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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Service Years
1939 - 1970
MOS
9224-Explosive Ordnance Disposal Officer
Home State
Georgia
Lieutenant Colonel

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

Explosives Ordnance Disposal (Master)

Location
Georgia
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Nov 14, 1979
Service to 1970
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
1970
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
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
1970
US Army Materiel Command (AMC)/Technical Escort Unit
US Army Materiel Command (AMC)/Technical Escort Unit
Rank
Lieutenant Colonel
Location
Edgewood Arsenal, Maryland - United States
MOS
9224-Explosive Ordnance Disposal Officer
Comments
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Lieutenant Colonel
1965 - 1970
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
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
1967
US Army Materiel Command (AMC)
US Army Materiel Command (AMC)
Rank
Major
Location
Washington, D.C. - United States
MOS
9224-Explosive Ordnance Disposal Officer
Comments
Comments Pending
Major
1963 - 1965
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
Naval School Explosive Ordnance Disposal Course
Naval School Explosive Ordnance Disposal Course
Rank
Major
Location
Indian Head, Maryland - United States
MOS
9224-Explosive Ordnance Disposal Officer
Comments
Comments Pending
Major
1958 - 1963
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
1961
US Army Materiel Command (AMC)/Technical Escort Unit
US Army Materiel Command (AMC)/Technical Escort Unit
Rank
Captain
Location
Edwood Arsenal, Maryland - Maryland
MOS
4514-Conventional Ammunition Officer
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain
1954 - 1958
Phase Two Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD)
Phase Two Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD)
Rank
Captain
Location
Indian Head, Maryland - United States
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain
1954 - 1955
Phase One Explosive Ordnance Disposal Course (EOD)
Phase One Explosive Ordnance Disposal Course (EOD)
Rank
Captain
Location
Fort McClellan, Alabama - United States
MOS
7315-Chemical Combat Service Support Officer
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain
1954 - 1954
US Forces Japan
US Forces Japan
Rank
Captain
MOS
0600-Post Motor Officer
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain
1951 - 1954
US Far East Command
US Far East Command
Rank
First Lieutenant
MOS
0600-Post Motor Officer
Comments
Comments Pending
First Lieutenant
1951 - 1954
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
21st Sustainment Command (Theater)/10th Chemical Company
21st Sustainment Command (Theater)/10th Chemical Company
Rank
First Lieutenant
MOS
0600-Post Motor Officer
Comments
Comments Pending
First Lieutenant
1951 - 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
US Army Materiel Command (AMC)/Technical Escort Unit
US Army Materiel Command (AMC)/Technical Escort Unit
Rank
First Lieutenant
Location
Edgwood Arsenal, Maryland - Maryland
MOS
7315-Chemical Combat Service Support Officer
Comments
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First Lieutenant
1949 - 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
(97B) Counterintelligence Agent Course
(97B) Counterintelligence Agent Course
Rank
Second Lieutenant
Location
Camp Holabird - Maryland
MOS
2701-Nonmilitary Subjects Instruction Officer (Designated Subject)
Comments
Comments Pending
Second Lieutenant
1949 - 1949
Airborne School
Airborne School
Rank
Second Lieutenant
Location
Fort McClellan, Alabama - United States
MOS
2701-Nonmilitary Subjects Instruction Officer (Designated Subject)
Comments
Comments Pending
Second Lieutenant
1949 - 1949
Chemical Officer Basic Course (Fort McClellan, AL), E
School
Chemical Officer Basic Course (Fort McClellan, AL)
Company
E
1949
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
Rank
Second Lieutenant
MOS
7314-Chemical Staff Officer
Comments
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Second Lieutenant
1945 - 1949
Army Good Conduct Medal
Devices : Army GCM 2nd 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
1948
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
1948
Navy 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
Americal Division was award the Navy Presidential Unit Citation for Guadalcanal.
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
1945
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... 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
Supreme Headquaters Allied Expeditionary Force (SHAEF)
Supreme Headquaters Allied Expeditionary Force (SHAEF)
Rank
Technician Fourth Grade
Comments
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Technician Fourth Grade
1943 - 1945
World War II
Description
Overview of World War II 

World War II killed more people, involved more nations, and cost more money than any other war in history. Altogether, 70 million people served in the armed forces during th
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1941 - 1945
Silver Star
Criteria
The Silver Star may be awarded to any person who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces of the United States, is cited for gallantry in action, against an enemy of the United States whil... More
Comments
At Guadalcanal on 14 January 1943, when the Japanese attack the medical station SGT Dickey repelled the attack, killing seven enemy soldiers in the process.
1943
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
1943
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Comments
Guadalcanal
1943
WWII - Asiatic-Pacific Theater
Description
The plan of the Pacific subseries was determined by the geography, strategy, and the military organization of a theater largely oceanic. Two independent, coordinate commands, one in the Southwest Paci... More
1943 - 1943
Battle of New Georgia
Description
Landings on New Georgia began as early as June 20, 1943 when Marines, followed by Army forces the next day, landed at Segi Point and moved overland to take Viru Harbor on July 1. There were various ot... More
1943 - 1943
23rd Infantry Division (Americal)
23rd Infantry Division (Americal)
Rank
Technician Fourth Grade
Location
Pacific Theater of Operations - Pacific
MOS
745-Rifleman
Comments
Comments Pending
Technician Fourth Grade
1942 - 1943
Battle of Guadalcanal
Description
The World War II Battle of Guadalcanal was the first major offensive and a decisive victory for the Allies in the Pacific theater. With Japanese troops stationed in this section of the Solomon Islands... More
1942 - 1943
23rd Infantry Division (Americal)
23rd Infantry Division (Americal)
Rank
Private
Location
Fort Barrancas, Florida - Florida
MOS
745-Rifleman
Comments
Comments Pending
Private
1940 - 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
Service from 1939

 
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