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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Fireman
Service Years
1966 - 1967
NEC
IC-0000-Interior Communications Electrician
Home State
Indiana
IC-Interior Communications Electrician


Location
Indiana
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Jun 08, 1967
Silver Star
Criteria
The Silver Star may be awarded to any person who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces of the United States, is cited for gallantry in action, against an enemy of the United States whil... More
Comments
The President of the United States takes pride in presenting the Silver Star Medal (Posthumously) to David Skolak (B501783), Fireman First Class, U.S. Navy, for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity i... More
1968
Service to 1967
USS Liberty (AGTR-5)
USS Liberty (AGTR-5)
Rank
Fireman
NEC
IC-0000-Interior Communications Electrician
Comments
Comments Pending
IC-Interior Communications Electrician
1967 - 1967
Purple Heart
Criteria
The Purple Heart may be awarded to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving under competent authority in any capacity with one of the Armed Forces, has been wounded, kill... More
Comments
KIA
1967
Navy Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft... More
Description
Description Pending
1967
USS Liberty Incident (Israel)
Description
The USS Liberty incident was an attack on a United States Navy technical research ship, USS Liberty, by Israeli Air Force jet fighter aircraft and Israeli Navy motor torpedo boats, on 8 June 1967, dur... More
1967 - 1967
SSC (Cadre/Staff) Great Lakes, ILL
SSC (Cadre/Staff) Great Lakes, ILL
Rank
Fireman
Comments
Comments Pending
1966 - 1967
(IC) Interior Communications Electrician A School
(IC) Interior Communications Electrician A School
Rank
Fireman
Comments
Comments Pending
1966 - 1967
Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)
School
Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)
1966
HQ, RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)
HQ, RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)
Rank
Fireman Apprentice
Comments
Comments Pending
1966 - 1966
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
1966
Service from 1966

 
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