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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Major
Service Years
1957 - 1969
MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Home State
Idaho
Major

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

Master Parachutist
Vietnam - Jump Wings

Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Binh Long (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Coeur d'Alene Memorial Gardens - Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Wall Coordinates
17W 053
Oct 09, 1969
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
MILITARY ASSISTANCE COMMAND, VIETNAM, STUDIES AND OBSERVATION GROUP



24 JANUARY 1964 TO 30 APRIL 1972 and the following assigned or attached units:

U.S. Army: Command and Control Detachment, 5th S... 
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2001
Service to 1969
Command & Control South (CCS), MACV Studies and Observations Group (MACV-SOG)
Command & Control South (CCS), MACV Studies and Observations Group (MACV-SOG)
Rank
Major
MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Major
1969 - 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
Headstone
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
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
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
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/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
Army Ranger School
Army Ranger School
Rank
Major
Location
Delonegha - Georgia
MOS
2500-School Commandant
Comments
Comments Pending
Major
1965 - 1966
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
Headstone
1957
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
Headstone
1957
Service from 1957
Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School
Basic Airborne Course (BAC) Airborne School
Rank
Second Lieutenant
Location
Fort Benning - Georgia
MOS
6-Student Officer
Comments
Comments Pending
Second Lieutenant
1955 - 1956

 
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