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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Specialist 4
Service Years
1963 - 1965
MOS
11B20-Infantry Team Leader
Home State
West Virginia
Specialist 4

Combat Infantryman 1st Award


Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
Vietnam, South (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Grandview Memory Gardens - Bluefield, West Virginia
Wall Coordinates
03E 067
Nov 17, 1965
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
2003
Service to 1965
2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry (Airmobile) /HHC
2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry (Airmobile) /HHC
Rank
Specialist 4
MOS
11B20-Infantry Team Leader
Comments
Comments Pending
Specialist 4
1965 - 1965
Soldiers Medal
Criteria
The Soldier's Medal may be awarded to members of the Armed Forces who, while serving in any capacity with the Army, distinguish themselves by heroism not involving actual conflict with an enemy.
Comments
Photos
1965
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
Photos
1965
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
1965
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 23 Oct-26 Nov 65, DAGO 40, 67
1965
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
1965
Vietnamese Military Merit Medal
Criteria
The Military Merit Medal is awarded or awarded posthumously to Non-Commissioned Officers (including Aspirants) and Enlisted Men in the Armed Forces, who have: Previously received citations at the Arme... More
Comments
photos
1965
Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm Individual Citation
Criteria
Awarded by the Vietnam Government to military personnel who have accomplished deeds of valor or displayed heroic conduct while fighting the enemy and have been cited individually at the regiment, brig... More
Comments
Photos
1965
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
1965
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
1965
Operation Silver Bayonet I - Battle of the Ia Drang
Description
Operation Silver Bayonet I (9 to 18 November) On 9 November, the 3rd Air Cavalry Brigade replaced the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade and conducted Operation Silver Bayonet I. Its mission was to set up target... More
People You Remember
Charlie was an RTO for one of the officers
in our unit. He was KIA November 17 1965. Charlie was like
... More
1965 - 1965
Service from 1963

 
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