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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Specialist 4
Service Years
1967 - 1968
MOS
62B20-Construction Equipment Repairer
Home State
Mississippi
Specialist 4


Rifle

Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Location
Bien Hoa (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
New Hope Church of Christ Cemetery - Glen, Mississippi
Wall Coordinates
36E 028
Jan 31, 1968
Valorous Unit Award
Criteria
The Valorous Unit Award may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy of the United States; while engaged in military oper... More
Description
18 Nov 67-23 Feb 68, DAGO 39, 70; for TAY NINH PROVINCE
1970
Vietnam Civil Actions Unit Citation
Criteria
The unit citation of the Republic of Vietnam Civil Actions Medal was awarded certain units by the Vietnamese government for meritorious service during the period 1 March 1961 to 28 March 1974.
Description
3 Aug 67-9 Feb 70, DAGO 43, 70; for VIETNAM 1967-1970
1970
Service to 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
Killed in Action on Jan 31 1968 by Shrapnel from a 122 mm rocket.
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
Tet Counteroffensive, 30 January 1968 - 1 April 1968
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
Counteroffensive, Phase III, 1 June 1967 - 29 January 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
362nd Engineer Company
362nd Engineer Company
Rank
Specialist 4
MOS
62B20-Construction Equipment Repairer
Comments
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Specialist 4
1967 - 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
1967 - 1968
20th Engineer Brigade
20th Engineer Brigade
Rank
Specialist 4
Location
Bien Hoa Province - Vietnam
MOS
62B20-Construction Equipment Repairer
Comments
Comments Pending
Specialist 4
1967 - 1967
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
1 Jan-31 Aug 67, DAGO 48, 68; for VIETNAM 1967
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
Counteroffensive, Phase II, 1 July 1966 - 31 May 1967
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
Service from 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
1966 - 1967
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
1966

 
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