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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Service Years
1958 - 1966
MOS
11C40-Mortar Platoon Sergeant
Home State
Indiana
Staff Sergeant

Combat Infantryman 1st Award


Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Vietnam, South (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Crown Hill Cemetery - Indianapolis, Indiana
Wall Coordinates
05E 053 / Sect. 99, Lot 4448
Feb 20, 1966
Service to 1966
C Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry (Airmobile)
C Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry (Airmobile)
Rank
Staff Sergeant
MOS
11C40-Mortar Platoon Sergeant
Comments
Comments Pending
Staff Sergeant
1965 - 1966
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
1966
Army Good Conduct Medal
Devices : Army GCM 2nd Award
Criteria
The Army Good Conduct Medal is awarded on a selective basis to enlisted members of the Army who distinguish themselves by exemplary behavior, efficiency and fidelity during a specified period of conti... More
Comments
T.I.S.
1966
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
1966
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
1966
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 9 Aug 65-19 May 69, DAGO 59, 69; May 69-Feb 70, DAGO 11, 73, amended, DAGO 42, 72; 21 Feb 70-28 Feb 71, DAGO 42, 72
1966
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
1966
Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Campaign (1965-66)
Description
This campaign was from 25 December 1965 to 30 June 1966. United States operations after 1 July 1966 were a continuation of the earlier counteroffensive campaign. Recognizing the interdependence of pol... More
1966 - 1966
Service from 1958

 
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