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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Command Sergeant Major
Service Years
1952 - 1982
MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Home State
Puerto Rico
Command Sergeant Major

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

Rifle
Small Bore Rifle

Location
Puerto Rico
Plot Coordinates
Vieques Cenetery
Location of Interment
Cementerio Municipal - De Vieques, Puerto Rico
Mar 27, 2007
Service to 1982
Army Good Conduct Medal
Devices : Army GCM 7th 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
Comments Pending
1982
193rd Infantry Brigade/HHC
193rd Infantry Brigade/HHC
Rank
Command Sergeant Major
Location
Fort Shermasn - NCO Acad - Panama
MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Comments
Comments Pending
Command Sergeant Major
1978 - 1982
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
Acting CSM of 9th Bn, 2d Basic Traing Brigade at Fort Jackson from 17 Feb 1976 to 1 June 1978.
1978
Army Garrison Fort Jackson, SC
Army Garrison Fort Jackson, SC
Rank
Command Sergeant Major
Location
Fort Jackson - South Carolina
MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Comments
Comments Pending
Command Sergeant Major
1976 - 1978
Airborne School
Airborne School
Rank
First Sergeant
Location
Fort Benning - Georgia
Comments
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First Sergeant
1974 - 1976
US Army Sergeants Major Academy (USASMA) Course, Fort Bliss, TX
US Army Sergeants Major Academy (USASMA) Course, Fort Bliss, TX
Rank
Master Sergeant
Location
Fort Bliss - Texas
MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Comments
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Master Sergeant
1973 - 1973
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
For service from 17 Feb 1972 - 31 May 1973 as First Sergeant of Co B, 1st Bn, 3d Basic Combat Traing Brigade, Fort Dix, NJ.
1973
HHC, HQ Army Training Center (Staff) Fort Dix, NJ
HHC, HQ Army Training Center (Staff) Fort Dix, NJ
Rank
First Sergeant
Location
Fort Dix - New Jersey
Comments
Comments Pending
First Sergeant
1972 - 1973
1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment /B Company
1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment /B Company
Rank
First Sergeant
Location
Co B, 1st Bn, 327th (Airborne) - Vietnam
MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Comments
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First Sergeant
1971 - 1972
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
Comments Pending
1972
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
Comments Pending
1972
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
Comments Pending
1972
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
Comments Pending
1972
Vietnam War/Consolidation II Campaign (1971-72)
Description
This campaign was from 1 December 1971 to 29 March 1972.. The U.S. continued to reduce its ground presence in South Vietnam during late 1971 and early 1972, but American air attacks increased while bo... More
1971 - 1972
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
Comments Pending
1971
Vietnam War/Consolidation I Campaign (1971)
Description
 This campaign was from 1 July to 30 November 1971. This period witnessed additional progress in the Vietnamization program which included turning over the ground war to South Vietnam, sustaining the ... More
1971 - 1971
Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VII Campaign (1970-71)
Description
This campaign was from 1 Jul 1970 to 30 June 1971. Fighting continued in Cambodia during early February before and after South Vietnam began its U.S.-aided drive in Laos, Lam Son 719, the most signifi... More
1970 - 1971
Army Garrison Fort Jackson, SC
Army Garrison Fort Jackson, SC
Rank
Sergeant First Class
Location
Fort Jackson - South Carolina
MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Comments
Comments Pending
Sergeant First Class
1969 - 1971
1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment/D Company
1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment/D Company
Rank
Sergeant First Class
Location
Company D - Vietnam
MOS
11G50-Infantry Senior Sergeant
Comments
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Sergeant First Class
1968 - 1969
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
Co D, !st Bn, 22d Inf, 4th Inf Div May 1968 - May 1969
1969
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
Wounded in action on 5 April 1969
1969
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
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
Comments Pending
1969
Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm Individual Citation
Criteria
Awarded by the Vietnam Government to military personnel who have accomplished deeds of valor or displayed heroic conduct while fighting the enemy and have been cited individually at the regiment, brig... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1969
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
For Service with 1/22 frm 1968 - 1969
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
Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (1968-69)
Description
This campaign was from 2 November 1968 to 22 February 1969. In November 1968 the South Vietnam government with American support began a concentrated effort to expand security in the countryside. This ... More
1968 - 1969
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
Wounded in action on 23 September 1968
1968
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
For service at Fort Campbell, KY from 1 October 1966 - 8 March 1968 as Senior Drill Instructor Comany B, 3d Bn.
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
Fighting in the Provincial Captial of Kontum during TET.
1968
Vietnam Gallantry Cross with gold star Individual Citation
Criteria
Awarded by the Vietnam Government to military personnel who have accomplished deeds of valor or displayed heroic conduct while fighting the enemy and have been cited individually at the regiment, brig... More
Comments
Comments Pending
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
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
HHC, 1st Training Brigade (Cadre) Fort Jackson, NC
HHC, 1st Training Brigade (Cadre) Fort Jackson, NC
Rank
Sergeant First Class
Location
Fort Campbell - Kentucky
MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Comments
