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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Captain
Service Years
1959 - 1967
MOS
1204-Armored Reconnaissance Unit Commander
Home State
New Mexico
Captain

Parachutist (Basic)


Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Location
Binh Dinh (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Greenwood Memorial Park and Mausoleum - Ft Worth, Texas
Wall Coordinates
17E 048
Mar 26, 1967
Service to 1967
MACV Advisory Team 21 Pleiku
MACV Advisory Team 21 Pleiku
Rank
Captain
MOS
1204-Armored Reconnaissance Unit Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain
1967 - 1967
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
merit coffelt
1967
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
1967
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
Meritorious Unit Commendation 15 Apr 70-15 Apr 72, DAGO 11, 73
1967
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
1967
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
1967
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
1967
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
1967
Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)
Description
This campaign was from 1 July 1966 to 31 May 1967. United States operations after 1 July 1966 were a continuation of the earlier counteroffensive campaign. Recognizing the interdependence of political... More
1967 - 1967
Service from 1959

 
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