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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Service Years
1965 - 1966
MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Home State
New York
First Lieutenant

Combat Infantryman 1st Award


Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Tay Ninh (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Cemetery of the Evergreens - New Lebanon, New York
Wall Coordinates
12E 085
Nov 18, 1966
Service to 1966
1st Battalion, 18th Infantry /HHC
1st Battalion, 18th Infantry /HHC
Rank
First Lieutenant
Location
Tay Ninh - Tay Ninh
MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Comments
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First Lieutenant
1965 - 1966
1st Infantry Division
1st Infantry Division
Rank
First Lieutenant
Location
Tay Ninh - Tay Ninh
MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Comments
Comments Pending
First Lieutenant
1965 - 1966
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
coffelt
1966
New York Conspicuous Service Cross
Criteria
Awarded to any current New York State citizen or person who was a New York State citizen while serving on federal active duty; whose entire service was honorable subsequent to the time of receipt of t... More
Comments
ancestry
1966
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
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
coffelt
1966
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
12 Jul 65-7 Apr 70, DAGO 53, 70
1966
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
12 Jul 65-16 Oct 68, DAGO 21, 69; 15 Sep 69-Feb 70, DAGO 2, 71
1966
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
1966
Operation Attleboro
Description
Operation Attleboro (September 14–November 24, 1966) was a search and destroy operation by the 196th Light Infantry Brigade. The operation was named after Attleboro, Massachusetts, where the brigade h... More
1966 - 1966
Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Campaign (1965-66)
Description
This campaign was from 25 December 1965 to 30 June 1966. United States operations after 1 July 1966 were a continuation of the earlier counteroffensive campaign. Recognizing the interdependence of pol... More
1965 - 1966
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
coffelt
1965
Service from 1965

 
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