Hirst, Tom, SP 4

Medical Department (Enlisted)
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Current Service Status
USA Veteran
Current/Last Rank
Specialist 4
Current/Last Service Branch
Medical Corps
Current/Last Primary MOS
91A-Medical Corpsman
Current/Last MOS Group
Medical Department (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1970-1971, 91B10, 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment (Airmobile)1st Cavalry Division/C Company
Previously Held MOS
91B10-Combat Medic
Service Years
1969 - 1971
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Specialist 4

Two Overseas Service Bars

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Chapter 1088Chapter 11
  2014, Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA), Chapter 1088 (Member) (Florida) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  2014, Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Chapter 11 (Executive Director) (Clearwater, Florida) - Chap. Page

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Medical 1st Award

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
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  1969, Medical Basic Training for Conscientious Objectors (Fort Sam Houston, TX)
  1969, Medical Basic Training for Conscientious Objectors (Fort Sam Houston, TX), A/21
 Unit Assignments
U.S. Army1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment (Airmobile)1st Cavalry Division1st Air Cavalry Division (Airmobile) 1965-7215th Medical Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile)
  1969-1970, 91A, (91B) Combat Medic (Medical Specialist) Course, Fort Sam Houston, Tx
  1970-1970, 91A, 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment (Airmobile)1st Cavalry Division/C Company
  1970-1971, 91A, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division
  1970-1971, 91A, HQ and A Company, 15th Medical Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile)
  1970-1971, 91B10, 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment (Airmobile)1st Cavalry Division/C Company
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1970-1970 Vietnam War/Sanctuary Counteroffensive Campaign (1970)/Operation Toan Thang 42 / Rock Crusher
  1970-1971 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VII Campaign (1970-71)1
 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.
Was there a particular incident during your service when you believed you were in a situation you might not survive? Please describe what happened and what was the outcome.
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 TogetherWeServed.com helped you remember your military service and the friends you served with.
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