De Frank, Joseph, SP 4

Medical Department (Enlisted)
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Current Service Status
USA Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Specialist 4
Current/Last Service Branch
Current/Last Primary MOS
91B10-Combat Medic
Current/Last MOS Group
Medical Department (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 91B10, 198th Light Infantry Brigade
Service Years
1966 - 1968
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate
Golden Dragon Certificate
Voice Edition

Specialist 4

One Overseas Service Bar

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord 23rd Infantry Division (Americal)

 Unofficial Badges 

Medical Shoulder Cord

 Military Association Memberships
Chapter 5Americal Division Veterans Association Chapter 700ATWS Unit Historian
Chapter 1002
  1969, Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Chapter 5 (Executive Director) (Bayonne, New Jersey) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2005, Americal Division Veterans Association [Verified]1
  2013, Military Order of the Purple Heart, Chapter 700 (Recorder) (Washington, New Jersey) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2014, ATWS Unit Historian [Verified]
  2015, Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA), Chapter 1002 (Member) (Stanhope, New Jersey) [Verified] - Chap. Page

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:
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 Remembrance Profiles -  5 Soldiers Remembered
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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Medical 1st Award

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1966, 2nd Battalion, 13th Armored Regiment, 1st Armored Division (Fort Hood, TX)
  1966, 1st Armored Division (Fort Hood, TX), B5
 Unit Assignments
U.S. Army23rd Infantry Division (Americal)1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment198th Light Infantry Brigade
  1967-1967, 91B10, US Army Medical Training Center (Student) Fort Sam Houston, TX
  1967-1967, 91B10, 23rd Infantry Division (Americal)
  1967-1967, 91B10, 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment
  1967-1967, 91B10, 198th Light Infantry Brigade
  1967-1968, 198th Light Infantry Brigade
  1967-1968, 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment/B Company
  1967-1968, 23rd Infantry Division (Americal)
  1967-1968, 91B10, 198th Light Infantry Brigade
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)4
 Reflections on Service
Please describe who or what influenced your decision to join the Army?
Whether you were in the service for several years or as a career, please describe the direction or path you took. What was your reason for leaving?
If you participated in any military operations, including combat, humanitarian and peacekeeping operations, please describe those which were the most significant to you and, if life-changing, in what way.
Of all your duty stations or assignments, which one do you have fondest memories of and why? Which one was your least favorite?
From your entire service, including combat, describe the personal memories which have impacted you most?
What achievement(s) are you most proud of from your military career? If you received any medals, awards, formal presentations or qualification badges for significant achievement or valor, please describe how these were earned.
Of all the medals, awards, formal presentations and qualification badges you received, or any other memorabilia, please describe those which are the most meaningful to you and why?
Which individual(s) from your time in the military stand out as having the most positive impact on you and why?
Please recount the names of friends you served with, at which location, and what you remember most about them. Indicate those you are already in touch with and those you would like to make contact with.
Can you recount a particular incident from your service which may or may not have been funny at the time, but still makes you laugh?
What profession did you follow after your military service and what are you doing now? If you are currently serving, what is your present occupational specialty?
What military associations are you a member of, if any? What specific benefits do you derive from your memberships?
In what ways has serving in the military influenced the way you have approached your life and your career? What do you miss most about your time in the service?
Based on your own experiences, what advice would you give to those who have recently joined the Army?
In what ways has helped you remember your military service and the friends you served with.
 Colleges Attended 
Saint Peter's College
  1962-1966, Saint Peter's College
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