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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Second Lieutenant
Service Years
1959 - 1962
MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Home State
California
Second Lieutenant

Combat Infantryman 1st Award


Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
Vietnam, South (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Oak Mound Cemetery - Healdsburg, California
Wall Coordinates
05E 059
Feb 22, 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
2003
1st Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment/C Company
1st Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment/C Company
Rank
Second Lieutenant
MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Second Lieutenant
1965 - 1966
1st Infantry Division
1st Infantry Division
Rank
Second Lieutenant
MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Second Lieutenant
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
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
Description Pending
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
1965 - 1966
Vietnam War/Defense Campaign (1965)
Description
This campaign was 8 March to 24 December 1965. During this campaign the U.S. objective was to hold off the enemy while gaining time needed to build base camps and logistical facilities. The U.S. also ... More
1965 - 1965
Officer Candidate School (Infantry) Fort Benning, GA
Officer Candidate School (Infantry) Fort Benning, GA
Rank
Second Lieutenant
Location
Fort Benning OCS - Georgia
MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Second Lieutenant
1964 - 1965
Service to 1962
National Defense Service Medal (1961-1974)
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
PEr coffelt
1962
Service from 1959

 
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