Comments Pending
Sergeant First Class
1966 - 1968
1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment
1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment
Rank
Staff Sergeant
Location
EURA - Germany
MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Comments
Comments Pending
Staff Sergeant
1965 - 1966
Drill Sergeant School
Drill Sergeant School
Rank
Staff Sergeant
Location
Fort McClellan - Alabama
MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Comments
Comments Pending
Staff Sergeant
1963 - 1966
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
For Service as Supply Sergeant, Co B, 11th Bn, 3d Training Brigade, Fort Jackson, SC from 19 Dec 1963 - 9 April 1965.
1965
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
1965
1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment
1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment
Rank
Sergeant
Location
EURA - Germany
MOS
1745-Rifle Platoon or Squad Leader
Comments
Comments Pending
Sergeant
1959 - 1961
2nd Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division
2nd Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division
Rank
Sergeant
Location
Fort Leonardwood - Missouri
MOS
1745-Rifle Platoon or Squad Leader
Comments
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Sergeant
1959 - 1961
Army NCO Professional Development Ribbon
Criteria
The NCO Professional Development Ribbon is awarded to all enlisted members of the Army to include the Reserve Components (Army National Guard and Army Reserve), for successful completion of designated... More
Description
Description Pending
1960
Army Overseas Service Ribbon
Criteria
The Overseas Service Ribbon is awarded to all active members of the Army, the Army National Guard, and to Army Reservists who are credited with a normal overseas tour completed since August 1, 1981 (p... More
Description
Description Pending
1959
1st Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment/HHC
1st Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment/HHC
Rank
Corporal
Location
Fort Benning - Georgia
MOS
4745-Light Weapons Infantryman
Comments
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Corporal
1956 - 1959
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
Comments Pending
1956
ARNG, Puerto Rico
ARNG, Puerto Rico
Rank
Private First Class
Location
Fort Bucannon - Puerto Rico
MOS
111.10-Infantryman
Comments
Comments Pending
Private First Class
1952 - 1956
United Nations Service Medal (Korea)
Criteria
The United Nations Korean Medal was generally awarded for any period of service while assigned as a member of the Armed Forces dispatched to Korea or adjacent areas for service on behalf of the United... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1954
3rd Infantry Division
3rd Infantry Division
Rank
Private First Class
MOS
4745-Rifleman
Comments
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Private First Class
1952 - 1953
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
62nd combat engineer bth 1952-1953
1953
Korea Service Medal
Criteria
The Korean Service Medal was awarded for service between the outbreak of hostilities (June 25, 1950) and the date the armistice was signed (July 27, 1953); Been on permanent assignment or on temporary... More
Comments
Summer - Fall 1952
1953
Korea Service Medal
Criteria
The Korean Service Medal was awarded for service between the outbreak of hostilities (June 25, 1950) and the date the armistice was signed (July 27, 1953); Been on permanent assignment or on temporary... More
Comments
Winter 1953
1953
Army Overseas Service Ribbon
Criteria
The Overseas Service Ribbon is awarded to all active members of the Army, the Army National Guard, and to Army Reservists who are credited with a normal overseas tour completed since August 1, 1981 (p... More
Description
Description Pending
1953
Korean War/Third Korean Winter (1952-53)
Description
Third Korean Winter, 1 December 1952 - 30 April 1953. Meanwhile the armistice talks had stalled. Discord over several issues, but principally the exchange of prisoners of war, had prevented a
... More
1952 - 1953
2nd Battalion, 4th Training Brigade (Fort Leonard Wood, MO), 0000
School
2nd Battalion, 4th Training Brigade (Fort Leonard Wood, MO)
Company
0000
1952
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
1952
Korea Service Medal
Criteria
The Korean Service Medal was awarded for service between the outbreak of hostilities (June 25, 1950) and the date the armistice was signed (July 27, 1953); Been on permanent assignment or on temporary... More
Comments
Third Winter
1952
Army Service Ribbon
Criteria
The Army Service Ribbon is awarded to members of the Regular Army, National Guard, or Army Reserve for successful completion of initial entry training. In the case of personnel who receive a Military ... More
Description
Description Pending
1952
Army Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon
Criteria
The Army Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon is awarded to all members of the U.S. Army Reserve Components (Army National Guard and Army Reserve) for successful completion of Annual Training o... More
Description
Description Pending
1952
Korean Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation is a military unit award issued by the government of South Korea to both South Korean and foreign military units.
Description
Description Pending
1952
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
Criteria
Criteria for award of the Republic of Korea Korean War Service Medal (ROK KWSM) have been established by the ROK government. To qualify for the medal, the veteran must have: Served between the outbrea... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1952
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
Criteria
Criteria for award of the Republic of Korea Korean War Service Medal (ROK KWSM) have been established by the ROK government. To qualify for the medal, the veteran must have: Served between the outbrea... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1952
Korean War/Korea, Summer-Fall 1952
Description
In May the enemy became bolder, increasing his probing attacks and patrols, intensifying his artillery fire, and aggressively interrupting U.N. patrols. In May 1952 an estimated total of 102,000 artil... More
1952 - 1952
Service from 1952

 
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