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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Major
Service Years
1949 - 1967
MOS
1981-Rotary Wing Aviation Unit Commander
Home State
Alabama
Major

Aviator Badge (Basic)


Cause
Non Hostile- Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Gia Dinh (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Memory Hill Cemetery - Dothan, Alabama
Wall Coordinates
24E 095/Garden of Devotion
Aug 09, 1967
Service to 1967
1st Aviation Brigade
1st Aviation Brigade
Rank
Major
Location
Gia Dinh - Vietnam
MOS
1981-Rotary Wing Aviation Unit Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Major
1967 - 1967
164th Aviation Group
164th Aviation Group
Rank
Major
Location
Gia Dinh - Vietnam
MOS
1981-Rotary Wing Aviation Unit Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Major
1967 - 1967
13th Aviation Battalion
13th Aviation Battalion
Rank
Major
Location
Gia Dinh - Vietnam
MOS
1981-Rotary Wing Aviation Unit Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Major
1967 - 1967
175th Aviation Company (AHC)
175th Aviation Company (AHC)
Rank
Major
Location
Gia Dinh - Vietnam
MOS
1981-Rotary Wing Aviation Unit Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Major
1967 - 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
COFFELT
1967
Air Medal (Pre -1968)
Criteria
The Air Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievement, or by meritorious service while partic... More
Comments
COFFELT
1967
Air Medal (Pre -1968)
Criteria
The Air Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievement, or by meritorious service while partic... More
Comments
Grave Marker
1967
Air Medal (Pre -1968)
Criteria
The Air Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievement, or by meritorious service while partic... More
Comments
Grave Marker
1967
Air Medal (Pre -1968)
Criteria
The Air Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievement, or by meritorious service while partic... More
Comments
Grave Marker
1967
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
Description 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
1 Mar 66-26 Mar 67, DAGO 22, 68
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
27 Mar 67-17 May 68, DAGO 46, 69, amended DAGO 21, 69
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
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
1967 - 1967
9th Infantry Division
9th Infantry Division
Rank
Major
Location
Fort Riley - Kansas
MOS
1981-Rotary Wing Aviation Unit Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Major
1966 - 1967
National Defense Service Medal (1961-1974)
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
1961
Army Good Conduct Medal
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
Comments Pending
1952
Korea Service Medal
Criteria
The Korean Service Medal was awarded for service between the outbreak of hostilities (June 25, 1950) and the date the armistice was signed (July 27, 1953); Been on permanent assignment or on temporary... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1952
Korean Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation is a military unit award issued by the government of South Korea to both South Korean and foreign military units.
Description
Description Pending
1952
United Nations Service Medal (Korea)
Criteria
The United Nations Korean Medal was generally awarded for any period of service while assigned as a member of the Armed Forces dispatched to Korea or adjacent areas for service on behalf of the United... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1952
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
Criteria
Criteria for award of the Republic of Korea Korean War Service Medal (ROK KWSM) have been established by the ROK government. To qualify for the medal, the veteran must have: Served between the outbrea... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1952
Korean War/Korea, Summer-Fall 1952
Description
In May the enemy became bolder, increasing his probing attacks and patrols, intensifying his artillery fire, and aggressively interrupting U.N. patrols. In May 1952 an estimated total of 102,000 artil... More
1952 - 1952
National Defense Service Medal (1950-1954)
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
1951
Service from 1949

 
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