Meyerkord, Harold Dale, LT Fallen
 
 Service Photo   Service Details
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Last Rank
Lieutenant
Last Primary Designator/NEC
110X-Unrestricted Line Officer - not qualified or in training for any specialty
Last Rating/NEC Group
Officer
Last Duty Station
1965-1965, 111X, CINCPACFLT/ COMPACFLT
Service Years
1960 - 1965
Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Order of the Golden Dragon
Lieutenant Lieutenant

 Last Photo   Personal Details 

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Home State
Missouri
Missouri
Year of Birth
1937
 
Casualty Info
Home Town
St. Louis
Last Address
St. Louis, Missouri

Casualty Date
Mar 16, 1965
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Vietnam
Conflict
Operation Game Warden
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Panel 01E Line 096

 Official Badges 




 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal Order of the Golden Dragon Vietnam Combat Craft Crewmember Badge

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 Ribbon Bar

Officer in Charge (Small Craft) Badge
Craftsmaster

 
 Duty Stations
Naval Reserve Forces CommandLeadership Schools/Officer Candidate School (OCS) (Student)	USS Los Angeles (CA-135)USS Duncan (DD-874/DDR-874)
FASOTRAGRULANT/SERE Training UnitMilitary Assistance Command Vietnam  (MACV)/Naval Advisory Group VietnamCommander Naval Forces Vietnam (COMNAVFORV)CINCPACFLT/ COMPACFLT
  1960-1960, 116X, Naval Reserve Forces Command
  1960-1961, 116X, Leadership Schools/Officer Candidate School (OCS) (Student)
  1961-1962, USS Los Angeles (CA-135)
  1962-1964, USS Duncan (DD-874/DDR-874)
  1964-1964, 111X, FASOTRAGRULANT/SERE Training Unit
  1964-1965, Military Assistance Command Vietnam (MACV)/Naval Advisory Group Vietnam
  1964-1965, 111X, Commander Naval Forces Vietnam (COMNAVFORV)
  1965-1965, 111X, CINCPACFLT/ COMPACFLT
 Colleges Attended 
University of Missouri-Saint Louis
  1956-1960, University of Missouri-Saint Louis
 Recruit Training - Trainee/Instructor
  1960, Officer Candidate School (Newport, RI), ?
 Combat and Operations History
  1962-1965 Vietnam War/Advisory Campaign 15 March 1962 to 7 March 1965 VSM Streamer
  1964-1965 Vietnam War
  1965-1965 Vietnam War/Advisory Campaign 15 March 1962 to 7 March 1965 VSM Streamer
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Senior Naval Advisor to the 23rd River Assault Group of the South Vietnamese Navy
   
Comments/Citation

Namesake of USS Meyerkord FF-1058 (formerly DE-1058). First ship named for Naval hero of Vietnam War to serve in Vietnam.

                     

         
 
   
 Military Association Memberships
Military Order of Foreign Wars of the United StatesPatrol Boat River Forces Veteran's AssociationSurface Navy AssociationMilitary Order of the Purple Heart
Veterans of the Vietnam War
  1961, Military Order of Foreign Wars of the United States
  1965, Patrol Boat River Forces Veteran's Association
  1965, Surface Navy Association
  1965, Military Order of the Purple Heart - Assoc. Page
  1965, Veterans of the Vietnam War
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