If you have additional information and/or photographs to support this Remembrance Profile, or have a question, contact the Administrator HERE

   
27 kb
Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Sergeant First Class
Service Years
1960 - 1968
MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Home State
Oklahoma
Sergeant First Class

Combat Infantryman 1st Award


Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Hau Nghia (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Fort Sill Post Cemetery - Fort Sill, Oklahoma
Wall Coordinates
53W 042
Jul 08, 1968
Service to 1968
101st Airborne Division
101st Airborne Division
Rank
Sergeant First Class
MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Comments
Comments Pending
Sergeant First Class
1967 - 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
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
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
Description Pending
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 III Campaign (1967-68)
Description
This campaign was from 1 June 1967 to 29 January 1968.The conflict in South Vietnam remains basically unchanged. As Operation JUNCTION CITY ended, elements of the U.S. 1st and 25th Infantry Divisions,... More
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
SFC Bear was awarded the Silver Star Medal for "Gallantry in Action".
1967
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
SFC Bear was also awarded the Bronze Star Medcal with V Device and an Oak Leaf Cluster
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
SFC Bear was awarded the Purple Heart Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster; he was wounded by Sniper fire while on Patrol near the Cambodian Border on May 9, 1966.
1966
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
SFC Bear recieved the Good Conduct Medal with 2 Bronze Loops
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
SFC Bear also recieved the Vietnam Service Medal with 4 Bronze Service Stars.
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
SFC Bear recieved the Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm
1966
2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment
2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment
Rank
Sergeant First Class
Location
101st Airborne Division - United States
MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Comments
Comments Pending
Sergeant First Class
1965 - 1966
2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment
2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment
Rank
Sergeant First Class
Location
Vietnam - Vietnam
MOS
111.6-Infantry Squad Leader
Comments
Comments Pending
Sergeant First Class
1965 - 1966
Service from 1960

 
Copyright Togetherweserved.com Inc 2003-2011