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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Command Sergeant Major
Service Years
1948 - 1978
MOS
11Z-Infantry Senior Sergeant
Home State
Tennessee
Command Sergeant Major

Combat Infantryman 2nd Award

Airborne Glider BadgeMaster Parachutist
Thailand - Jump Wings

Location
Tennessee
Dec 07, 2009
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
Comments Pending
2003
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
2003
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
2003
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
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Comments Pending
2003
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
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Comments Pending
2003
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
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Comments Pending
2003
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
2003
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
2003
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
2003
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
2003
Air Medal (Pre -1968)
Criteria
The Air Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievement, or by meritorious service while partic... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Air Medal (Pre -1968)
Criteria
The Air Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievement, or by meritorious service while partic... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Air Medal (Pre -1968)
Criteria
The Air Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievement, or by meritorious service while partic... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
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
2003
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
2003
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
2003
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
2003
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
2003
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
2003
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
2003
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
2003
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
2003
Army Good Conduct Medal
Devices : Army GCM 10th 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
2003
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
Comments Pending
2003
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
2003
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
2003
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
2003
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
2003
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
2003
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
2003
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
2003
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
2003
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
2003
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
2003
Korean Defense Service Medal (1954-TBD)
Criteria
This medal is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who have been assigned, attached, or mobilized to units operating in the area of eligibility for thirty consecutive or for six... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Army NCO Professional Development Ribbon
Criteria
The NCO Professional Development Ribbon is awarded to all enlisted members of the Army to include the Reserve Components (Army National Guard and Army Reserve), for successful completion of designated... More
Description
Description Pending
2003
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
2003
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
2003
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
2003
Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm Individual Citation
Criteria
Awarded by the Vietnam Government to military personnel who have accomplished deeds of valor or displayed heroic conduct while fighting the enemy and have been cited individually at the regiment, brig... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
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
2003
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
2003
United Nations Medal Special Service (UNMSS)
Criteria
For 90 days of service with a United Nations mission or organization where there is no specific approved United Nations medal, personnel may be eligible for the United Nations Special Service Medal (U... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
United Nations Medal Special Service (UNMSS)
Criteria
For 90 days of service with a United Nations mission or organization where there is no specific approved United Nations medal, personnel may be eligible for the United Nations Special Service Medal (U... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Vietnamese Honor Medal 2nd Class
Criteria
The Armed Forces Honor Medal was a military decoration of South Vietnam that was first created in 1953. The medal was awarded in 1st and 2nd class grades and reached its height of bestowals during the... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
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
2003
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
2003
Vietnam Wound Medal
Criteria
The Republic of Vietnam Wound Medal was a decoration presented by South Vietnam to recognize service personnel who were killed or wounded while serving in active duty against adversaries of the Republ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Service to 1978
Army Garrison Fort Dix, NJ
Army Garrison Fort Dix, NJ
Rank
Command Sergeant Major
Location
Fort Dix - New Mexico
MOS
00Z-Command Sergeant Major AG
Comments
Comments Pending
Command Sergeant Major
1978 - 1978
United Nations Command (UNC)
