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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Service Years
1968 - 1969
MOS
1204-Armored Reconnaissance Unit Commander
Home State
Tennessee
First Lieutenant



Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Tay Ninh (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Warrensburg Cemetery - Midway, Tennessee
Wall Coordinates
34W 055
Jan 22, 1969
Service to 1969
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
coffelt
1969
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
http://home.comcast.net/~ATrp3-4Cav/Individual.html

COFFELT
1969
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
1969
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
1969
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
1969
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 1 Jan-31 Mar 69, DAGO 43, 70; 1 May-28 Jun 70, DAGO 55, 71; 1 Apr 69-30 Apr 70, and 29 Jun-30 Sep 70, DAGO 5, 73
1969
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
1969
25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
Rank
First Lieutenant
MOS
1204-Armored Reconnaissance Unit Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
First Lieutenant
1968 - 1969
A Troop, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry
A Troop, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry
Rank
First Lieutenant
MOS
1204-Armored Reconnaissance Unit Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
First Lieutenant
1968 - 1969
Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (1968-69)
Description
This campaign was from 2 November 1968 to 22 February 1969. In November 1968 the South Vietnam government with American support began a concentrated effort to expand security in the countryside. This ... More
1968 - 1969
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
Headstone
1968
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 Jan-22 Feb 69, DAGO 39, 70; 1 May-29 Jun 70, DAGO 43, 72


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