Gaines, William, SSG

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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Adjutant General Corps
Last Primary MOS
71L10-Administrative Specialist
Last MOS Group
Adjutant General (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1977-1978, 71L10, 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division
Service Years
1957 - 1978
Foreign Language(s)
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate

Staff Sergeant

Seven Service Stripes

Six Overseas Service Bars

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Home State
Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
41087 S.E. Fallcreek rd
Estacada, Or 97230

Date of Passing
Oct 03, 2002
Location of Interment
Mount Zion Cemetery - Estacada, Oregon
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Army Military Police Infantry Shoulder Cord US Army Retired (Pre-2007)

 Unofficial Badges 

Airborne Military Police Cold War Medal Cold War Veteran

 Military Association Memberships
Veterans of the Vietnam War
  1979, Veterans of the Vietnam War

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
My father never told me much about his time in Vietnam. I would love to find someone that knew him.
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 Ribbon Bar

Senior Parachutist

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1957, 9th Battle Group, 3rd Training Brigade (Fort Ord, CA), B/4
 Unit Assignments
1st Airborne Battle Group, 187th Infantry24th Infantry Division/24th Military Police CompanySchool Assignments - Staff5th Army (Fifth Army)
Military Assistance Command Vietnam MACVArmy Garrison Fort Ord, CAArmy Garrison, Oakland Army Base, CAUS Army Vietnam (USARV)
Army Garrison Fort Dix, NJArmy Garrison, Army General Depot, NahbollenbachUS Military Community Activity (USMCA) Baumholder2nd Brigade, 8th Infantry Division
1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division
  1957-1959, 111.10, 1st Airborne Battle Group, 187th Infantry/B Company
  1959-1960, 4677, 24th Infantry Division/24th Military Police Company
  1961-1961, NCO Academy (Cadre) Fort Ord, CA
  1961-1963, 71L10, 5th Army (Fifth Army)
  1963-1965, HHC, Military Assistance Command Vietnam (MACV)
  1965-1966, 95B, Army Garrison Fort Ord, CA
  1969-1970, 71H20, Army Garrison, Oakland Army Base, CA/US Army Overseas Replacement Station
  1970-1971, US Army Vietnam (USARV)
  1972-1973, 71H10, Army Garrison Fort Dix, NJ/Personnel Control Facility, Fort Dix
  1973-1974, Army Garrison, Army General Depot, Nahbollenbach/HHC, Nahbollenbach Army Depot
  1974-1975, US Military Community Activity (USMCA) Baumholder/HHC
  1975-1977, 71H10, 2nd Brigade, 8th Infantry Division/HHC
  1977-1978, 71L10, 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1958-1958 Operation Bluebat (Lebanon)
  1964-1965 Vietnam War/Advisory Campaign (1962-65)
  1965-1965 Vietnam War/Defense Campaign (1965)
  1965-1966 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Campaign (1965-66)
  1968-1969 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (1968-69)2
  1971-1972 Vietnam War/Consolidation II Campaign (1971-72)
 Colleges Attended 
Kentucky State University
  1979-1982, Kentucky State University
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