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Service Status
USA Retired
Last Rank
Major
Service Years
1966 - 1986
Last MOS
1204-Armored Reconnaissance Unit Commander
Major


Pistol
Tank Weapons
Rifle
 

Service to 1986
177th Armored Brigade
177th Armored Brigade
Rank
Major
Location
Ft Irwin - California
MOS
1203-Tank Unit Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Major
1986 - 1986
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
1986
Army Garrison Fort Irwin, CA
Army Garrison Fort Irwin, CA
Rank
Major
Location
Ft Irwin - California
MOS
12C-Cavalry Officer
Comments
Comments Pending
Major
1980 - 1986
Army Achievement Medal
Criteria
The Army Achievement Medal may be awarded to members of the Armed Forces below the rank of colonel who, while serving in any capacity with the Army in a noncombat area, distinguish themselves by outst... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1985
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
1985
1st Battalion, 73rd Armored Regiment/HHC
1st Battalion, 73rd Armored Regiment/HHC
Rank
Major
Location
Ft Irwin - California
MOS
1203-Tank Unit Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Major
1980 - 1983
Training Exercise - Gallant Eagle '82
Description

Four Army paratroopers died and dozens were injured 30 Mar 1982 when a large airdrop designed to test the Pentagon's ability to respond quickly to trouble around the world went awry in the California

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1982 - 1982
Meritorious Service Medal
Criteria
The Meritorious Service Medal may be awarded to members of the Armed Forces who distinguish themselves by outstanding noncombat achievement or by meritorious service to the United States, but not of a... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1980
6th Army
6th Army
Rank
Major
Location
Presido San Francisco - California
MOS
12A-Armor, General
Comments
Comments Pending
Major
1978 - 1980
8th Battalion, 40th Armored Regiment
8th Battalion, 40th Armored Regiment
Rank
Major
Location
Tucson - Arizona
MOS
1203-Tank Unit Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Major
1978 - 1980
Training Exercise - Brave Shield XX '79
Description
 JCS exercise Brave Shield XX, conducted at the Yakima Firing Center 11-15 August 1979. Contingents of Army and Airforce (Active Duty and NG) personnel and equipment were deployed to Yakima Municipal ... More
1979 - 1979
2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division/HHC
2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division/HHC
Rank
Captain
Location
Ft Polk - Louisiana
MOS
1204-Armored Reconnaissance Unit Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain
1975 - 1977
5th Infantry Division
5th Infantry Division
Rank
Captain
Location
Fort Polk - Louisiana
MOS
2162-Operations & Training Staff Officer (G3, S3)
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain
1975 - 1977
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
1976
Primary Leadership Development Course  (PLDC)
Primary Leadership Development Course (PLDC)
Rank
Captain
Location
Fort Polk - Louisiana
MOS
2622-Training Center Unit Officer
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain
1973 - 1975
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
1973
Armor Officers' Advanced Course
Armor Officers' Advanced Course
Rank
Captain
Location
Fort Knox - Kentucky
MOS
1203-Tank Unit Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain
1972 - 1973
US Army Armor Center and School (Cadre) Fort Knox, KY
US Army Armor Center and School (Cadre) Fort Knox, KY
Rank
Captain
Location
Fort Knox - Kentucky
MOS
1203-Tank Unit Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain
1969 - 1972
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
1969
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
1969
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
1969
Bronze Star
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
1969
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
1969
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
1969
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
1969
Valorous Unit Award
Criteria
The Valorous Unit Award may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy of the United States; while engaged in military oper... More
Description
Description 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 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 Civil Actions Unit Citation
Criteria
The unit citation of the Republic of Vietnam Civil Actions Medal was awarded certain units by the Vietnamese government for meritorious service during the period 1 March 1961 to 28 March 1974.
Description
Description Pending
1969
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
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
Vietnam War/Summer-Fall 1969 Campaign
Description
This campaign was from 9 June to 31 October 1969. During the summer and fall of 1969, conduct of operations was increasingly turned over to Vietnamese, US troops withdrew in greater numbers amid reaff... More
1969 - 1969
3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment/A Troop
3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment/A Troop
Rank
First Lieutenant
MOS
1204-Armored Reconnaissance Unit Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
First Lieutenant
1968 - 1969
25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
Rank
First Lieutenant
Location
Cu Chi - Vietnam, South
MOS
1204-Armored Reconnaissance Unit Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
First Lieutenant
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
Jungle Warfare School, Fort Sherman
Jungle Warfare School, Fort Sherman
Rank
Second Lieutenant
Location
Ft Sherman - Panama
MOS
1203-Tank Unit Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Second Lieutenant
1968 - 1968
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
1968
Army Commendation Medal
Devices : Gold Letter V
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
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
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 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
Air Defense Artillery Center and School (Staff)
Air Defense Artillery Center and School (Staff)
Rank
Second Lieutenant
Location
Ft Bliss - Texas
MOS
2622-Training Center Unit Officer
Comments
Comments Pending
Second Lieutenant
1967 - 1968
US Army Armor Center and School (Cadre) Fort Knox, KY
US Army Armor Center and School (Cadre) Fort Knox, KY
Rank
Officer Candidate
MOS
1203-Tank Unit Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Officer Candidate
1967 - 1967
Armor Officer Candidate School (Fort Knox, KY), D/2
School
Armor Officer Candidate School (Fort Knox, KY)
Company
D
Platoon
2
1967
1st Battalion, 1st Training Brigade (Cadre) Fort Knox, KY
1st Battalion, 1st Training Brigade (Cadre) Fort Knox, KY
Rank
Private (E-2)
Location
Fort Knox - Kentucky
Comments
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Private (E-2)
1967 - 1967
First Army (1st Army)
First Army (1st Army)
Rank
Private (E-2)
Location
Fort Knox - Kentucky
MOS
11E10-Armor Crewman
Comments
Comments Pending
Private (E-2)
1966 - 1966
5th Training Brigade (Cadre) Fort Knox, KY
5th Training Brigade (Cadre) Fort Knox, KY
Rank
Private
Comments
Comments Pending
Private
1966 - 1966
10th Battalion, 5th Training Brigade (Fort Knox, KY), D
School
10th Battalion, 5th Training Brigade (Fort Knox, KY)
Company
D
1966
4th Battalion, 1st Training Brigade (Fort Knox, KY)
School
4th Battalion, 1st Training Brigade (Fort Knox, KY)
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
1966
Service from 1966

 
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