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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Captain
Service Years
1966 - 1970
MOS
1981-Rotary Wing Aviation Unit Commander
Home State
Virginia
Captain

Aviator Badge (Basic)


Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Quang Tri (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall Coordinates
11W 104/Section 10, Site 11138
May 05, 1970
Service to 1970
D Company, 158th Aviation Battalion
D Company, 158th Aviation Battalion
Rank
Captain
Location
Quang Tri - Vietnam
MOS
1981-Rotary Wing Aviation Unit Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain
1969 - 1970
1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division
1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division
Rank
Captain
Location
Quang Tri - Vietnam
MOS
1981-Rotary Wing Aviation Unit Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Captain
1969 - 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
Source derived from Coffelt Database.

SHOT DOWN 6 KM NORTH-NORTHEAST OF CON THIEN (HILL 158)
1970
Air Medal (Army/Air Force)
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
Source derived from Coffelt Database.
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
Source derived from Coffelt Database.

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.
Description
27 Feb 69-2 May 70 DAGO 48, 71; Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1965-1970
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
Streamer embroidered VIETNAM 1965-1973 (USARV & Subordinate Units)
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
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
Source derived from Coffelt Database.

Tet 69/Counteroffensive, 23 February - 8 June 1969
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
Source derived from Coffelt Database.

Summer-Fall 1969, 9 June - 31 October 1969
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
Source derived from Coffelt Database.

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
Source derived from Coffelt Database.
1969
Vietnam War/Tet 69 Counteroffensive Campaign
Description
This campaign was from  23 February to 8 June 1969. From Tet 1969 through the month of June, the enemy again tried to sustain an offensive. His inability to do so can be largely attributed to aggressi... More
1969 - 1969
Vietnam War/Summer-Fall 1969 Campaign
Description
This campaign was from 9 June to 31 October 1969. During the summer and fall of 1969, conduct of operations was increasingly turned over to Vietnamese, US troops withdrew in greater numbers amid reaff... More
1969 - 1969
Aviation School, Hunter AAF Staff Element
Aviation School, Hunter AAF Staff Element
Rank
Second Lieutenant
Location
Hunter Army Airfield - Georgia
MOS
1981-Rotary Wing Aviation Unit Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Second Lieutenant
1968 - 1968
Aviation Officer Rotary Wing Course
Aviation Officer Rotary Wing Course
Rank
Second Lieutenant
Location
Fort Wolters - Texas
MOS
1981-Rotary Wing Aviation Unit Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
Second Lieutenant
1967 - 1968
Officer Candidate School (Engineer) Fort Belvoir, VA
Officer Candidate School (Engineer) Fort Belvoir, VA
Rank
Officer Candidate
Location
Fort Belvoir - Virginia
MOS
1221-Combat Engineer Officer
Comments
Comments Pending
Officer Candidate
1967 - 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
1967
2nd Battalion, 3rd Training Brigade (Fort Ord, CA), C
School
2nd Battalion, 3rd Training Brigade (Fort Ord, CA)
Company
C
1966
Service from 1966

 
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