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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Specialist 4
Service Years
1961 - 1965
MOS
11B20-Infantryman
Home State
Puerto Rico
Specialist 4

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

Rifle

Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Pleiku (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Puerto Rico National Cemetery - Bayamon, Puerto Rico
Wall Coordinates
03E 083/ Section F-378
Nov 17, 1965
Service to 1965
1st Cavalry Division
1st Cavalry Division
Rank
Specialist 4
MOS
11B20-Infantryman
Comments
Comments Pending
Specialist 4
1965 - 1965
A Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry
A Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry
Rank
Specialist 4
MOS
11B20-Infantryman
Comments
Comments Pending
Specialist 4
1965 - 1965
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
FOIA Docs in Photo Gallery
1965
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
1965
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 23 Oct-26 Nov 65, DAGO 40, 67; 25 Aug 66-4 Apr 67, DAGO 2, 73
1965
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
1965
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
1965
Vietnamese Military Merit Medal
Criteria
The Military Merit Medal is awarded or awarded posthumously to Non-Commissioned Officers (including Aspirants) and Enlisted Men in the Armed Forces, who have: Previously received citations at the Arme... More
Comments
FOIA Docs in Photo Gallery
1965
Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm Individual Citation
Criteria
Awarded by the Vietnam Government to military personnel who have accomplished deeds of valor or displayed heroic conduct while fighting the enemy and have been cited individually at the regiment, brig... More
Comments
FOIA Docs in Photo Gallery
1965
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 15-16 Nov 65, DAGO 21, 69, amended DAGO 46, 68
1965
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
1965
Vietnam War/Defense Campaign (1965)
Description
This campaign was 8 March to 24 December 1965. During this campaign the U.S. objective was to hold off the enemy while gaining time needed to build base camps and logistical facilities. The U.S. also ... More
1965 - 1965
Operation Silver Bayonet I - Battle of the Ia Drang
Description
Operation Silver Bayonet I (9 to 18 November) On 9 November, the 3rd Air Cavalry Brigade replaced the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade and conducted Operation Silver Bayonet I. Its mission was to set up target... More
1965 - 1965
12th Battalion, 3rd Training Brigade (Fort Jackson, SC), A
School
12th Battalion, 3rd Training Brigade (Fort Jackson, SC)
Company
A
1961
Service from 1961

 
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