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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Service Years
1962 - 1967
MOS
11C40-Mortar Platoon Sergeant
Home State
Kentucky
Staff Sergeant

Combat Infantryman 1st Award


Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Binh Dinh (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Isom Presbyterian Church Cemetery - Isom, Kentucky
Wall Coordinates
17E 120
Apr 08, 1967
Service to 1967
1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry (Airmobile) /B Company
1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry (Airmobile) /B Company
Rank
Staff Sergeant
Location
Binh Dinh - Vietnam
MOS
11C20-Mortar Squad Leader
Comments
Comments Pending
Staff Sergeant
1966 - 1967
1st Cavalry Division
1st Cavalry Division
Rank
Staff Sergeant
MOS
11C40-Mortar Platoon Sergeant
Comments
Comments Pending
Staff Sergeant
1966 - 1967
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
see newsclip
1967
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
1967
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
1967
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
1967
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 14-16 Nov 65, DAGO 21, 69, amended DAGO 48, 68; 9 Aug-13 Nov 65, and 17 Nov 65-19 May 69, DAGO 70, 69, amended DAGO 59, 69; May 69-Feb 70, DAGO 11, 73, amended DAGO 42, 7... More
1967
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
1967
Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (1966-67)
Description
This campaign was from 1 July 1966 to 31 May 1967. United States operations after 1 July 1966 were a continuation of the earlier counteroffensive campaign. Recognizing the interdependence of political... More
1967 - 1967
Army Good Conduct Medal
Devices : Army GCM 2nd 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
2nd award per coffelt
1966
Service from 1962

 
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