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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
First Sergeant
Service Years
1952 - 1974
MOS
71L10-Administrative Specialist
Home State
Minnesota
First Sergeant


Rifle

Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
District Of Columbia
Conflict
Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) /OEF - Afghanistan
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall Coordinates
Section:64 Grave: 6439
Sep 11, 2001
Secretary of Defense Medal for the Defense of Freedom
Criteria
The Secretary of Defense Medal for the Defense of Freedom is a decoration established to acknowledge civilian employees of the United States Department of Defense (DoD) who are killed or wounded in th... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2001
Global War on Terrorism Civilian Service Medal
Criteria
The GLOBAL WAR ON TERRORISM (GWOT) medal is established to recognize the contributions and accomplishments of the civilian workforce of the Department of Defense in direct support of the armed forces,... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2001
Service to 1974
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
My assumption is that Max earned this award in Vietnam, since he was buried in Arlington Cemetery. In 2001, an award of the Bronze Star was sufficient to allow burial there.
1974
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
1 May 72?28 Mar 73, DAGO 6, 1974
1974
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
1974
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
The Vietnam Gallantry Cross is the equivalent of the French Croix de Guerre. It was created by Decree No 74-b/Qt dated 15 August 1950 and Decree No 96/DQT/HC dated 2 May 1952. Both individuals (denote... More
1974
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
1974
US Army Intelligence Center (Staff) Fort Holabird, MD
US Army Intelligence Center (Staff) Fort Holabird, MD
Rank
Master Sergeant
Location
Fort Holabird - Maryland
MOS
00U-Race/Relations/Equal Opportunity Specialist
Comments
Comments Pending
Master Sergeant
1973 - 1973
90th Personnel Services Battalion
90th Personnel Services Battalion
Rank
First Sergeant
Location
Tan Son Nut - Vietnam, South
Comments
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First Sergeant
1972 - 1973
Vietnam War/Cease-Fire Campaign (1972-73)
Description
This campaign was from  30 March 1972 to 28 January 1973. On 30 March 1972 the North Vietnamese Army launched its greatest offensive of the entire war. The enemy deployed the greatest array of troops ... More
1973 - 1973
HHC, 1st Recruiting Brigade
HHC, 1st Recruiting Brigade
Rank
Sergeant First Class
Location
Fort Geo Meade - Maryland
MOS
71L10-Administrative Specialist
Comments
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Sergeant First Class
1970 - 1972
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
1972
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
1972
Vietnam War/Consolidation II Campaign (1971-72)
Description
This campaign was from 1 December 1971 to 29 March 1972.. The U.S. continued to reduce its ground presence in South Vietnam during late 1971 and early 1972, but American air attacks increased while bo... More
1972 - 1972
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
1970
V Corps
V Corps
Rank
Sergeant First Class
Location
Frankfurt - Germany
Comments
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Sergeant First Class
1966 - 1970
HQ, US Army Cadet Command
HQ, US Army Cadet Command
Rank
Staff Sergeant
Location
Mendota Heights - Minnesota
MOS
71L10-Administrative Specialist
Comments
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Staff Sergeant
1962 - 1966
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
1964
Army Garrison Fort Lee, VA
Army Garrison Fort Lee, VA
Rank
Staff Sergeant
Location
Fort Lee - Virginia
MOS
71L10-Administrative Specialist
Comments
Comments Pending
Staff Sergeant
1960 - 1961
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
1961
8th Replacement Detachment, 8th Infantry Division
8th Replacement Detachment, 8th Infantry Division
Rank
Sergeant
MOS
71L10-Administrative Specialist
Comments
Comments Pending
Sergeant
1960 - 1960
Army Good Conduct Medal
Devices : Army GCM 6th 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
1958
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
1957
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
1957
HHC, 25th Tank Battalion
HHC, 25th Tank Battalion
Rank
Corporal
Location
Taeou - Korea, South
MOS
4405-Clerk Typist
Comments
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Corporal
1953 - 1954
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 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
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1952 - 1953
Basic Training (Fort Sheridan, IL), C/5
School
Basic Training (Fort Sheridan, IL)
Company
C
Platoon
5
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
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
1952
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
1952
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
1952
Service from 1952

 
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