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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Corporal
Service Years
1966 - 1968
MOS
95B10-Military Police
Home State
Ohio
Corporal

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

Parachutist (Basic)

Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Kontum (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Union Cemetery - Stuebenville, Ohio
Wall Coordinates
44E 065
Mar 16, 1968
Service to 1968
173rd Airborne Brigade
173rd Airborne Brigade
Rank
Corporal
MOS
95B10-Military Police
Comments
Comments Pending
Corporal
1967 - 1968
B Company, 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry (Airborne)
B Company, 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry (Airborne)
Rank
Corporal
MOS
95B10-Military Police
Comments
Comments Pending
Corporal
1967 - 1968
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
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
Army Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft... More
Description
Presidential Unit Citation 8 Nov 65, DAGO 40, 66; 6- 23 Nov 67 DAGO 5, 79, amended DAGO 42, 69
1968
Meritorious Unit Commendation
Criteria
The Meritorious Unit Commendation is awarded to units for exceptionally meritorious conduct in performance of outstanding services for at least six continuous months during a period of military operat... More
Description
Meritorious Unit Commendation 5 May 65-4 May 67, DAGO 48, 68
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 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
RVN Gallantry Cross w/Palm 5 May 65-26 Sep 70, DAGO 51, 71
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
Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
Description
This campaign was from 30 January to 1 April 1968. On 29 January 1968 the Allies began the Tet-lunar new year expecting the usual 36-hour peaceful holiday truce. Because of the threat of a large-scale... More
1968 - 1968
Service from 1966

 
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