Dexter, Herbert John, MAJ

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Last Rank
Major
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1964-1965, 1542, 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment
Service Years
1949 - 1965

Infantry


Special Forces

Ranger
Major



Two Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1932
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Decatur
Last Address
Decatur

Casualty Date
Sep 18, 1965
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Vietnam, South (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Camp Butler National Cemetery - Springfield, Illinois
Wall/Plot Coordinates
E-2, Line 86

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Infantry Shoulder Cord 101st Airbone Division Special Forces Group


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   1962-1964, 1542, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne)

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Unit
1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) Unit Page
Rank
Captain
MOS
1542-Infantry Unit Commander
Location
Not Specified
Country/State
Vietnam, South (Vietnam)
 
 
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 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) Details

1st Special Forces Group (Airborne)
Constituted 5 July 1942 in the Army of the United States as the 2d Company, 1st Battalion, First Regiment, 1st Special Service Force, a combined Canadian-American organization Activated 9 July 1942 at Fort William Henry Harrison, Montana Disbanded 6 January 1945 in France Reconstituted 15 April 1960 in the Regular Army; concurrently consolidated with Company B, 1st Ranger Infantry Battalion (activated 19 June 1942), and consolidated unit redesignated as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Special Forces Group, 1st Special Forces Consolidated 30 September 1960 with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Special Forces Group (constituted 14 June 1957 in the Regular Army and activated 24 June 1957 in Japan), and consolidated unit designated as Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Special Forces Group, 1st Special Forces (organic units concurrently constituted and activated 4 October 1960) Group inactivated 30 June 1974 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina Activated 1 September 1984 at Fort Lewis, Washington (Former Company B, 1st Ranger Infantry Battalion, withdrawn 3 February 1986, consolidated with Company N, 75th Infantry, and consolidated unit redesignated as Company N, 75th Ranger Regiment , hereafter separate lineage) Redesignated 1 October 2005 as the 1st Special Forces Group, 1st Special Forces Regiment CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT World War II *Aleutian Islands *Naples-Foggia *Anzio *Rome-Arno *Southern France (with arrowhead) *Rhineland 1st Special Forces Battalion additionally entitled to: War on Terrorism Global War on Terrorism 2d Special Forces Battalion additionally entitled to: War on Terrorism Campaigns to be determined DECORATIONS *Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered PACIFIC AREA 1972-1973 *Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered ASIA 2002 *Philippine Presidential Unit Citation, Streamer embroidered JULY-AUGUST 1972 Company C, 1st Special Forces Battalion, additionally entitled to: Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN IRAQ 2007 Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered CENTRAL IRAQ 2008-2009 Company C, 2d Special Forces Battalion, additionally entitled to: Valorous Unit Award, Streamer embroidered CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN IRAQ 2007
Type
Ground Unit
Existing/Disbanded
Existing
Parent Unit
Special Forces Units
Strength
Group
Created/Owned By
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Last Updated: Apr 13, 2010
   
   
My Photos For This Unit
SFODA 232 RVN 1963
98 Members Also There at Same Time
1st Special Forces Group (Airborne)

