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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Service Years
1950 - 1969
NEC
HM-8425-Surface Force Independent Duty Corpsman
Home State
Georgia
HM-Hospital Corpsman


Location
Georgia
Jun 03, 1969
Yankee Station, North Vietnam
Description
Yankee Station was a point in the Gulf of Tonkin off the coast of Vietnam used by the U.S. Navy aircraft carriers of Task Force 77 to launch strikes in the Vietnam War. While its official designation ... More
1964 - 1973
Service to 1969
USS Frank E. Evans (DD-754)
USS Frank E. Evans (DD-754)
Rank
Chief Petty Officer
NEC
HM-8425-Surface Force Independent Duty Corpsman
Comments
Comments Pending
HM-Hospital Corpsman
1969 - 1969
Vietnam Service Medal
Criteria
The Vietnam Service Medal was awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who served at any time between July 4, 1965, and March 28, 1973, in Vietnam or its contiguous waters or airspa... More
Description
Description Pending
1969
Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal
Criteria
This medal is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States who: 1. Served for 6 months in South Vietnam during the period 1 Mar 61 and 28 Mar 73; or 2. Served outside the geographical l... More
Description
Description Pending
1969
USS Frank E. Evans (DD-754) collision with HMAS Melbourne
Description
At around 3 a.m. on 3 June 1969, between Vietnam and Spratly Island, Frank E. Evans was operating with the Royal Navy, Royal Australian Navy and Royal New Zealand Navy in company with Melbourne which ... More
Memories
Cut in half in collision with HMAS Melbourne off Luzon June 3 1969. Bow section sank and stern secti... More
1969 - 1969
Navy and Marine Corps Medal
Criteria
The Navy and Marine Corps Medal may be awarded to service members who, while serving in any capacity with the Navy or Marine Corps, distinguish themselves by heroism not involving actual conflict with... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1968
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
1968
Navy Unit Commendation (NUC)
Criteria
The Navy Unit Commendation may be awarded by the Secretary of the Navy to any unit of the Navy or Marine Corps that distinguishes itself by outstanding heroism in action against an enemy (but not suff... More
Description
Description Pending
1965
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
1964
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
1961
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
1960
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
1957
Navy Occupation Service
Criteria
Occupation duty in the European-African-Middle Eastern area may be credited to organizations for duty performed on and subsequent to May 8, 1945. Terminal dates for eligibility periods and occupation ... More
Description
Description Pending
1954
2nd Bn, 6th Marine Regiment (2/6)
2nd Bn, 6th Marine Regiment (2/6)
Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
NEC
HM-8404-Medical Field Service Technician/FMF Combat Corpsman
Comments
Comments Pending
HM-Hospital Corpsman
1952 - 1954
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
1953
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
1953
Service from 1950

 
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