma
MOS
1193-Field Artillery Unit Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain
1955 - 1956
Airborne School
Airborne School
Rank
Captain
Location
Ft. Sill - Oklahoma
MOS
1193-Field Artillery Unit Commander
Comments
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Captain
1953 - 1955
Airborne School
Airborne School
Rank
First Lieutenant
Location
Ft. Sill - Oklahoma
MOS
1193-Field Artillery Unit Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
First Lieutenant
1952 - 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
1950 - 1953
78th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion
78th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion
Rank
First Lieutenant
MOS
1174-Light Air Defense Artillery Unit Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
First Lieutenant
1951 - 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
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1951
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
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1951
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
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1951
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
1951
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
1951
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
Criteria
Criteria for award of the Republic of Korea Korean War Service Medal (ROK KWSM) have been established by the ROK government. To qualify for the medal, the veteran must have: Served between the outbrea... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1951
79th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Missile Battalion
79th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Missile Battalion
Rank
Second Lieutenant
Location
Ft. Custer - Michigan
MOS
1174-Light Air Defense Artillery Unit Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Second Lieutenant
1950 - 1951
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
1950
ROTC University of Kansas/Washburn University (Cadre)
ROTC University of Kansas/Washburn University (Cadre)
Rank
[Other Service Rank]
Location
University of Kansas - Kansas
Comments
Comments Pending
[Other Service Rank]
1946 - 1950
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
1945
Army Good Conduct Medal
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
1945
Europe/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1945
Europe/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1945
Europe/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1945
Europe/African/Middle Eastern Campaign
Criteria
The European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1945
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Comments
Comments Pending
1945
Army of Occupation Medal 1945-1990
Criteria
The Army of Occupation Medal is a military award of the United States military which was established by the United States War Department on 5 April 1946. The medal was created in the aftermath of the ... More
Comments
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1945
Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
Description
(Rhineland Campaign 15 September 1944 to 21 March 1945) Attempting to outflank the Siegfried Line, the Allies tried an airborne attack on Holland on 17 September 1944. But the operation failed, and th... More
1944 - 1945
American Campaign Medal
Criteria
The American Campaign Medal was awarded for For thirty days service outside the Continental United States but within the American Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946; or,... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1942
American Defense Service Medal
Criteria
a. The ADSM was established by EO 8808, announced in War Department Bulletin 17, 1941. It is awarded for service between 8 September 1939 and 7 December 1941 under orders to active duty for a period o... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1941
1st Battalion, 137th Infantry Regiment
1st Battalion, 137th Infantry Regiment
Rank
Sergeant
Location
Camp Robinson - Arkansas
MOS
745-Rifleman
Comments
Comments Pending
Sergeant
1940 - 1941
ARNG, Arkansas
ARNG, Arkansas
Rank
Private
MOS
521-Basic Soldier
Comments
Comments Pending
Private
1938 - 1940
Basic Training Waived (ARNG Pre WWII), 1
School
Basic Training Waived (ARNG Pre WWII)
Platoon
1
1938
Service from 1938

 
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