Burns, Hugh, LTC, (1946-1969) IN 1542 Major
Firth, John G., LTC, (1944-1970) IN 1542 Major
Durrwachter, Herman Karl, CPT, (1947-1962) IN 1542 Captain
Sylvester, Bill, MAJ, (1962-1985) IN 1542 Captain
Towery, Herman Turner, CPT, (1953-1964) IN 1542 Captain
Terry, Frederick Garside, MAJ, (1960-1968) IN 1542 First Lieutenant
Brodt, James Henry, CPT, (1955-1963) IN 11A Captain
Cordell, Terry Denver, CPT, (1957-1962) IN 11A Captain
Kiernan, Thomas, COL, (1960-1989) JA 27A Colonel
De la Pena, Miquel, LTC, (1942-1967) MI 9300 Major
Harriman, Alan Bates, CPT, (1961-1964) CA 9305 Captain
Youree, James Frank, LTC, (1952-1984) AG 2110 Captain
Hillis, Charles, CSM, (1948-1978) AG 00D Sergeant Major
Payne, Paul Charles, SGM, (1943-1967) IN 11Z50 Sergeant Major
Hillis, Charles, CSM, (1948-1978) OD 63Z.50 First Sergeant
Brown, Lewis E., CSM, (1943-1976) IN 11Z50 Master Sergeant
Hendricks, Gilbert, SGM, (1948-1968) IN 11F10 Master Sergeant
Reynolds, Donald M., MSG, (1941-1963) QM 1620 Master Sergeant
Williamson, Fred R, MSG, (1948-1968) IN 11F40 Master Sergeant
Alvarado, Jose, SFC, (1962-1965) IN 112.10 Sergeant First Class
Benzel, Richard Dale, SFC, (1950-1962) EN 12B10 Sergeant First Class
Brockman, Verndean Arthur, SFC, (1952-1963) IN 11B10 Sergeant First Class
Combs, Alfred Henry, SFC, (1951-1965) IN 11B10 Sergeant First Class
Dean, William Mearl, SFC, (1952-1964) IN 11F10 Sergeant First Class
Everhart, William Joseph, SFC, (1949-1963) IN 11F10 Sergeant First Class
Gray, Jesse Alexander, SFC, (1948-1964) IN 11F10 Sergeant First Class
Manley, Jack Robert, CSM, (1950-1981) IN 11B10 Sergeant First Class
Newman, Bobby A., CW4, (1951-1985) IN 11F40 Sergeant First Class
Sansone, Dominick, SFC, (1950-1964) IN 11B10 Sergeant First Class
Shumate, Walter Lee, SGM, (1952-1982) IN 11B20 Sergeant First Class
West, Donald Frederick, SGM, (1947-1971) IN 11B10 Sergeant First Class
Wilson, Burrell Andrew, Jr., MSG, (1955-1976) IN 11B10 Sergeant First Class
Lied, John, SFC, (1952-1975) SC 05B10 Staff Sergeant
MacDougall, Edward H., MSG, (1943-1973) IN 11B10 Staff Sergeant
McKitrick, Michael, SSG, (1961-1974) MD 91B10 Staff Sergeant
Plank, Gerald Allen, SFC, (1966-1975) IN 11B10 Staff Sergeant
Slaughter, Charles Kenneth, SGM, (1955-1976) IN 11C20 Staff Sergeant
Tabata, Ernest K., CSM, (1946-1981) EN 12B10 Staff Sergeant
Alderman, Joe, MSG, (1958-1980) IN 11B20 Sergeant
Anson, James, SGT, (1959-1968) SC 1766 Sergeant
Apperson, Gerald Franklin, SFC, (1954-1969) SC 05B Sergeant
Brown, Earl Frederick, SSG, (1958-1966) EN 12B10 Sergeant
Emert, Tommie D., SGT, (1960-1964) MD 91B10 Sergeant
Green, Donald, MAJ, (1961-1992) SC 05B Sergeant
Kendra, John, SSG, (1961-1966) SC 05B Sergeant
Pace, Giles, SSG, (1961-1972) IN 111.10 Sergeant
Stevens, Lowell Wesley, Sr., MSG, (1959-1980) IN 112.10 Sergeant
Zieba, James, MAJ, (1957-1978) SC 05B10 Sergeant
Bonner, Jack Lee, 1SG, (1953-1974) IN 11B10 Corporal
Bass, William Welton, SFC, (1949-1972) MD 91S Specialist 5
Evans, Robert L., SP 5, (1954-1964) MD 91A Specialist 5
Gabriel, James, SP 5, (1958-1962) IN 11C20 Specialist 5
Sadler, Barry, SSG, (1958-1967) MD 91B10 Specialist 5
Smith, Billy Morrison, SP 5, (1958-1964) MD 91B10 Specialist 5
Brown, Robert Dennis, SP 4, (1962-1965) MD 91B10 Specialist 4
Hadley, Gerald, SP 4, (1961-1964) MD 91A Specialist 4
Moran, Jim, SP 4, (1962-1964) MI 05D4S Specialist 4
Pudney, Don, SP 4, (1963-1965) SC 05B Specialist 4
Taylor, Rodney, SP 4, (1962-1965) SC 05B Specialist 4

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