Lyons, Larry Jerome, SSG

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Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Engineer Corps
Last Primary MOS
62E40-Heavy Construction Equipment Operator
Last MOS Group
Engineer Corps (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 62E40, C Company, 87th Engineer Battalion
Service Years
1959 - 1968

Staff Sergeant


Two Service Stripes



Three Overseas Service Bars


 Last Photo   Personal Details 

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Home State
Tennessee
Tennessee
Year of Birth
1941
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Johnson City
Last Address
Johnson City, TN

Casualty Date
Apr 06, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Location
Tuyen Duc (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Roselawn Memorial Park - Johnson City, Tennessee
Wall/Plot Coordinates
48E 029


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 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1982, Vietnam Veterans Memorial1 - Assoc. Page
  2010, The National Gold Star Family Registry


 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1959, 1st Battalion, 1st Training Regiment (BCT) (Fort Jackson, SC)
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US Army Materiel Command (AMC)87th Engineer Battalion18th Engineer Brigade
  1962-1963, 626.1, Polar Research and Development Command, US Army Materiel Command (AMC)
  1967-1968, 62E40, C Company, 87th Engineer Battalion
  1967-1968, 62E40, 18th Engineer Brigade
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (1968)
 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1982, Vietnam Veterans Memorial1 - Assoc. Page
  2010, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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Reflections on SSG Lyons's US Army Service
 
 Reflections On My Service
 
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?
Corps of Engineers
62E20 Heavy Construction Equipment Operator
62N40 Construction Equipment Foreman
IF YOU PARTICIPATED IN ANY MILITARY OPERATIONS, INCLUDING COMBAT, HUMANITARIAN AND PEACEKEEPING OPERATIONS, PLEASE DESCRIBE THOSE WHICH MADE A LASTING IMPACT ON YOU AND, IF LIFE-CHANGING, IN WHAT WAY?
Vietnam War 1967-1968
Vietnam Counteroffensive Phase III 1967-1968
TET Counteroffensive 1968
Vietnam Counteroffensive Phase IV 1968
OF ALL THE MEDALS, AWARDS, FORMAL PRESENTATIONS AND QUALIFICATION BADGES YOU RECEIVED, OR OTHER MEMORABILIA, WHICH ONE IS THE MOST MEANINGFUL TO YOU AND WHY?
Purple Heart Medal
Army Good Conduct Medal (2 Awards)
National Defense Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal W/ 3 Campaign Stars
Vietnam Campaign Medal W/ 60 Device
Meritorious Unit Commendation
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?
Killed in Action at Tuyen Duc Republic of Vietnam on April 6 1968

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