Friday, Leland, BM2

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Last Primary NEC
BM-0107-Minesweeping Boatswain's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Boatswain's Mate
Primary Unit
1969-1971, BM-0000, Dam Neck Annex, NAS Oceana, VA
Service Years
1962 - 1974
BM-Boatswain's Mate
Three Hash Marks

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Home State
Oklahoma
Oklahoma
Year of Birth
1941
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by Steven Loomis (SaigonShipyard), IC3 to remember Friday, Leland (Lee), BM2.

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Contact Info
Home Town
Oklahoma City, OK
Last Address
Oklahoma City, OK

Date of Passing
Apr 29, 2014
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
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 Official Badges 

Assault Boat Coxswain


 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge Order of the Golden Dragon Vietnam Combat Craft Crewmember Badge Mobile Riverine Forces Mekong Delta




 Military Association Memberships
Post 84
  1970, American Legion, Post 84 (Arapahoe, Wyoming) [Verified]1 - Chap. Page


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

BM2 LELAND "Lee" FRIDAY

Class of 1962, CHILOCCO INDIAN SCHOOL in Oklahoma. A Navy Veteran, Leland served on minesweepers in the Mekong Delta during the Viet-Nam War. Lee served during five campaigns:
1966-1967    Vietnam War/Vietnamese Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign  
1967-1968    Vietnam War/Vietnamese Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign      
1968-1968    Vietnam War/Vietnamese Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign      
1968-1968    Vietnam War/Vietnamese Counteroffensive Phase V Campaign  
1968-1969    Vietnam War/Vietnamese Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign  

 
Artisan: Leland Friday. (Lee Friday - Arapaho Silversmith).
Tribal Affiliation: Northern Arapaho (Arapahoe, Wyoming).
Origin: Native American/Oklahoma.
Artist Material: Sterling Silver and Enamel.
 
   
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 Tributes from Members  
RVN Sterling Pins posted by Loomis, Steven (SaigonShipyard), IC3 2971  
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Petty Officer in Charge (Small Craft) Badge

 
 Duty Stations
Advancement Schools and CoursesMine Division 113, USN River Patrol Force - Task Force 116 (TF-116)USN Mobile Riverine Force Task Force-117 (TF-117)NAS Oceana, VA
  1966-1966, BM-0107, Minesweeping Boatswain Mate Course
  1967-1968, Mine Division 113, USN River Patrol Force - Task Force 116 (TF-116)
  1968-1969, BM-90IE, USN Mobile Riverine Force Task Force-117 (TF-117)
  1969-1971, BM-0000, Dam Neck Annex, NAS Oceana, VA
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1966-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase II Campaign (66-67)
  1967-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (67-68)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (68)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase V Campaign (68)
  1968-1969 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (68-69)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Apr 29, 2014, Leland Friday6
  Aug 31, 2014, SALUTE, to my friend4
  Sep 01, 2014, General Photos8
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