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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Private First Class
Service Years
1967 - 1968
MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Home State
Michigan
Private First Class

Combat Infantryman 1st Award


Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
Hau Nghia (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Dimondale Cemetery - Eaton County, Michigan
Wall Coordinates
51W 029
Jul 22, 1968
Service to 1968
101st Airborne Division
101st Airborne Division
Rank
Private First Class
MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Comments
Comments Pending
Private First Class
1967 - 1968
2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment /B Company
2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment /B Company
Rank
Private First Class
MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Comments
Comments Pending
Private First Class
1967 - 1968
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
coffelt
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
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
Presidential Unit Citation 13 Jun-23 Sep 68, DAGO 38, 71
1968
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 14 Mar-3 Oct 68, DAGO 22, 76
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
Tet Counteroffensive 30 January-1 April 1968
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
Counteroffensive, Phase IV 2 April-30 June 1968
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
Counteroffensive, Phase V 1 July-1 November 1968
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 3 Oct 68-2 May 70, DAGO 48, 71
1968
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
RVN Gallantry Cross w/Palm 31 Jan-3 Feb 68, DAGO 24, 72; 19 Jul 68-14 May 69, DAGO 43, 70; 1 Mar-9 Oct 71, DAGO 6, 74; 18 Apr-31 Aug 71 and 6-19 Sep 71, DAGO 6, 74
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
Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)
Description
This campaign was from 2 April to 30 June 1968. During this period friendly forces conducted a number of battalion-size attritional operations against the enemy.

Operations PEGASUS-Lam Son 207 reliev
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1968 - 1968
Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase V Campaign (1968)
Description
This campaign was from 1 July to 1 November 1968. During this period a country-wide effort was begun to restore government control of territory lost to the enemy since the Tet offensive. The enemy att... More
1968 - 1968
Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
Description
This campaign was from 1 June 1967 to 29 January 1968.The conflict in South Vietnam remains basically unchanged. As Operation JUNCTION CITY ended, elements of the U.S. 1st and 25th Infantry Divisions,... More
1967 - 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
Counteroffensive, Phase III 1 June 1967-29 January 1968
1967
Service from 1967

 
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