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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Sergeant
Service Years
1967 - 1968
MOS
11B20-Infantry Team Leader
Home State
Texas
Sergeant

Combat Infantryman 1st Award


Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Tay Ninh (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Los Barreras Cemetery - Los Barreras, Texas
Wall Coordinates
38W 054
Nov 25, 1968
Service to 1968
1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment (Airmobile) 1st Cavalry Division/B Company
1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment (Airmobile) 1st Cavalry Division/B Company
Rank
Sergeant
MOS
11B20-Infantry Team Leader
Comments
Comments Pending
Sergeant
1968 - 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
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
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 14-16 Nov 65, DAGO 21, 69, amended DAGO 48, 68; 9 Aug-13 Nov 65, and 17 Nov 65-19 May 69, DAGO 70, 69, amended DAGO 59, 69; May 69-Feb 70, DAGO 11, 73, amended DAGO 42, 7... More
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/Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (1968-69)
Description
This campaign was from 2 November 1968 to 22 February 1969. In November 1968 the South Vietnam government with American support began a concentrated effort to expand security in the countryside. This ... More
1968 - 1968
Service from 1967

 
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