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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Captain
Service Years
1958 - 1964
MOS
1331-Combat Engineer Unit Commander
Home State
Michigan
Captain

Parachutist (Basic)


Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Go Cong (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall Coordinates
01E 059
Jul 28, 1964
Service to 1964
HHC, Military Assistance Command Vietnam MACV
HHC, Military Assistance Command Vietnam MACV
Rank
Captain
MOS
1331-Combat Engineer Unit Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain
1964 - 1964
Special Detachment 5891, HQ MACV
Special Detachment 5891, HQ MACV
Rank
Captain
MOS
1331-Combat Engineer Unit Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain
1964 - 1964
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
Narrative statement
1964
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
1964
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
1964
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
1964
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
1964
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
1964
Vietnam War/Advisory Campaign (1962-65)
Description
This campaign period was from 15 March 1962 to 7 March 1965.   During this period, direct U.S. involvement in the Vietnam conflict increased steadily as U.S. trained Vietnamese pilots moved Vietnamese... More
1964 - 1964
Service from 1958

 
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