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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Service Years
1962 - 1968
MOS
11B40-Infantry Platoon Sergeant
Home State
Georgia
Staff Sergeant

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

Rifle
Parachutist (Basic)
Auto Rifle

Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Thua Thien (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Green Acres Cemetery - Columbus, Georgia
Wall Coordinates
49E 014
Apr 10, 1968
Service to 1968
1st Battalion, 505th Infantry Regiment (Airborne)/A Company
1st Battalion, 505th Infantry Regiment (Airborne)/A Company
Rank
Staff Sergeant
MOS
11B40-Infantry Platoon Sergeant
Comments
Comments Pending
Staff Sergeant
1968 - 1968
82nd Airborne Division
82nd Airborne Division
Rank
Staff Sergeant
MOS
11B40-Infantry Platoon Sergeant
Comments
Comments Pending
Staff Sergeant
1968 - 1968
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
PEr FOIA Docs in Coffelt
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
PEr FOIA Docs in Coffelt
1968
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
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
PEr FOIA Docs in Coffelt
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
PEr FOIA Docs in Coffelt
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
PEr FOIA Docs in Coffelt
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
PEr FOIA Docs in Coffelt
1968
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
Description Pending
1968
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
1968
Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)
Description
This campaign was from 2 April to 30 June 1968. During this period friendly forces conducted a number of battalion-size attritional operations against the enemy.

Operations PEGASUS-Lam Son 207 reliev
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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
4th Battalion, 1st Training Brigade (Fort Bliss, TX), A
School
4th Battalion, 1st Training Brigade (Fort Bliss, TX)
Company
A
1962
398th Regiment, 100th Division (Training) (Fort Chaffee, AR), K
School
398th Regiment, 100th Division (Training) (Fort Chaffee, AR)
Company
K
1962
Army Good Conduct Medal
Devices : Army GCM 3rd Award
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
Per FOIA Docs in Coffelt, 3rd award at death. Had earned two already
1962
Service from 1962

 
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