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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Service Years
1969 - 1970
MOS
11B40-Infantry Platoon Sergeant
Home State
Oklahoma
Staff Sergeant

Combat Infantryman 1st Award


Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
Cambodia
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Resthaven Gardens Cemetery - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Wall Coordinates
10W 052
May 16, 1970
Service to 1970
25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
Rank
Staff Sergeant
Location
Province not reported - Cambodia
MOS
11B40-Infantry Platoon Sergeant
Comments
Comments Pending
Staff Sergeant
1969 - 1970
1st Battalion, 5th Infantry/B Company
1st Battalion, 5th Infantry/B Company
Rank
Staff Sergeant
Location
Province not reported - Cambodia
MOS
11B40-Infantry Platoon Sergeant
Comments
Comments Pending
Staff Sergeant
1969 - 1970
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
AWARDED FOR ACTIONS DURING Vietnam War
Service: Army
Battalion: 1st Battalion
Division: 25th Infantry Division

GENERAL ORDERS:

CITATION:
(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: The President of the United States of A... 
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1970
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
1970
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
COFFELT
1970
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
SNIPER FIRE JUST ACROSS CAMBODIAN BORDER 12 KM NORTHWEST OF KATUM, per COFFELT.
1970
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
Newsclipping
1970
Army Commendation Medal
Criteria
The Army Commendation Medal is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving in any capacity with the Army, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievement,... More
Comments
COFFELT
1970
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
Newsclipping
1970
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
Sanctuary Counteroffensive, 1 May - 30 June 1970
1970
Vietnamese Civic Action 1st Class
Criteria
The Republic of Vietnam Civil Actions Medal was awarded as an individual foreign award to some members of the United States Army.
Comments
1 Jan 66-21 Jan 70, DAGO 9, 79 amended DAGO 51, 71
1970
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 Sep 68-30 Sep 70, DAGO 5, 73
1970
Vietnam War/Sanctuary Counteroffensive Campaign (1970)
Description
This campaign was from 1 May to 30 June 1970. This campaign was mainly concerned with the Allied incursion into Cambodia, codenamed Operation ROCK CRUSHER. As American withdrawal from South Vietnam pr... More
1970 - 1970
Vietnam War/Winter-Spring 1970 Campaign
Description
This campaign was from 1 November 1969 to 30 April 1970. An increase in enemy-initiated attacks, at the highest level since 4-5 September signaled the start of the first phase of the Communist winter ... More
1969 - 1970
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
1969
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
Winter-Spring 1970, 1 November 1969 - 30 April 1970
1969
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
1969
Service from 1969

 
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