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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Service Years
1964 - 1968
MOS
11B40-Infantry Platoon Sergeant
Home State
North Carolina
Staff Sergeant

Combat Infantryman 1st Award


Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Tay Ninh (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Belmont Cemetery - Statesville, North Carolina
Wall Coordinates
46W 011
Aug 25, 1968
Service to 1968
3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment/B Troop
3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment/B Troop
Rank
Staff Sergeant
MOS
11B40-Infantry Platoon Sergeant
Comments
Comments Pending
Staff Sergeant
1968 - 1968
25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
Rank
Staff Sergeant
MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Comments
Comments Pending
Staff Sergeant
1968 - 1968
Silver Star
Criteria
The Silver Star may be awarded to any person who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces of the United States, is cited for gallantry in action, against an enemy of the United States whil... More
Comments
Headstone
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
Headstone
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 Good Conduct Medal
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
Time in service
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
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 15 Mar 66-21 Jan 70, DAGO 51, 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 Mar 66-Aug 68, DAGO 48, 71
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 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
Service from 1964

 
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