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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Service Years
1956 - 1966
MOS
11B40-Infantry Platoon Sergeant
Home State
South Carolina
Staff Sergeant

Combat Infantryman 1st Award


Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
Vietnam, South (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Fort Benning Post Cemetery - Fort Benning, Georgia
Wall Coordinates
11E 100 / Section C-2 Site 95
Oct 23, 1966
Service to 1966
B Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry
B Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry
Rank
Staff Sergeant
MOS
11B40-Infantry Platoon Sergeant
Comments
Comments Pending
Staff Sergeant
1966 - 1966
25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
Rank
Staff Sergeant
MOS
11B40-Infantry Platoon Sergeant
Comments
Comments Pending
Staff Sergeant
1966 - 1966
Bronze Star
Devices : Gold Letter V
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
Virtual Wall
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
Valorous Unit Award
Criteria
The Valorous Unit Award may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy of the United States; while engaged in military oper... More
Description
Valorous Unit Award Jan-Apr 66, DAGO 2, 67
1966
Army Good Conduct Medal
Devices : Army GCM 3rd 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
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 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
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 1 Jan 66-21 Jan 70, DAGO 9, 79 amended DAGO 51, 71
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 Jan 66-Aug 68, DAGO 48, 71; 1 Sep 68-30 Sep 70, DAGO 5, 73
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
Operation Kailua
Description
Oct 11 - Nov 14, 1966. Operation Kailua was conducted by the 2nd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division operation in the Hậu Nghĩa Province
1966 - 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
Service from 1956

 
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