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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Second Lieutenant
Service Years
1967 - 1968
MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Home State
Arkansas
Second Lieutenant

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

Parachutist (Basic)

Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Thua Thien (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
U.S. Military Academy West Point Post Cemetery - West Point, New York
Wall Coordinates
45E 036 / Section XXXIV, Row B, Site 75.
Mar 20, 1968
Service to 1968
82nd Airborne Division
82nd Airborne Division
Rank
Second Lieutenant
MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Second Lieutenant
1968 - 1968
A Company, 1st Battalion, 505th Infantry
A Company, 1st Battalion, 505th Infantry
Rank
Second Lieutenant
MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Second Lieutenant
1968 - 1968
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
1968
Air Medal (Army/Air Force)
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
Coffelt
1968
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
1968
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
1968
Vietnamese Civic Action 1st Class
Criteria
The Republic of Vietnam Civil Actions Medal was awarded as an individual foreign award to some members of the United States Army.
Comments
RVN Civil Actions Honor Medal, FC 12 Mar-4 Oct 68, DAGO 48, 71; 3 Mar-30 Apr 69, DAGO 51, 71
1968
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
1968
Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
Description
This campaign was from 30 January to 1 April 1968. On 29 January 1968 the Allies began the Tet-lunar new year expecting the usual 36-hour peaceful holiday truce. Because of the threat of a large-scale... More
1968 - 1968
Service from 1967

 
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