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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Specialist 4
Service Years
1969 - 1970
MOS
13A10-Field Artillery Basic
Home State
Illinois
Specialist 4



Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Location
Binh Thuy (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Sunset Memorial Lawns Cemetery - Northbrook, Illinois
Wall Coordinates
08W 096
Aug 09, 1970
Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VII Campaign (1970-71)
Description
This campaign was from 1 Jul 1970 to 30 June 1971. Fighting continued in Cambodia during early February before and after South Vietnam began its U.S.-aided drive in Laos, Lam Son 719, the most signifi... More
1970 - 1971
Service to 1970
D Battery, 2nd Battalion, 40th Artillery
D Battery, 2nd Battalion, 40th Artillery
Rank
Specialist 4
MOS
13A10-Field Artillery Basic
Comments
Comments Pending
Specialist 4
1970 - 1970
199th Infantry Brigade (Motorized)
199th Infantry Brigade (Motorized)
Rank
Specialist 4
MOS
13A10-Field Artillery Basic
Comments
Comments Pending
Specialist 4
1970 - 1970
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
1970
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
1970
Army Commendation Medal
Criteria
The Army Commendation Medal is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving in any capacity with the Army, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievement,... More
Comments
headstone
1970
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 1 May-29 Jun 70, DAGO 43, 72
1970
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
1970
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
1970
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
1970
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
1970
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 12 Dec 66-31 Aug 70, DAGO 51, 71
1970
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 31 Jan-19 Feb 68, DAGO 43, 70; 19 Jun 68-31 Jul 70 DAGO 51, 71
1970
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
1970
Vietnam War/Winter-Spring 1970 Campaign
Description
This campaign was from 1 November 1969 to 30 April 1970. An increase in enemy-initiated attacks, at the highest level since 4-5 September signaled the start of the first phase of the Communist winter ... More
1970 - 1970
Vietnam War/Sanctuary Counteroffensive Campaign (1970)
Description
This campaign was from 1 May to 30 June 1970. This campaign was mainly concerned with the Allied incursion into Cambodia, codenamed Operation ROCK CRUSHER. As American withdrawal from South Vietnam pr... More
1970 - 1970
Service from 1969

 
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