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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Service Years
1982 - 2001
NEC
EN-0000-Engineman
Home State
Mississippi
EN-Engineman
Surface Warfare Enlisted Badge


Cause
Non Hostile- Body Not Recovered
Reason
Drowned, Suffocated
Location
Persian Gulf
Conflict
Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF)
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall Coordinates
Section MF, Site 45-5 (memorial)
Nov 18, 2001
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
Description
The Iraq War was an armed conflict in Iraq that consisted of two phases. The first was an invasion of Iraq starting on March 20, 2003 by an invasion force led by the United States, United Kingdom, Aus... More
Memories
PETERSON departed Norfolk, VA, on September 19, 2001, as part of the USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71)... More
2003 - 2010
Service to 2001
National Defense Service Medal (2001-Present))
Criteria
The National Defense Service Medal is awarded for honorable active service as a member of the Armed Forces during the Korean War, Vietnam War, the war against Iraq in the Persian Gulf, and for service... More
Description
Description Pending
2001
Global War on Terrorism (Expeditionary)
Criteria
Individuals authorized the award of this medal must have been deployed abroad for service in the Global War on Terrorism operations on or after September 11, 2001, and to a future date to be determine... More
Description
Awarded to Soldiers/Sailors in a deployed status who have served in military expeditions to combat terrorism since 11 September 2001

Soldiers/Sailors cannot be awarded the GWOTSM and/or Armed Forces Ex... 
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2001
Global War on Terrorism (Service)
Criteria
Individuals authorized the award of this medal must have participated in or served in support of Global War on Terrorism operations on or after September 11, 2001 and to a future date to be determined... More
Description
Iraq Campaign Medal

Global War on Terrorism
Service Medal (GWOTSM)

Awarded to Soldiers/Sailors who have served in military operations to combat terrorism since 11 September 2001

Automatically eligible if ... 
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2001
Liberation of Afghanistan (2001)
Description
On October 7, 2001 with the beginning of punishing aerial bombardments, missile attacks and special forces commando missions against the Taliban and bin Laden's forces by the United States and the Uni... More
Memories
Navy Engineman 1st Class Vincent Parker, 38.

Navy, USS Peterson, Norfolk Naval Station, Va.

Preston, M



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2001 - 2001
USS Peterson (DD-969)
USS Peterson (DD-969)
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
NEC
EN-4313-Outboard Engine Mechanic
Comments
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EN-Engineman
2000 - 2001
Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC)
Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC)
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
NEC
EN-4313-Outboard Engine Mechanic
Comments
Comments Pending
EN-Engineman
2000 - 2001
Navy Good Conduct Medal
Criteria
The Navy Good Conduct Medal (NGCM) is a decoration presented by the United States Navy to recognize members who have completed three years of honorable service. Medals awarded before January 1, 1996 r... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1999
Navy Good Conduct Medal
Criteria
The Navy Good Conduct Medal (NGCM) is a decoration presented by the United States Navy to recognize members who have completed three years of honorable service. Medals awarded before January 1, 1996 r... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1996
Navy Good Conduct Medal
Criteria
The Navy Good Conduct Medal (NGCM) is a decoration presented by the United States Navy to recognize members who have completed three years of honorable service. Medals awarded before January 1, 1996 r... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1992
National Defense Service Medal (2001-Present))
Criteria
The National Defense Service Medal is awarded for honorable active service as a member of the Armed Forces during the Korean War, Vietnam War, the war against Iraq in the Persian Gulf, and for service... More
Description
Description Pending
1990
Navy Good Conduct Medal
Criteria
The Navy Good Conduct Medal (NGCM) is a decoration presented by the United States Navy to recognize members who have completed three years of honorable service. Medals awarded before January 1, 1996 r... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1986
Service from 1982

 
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