United Nations Command (UNC)
Rank
Command Sergeant Major
Location
Sueol - Korea
MOS
00Z-Command Sergeant Major AR
Comments
Comments Pending
Command Sergeant Major
1973 - 1976
ROTC Valley Forge Military Academy (Cadre)
ROTC Valley Forge Military Academy (Cadre)
Rank
Sergeant Major
Location
Wayne - Pennsylvania
MOS
97Z-Military Intelligence Sergeant Major
Comments
Comments Pending
Sergeant Major
1971 - 1973
United States Military Academy West Point (Staff)/Office of the Commandant, United States Corps of Cadets, United States Military Academy
United States Military Academy West Point (Staff)/Office of the Commandant, United States Corps of Cadets, United States Military Academy
Rank
Sergeant Major
Location
West Point - New York
Comments
Comments Pending
Sergeant Major
1969 - 1972
1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry /C Company
1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry /C Company
Rank
First Sergeant
Location
Vietnam - Vietnam, South
MOS
11Z-Infantry Senior Sergeant
Comments
Comments Pending
First Sergeant
1967 - 1968
1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Divison
1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Divison
Rank
First Sergeant
MOS
11Z-Infantry Senior Sergeant
Comments
Comments Pending
First Sergeant
1966 - 1968
1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry /A Company
1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry /A Company
Rank
First Sergeant
Location
Vietnam - Vietnam, South
MOS
11Z-Infantry Senior Sergeant
Comments
Comments Pending
First Sergeant
1966 - 1967
HHC, US Army Armor Center and School (Cadre) Fort Knox, KY
HHC, US Army Armor Center and School (Cadre) Fort Knox, KY
Rank
First Sergeant
Location
Fort Knox - Kentucky
MOS
639.8-First Sergeant
Comments
Comments Pending
First Sergeant
1964 - 1966
1st Special Forces Group (Airborne)
1st Special Forces Group (Airborne)
Rank
First Sergeant
Location
Okinawa - Okinawa
MOS
63Z.50-Senior Instructor/First Sergeant
Comments
Comments Pending
First Sergeant
1963 - 1964
1st Special Forces Group (Airborne)
1st Special Forces Group (Airborne)
Rank
Sergeant Major
Location
Vietnam - Vietnam
MOS
00D-Special Duty Assignment
Comments
Comments Pending
Sergeant Major
1962 - 1963
Joint United States Military Advisory Group, Thailand (JUSMAGTHAI)
Joint United States Military Advisory Group, Thailand (JUSMAGTHAI)
Rank
First Sergeant
Location
Lophuri - Thailand
MOS
97C-Area Intelligence Specialist
Comments
Comments Pending
First Sergeant
1961 - 1962
Military Assistance Command Thailand MAC Thailand
Military Assistance Command Thailand MAC Thailand
Rank
First Sergeant
Location
Thailand - Thailand
MOS
98Z50 -Chief Electronic Warfare and Special Intelligence
Comments
Comments Pending
First Sergeant
1961 - 1962
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
Rank
Master Sergeant
Location
Okinawa - Okinawa
MOS
05H40M9 -High-speed Morse code Intercept and SIT Supervisor
Comments
Comments Pending
Master Sergeant
1960 - 1961
1st Special Forces Group (Airborne)
1st Special Forces Group (Airborne)
Rank
Master Sergeant
Location
Okinawa - Japan
MOS
111.07-Light Weapons Infantry Parachute
Comments
Comments Pending
Master Sergeant
1958 - 1961
Special Forces Training Group Airborne (SFTG Abn)
Special Forces Training Group Airborne (SFTG Abn)
Rank
Master Sergeant
Location
Fort Bragg - North Carolina
MOS
11G50-Infantry Senior Sergeant
Comments
Comments Pending
Master Sergeant
1958 - 1958
101st Airborne Division
101st Airborne Division
Rank
Master Sergeant
Location
Fort Campbell - Kentucky
MOS
1745-Infantry First Sergeant
Comments
Comments Pending
Master Sergeant
1956 - 1958
Airborne School
Airborne School
Rank
Technical Sergeant
Location
Fort Campbell - Michigan
MOS
1745-Light Weapons Platoon Sergeant
Comments
Comments Pending
Technical Sergeant
1954 - 1955
187th Airborne Regimental Combat Team
187th Airborne Regimental Combat Team
Rank
Technical Sergeant
Location
Korea - Korea
MOS
1729-Infantry Ammunition & Pioneer Platoon & Squad Sergeant
Comments
Comments Pending
Technical Sergeant
1952 - 1954
US Army Medical Command, Japan
US Army Medical Command, Japan
Rank
Staff Sergeant
Location
Japan - Japan
Comments
Comments Pending
Staff Sergeant
1952 - 1952
2nd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment (Rakkasans)
2nd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment (Rakkasans)
Rank
Staff Sergeant
Location
Korea - Korea
MOS
1717-Radio Intelligence Control Chief
Comments
Comments Pending
Staff Sergeant
1951 - 1952
NCO Academy (Cadre) Fort Bragg, NC
NCO Academy (Cadre) Fort Bragg, NC
Rank
Sergeant
Location
Fort Bragg - North Carolina
MOS
1717-Radio Intelligence Control Chief
Comments
Comments Pending
Sergeant
1951 - 1951
Noncommissioned Officers Candidate Course, Fort Benning (NCOCC)
Noncommissioned Officers Candidate Course, Fort Benning (NCOCC)
Rank
Sergeant
Location
Fort Benning - Georgia
MOS
1717-Radio Intelligence Control Chief
Comments
Comments Pending
Sergeant
1951 - 1951
Army Garrison Fort Bragg, NC
Army Garrison Fort Bragg, NC
Rank
Sergeant
Location
Fort Bragg - North Carolina
MOS
1745-Rifle Platoon or Squad Leader
Comments
Comments Pending
Sergeant
1950 - 1951
82nd Airborne Division/HHC
82nd Airborne Division/HHC
Rank
Sergeant
Location
Fort Bragg - North Carolina
MOS
1745-Rifle Platoon or Squad Leader
Comments
Comments Pending
Sergeant
1950 - 1951
Airborne School
Airborne School
Rank
Corporal
Location
Fort Benning - Georgia
MOS
745-Rifleman
Comments
Comments Pending
Corporal
1950 - 1950
24th Infantry Division
24th Infantry Division
Rank
Corporal
Location
Southern Japan - Japan
MOS
745-Rifleman
Comments
Comments Pending
Corporal
1948 - 1949
1st Battalion, 1st Training Brigade (Fort Jackson, SC), A
School
1st Battalion, 1st Training Brigade (Fort Jackson, SC)
Company
A
1948
Service from 1948

 
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