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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Service Years
1967 - 1969
NEC
HM-8404-Medical Field Service Technician/FMF Combat Corpsman
Home State
Oregon
HM-Hospital Corpsman
Combat Air Crew Wings with 3 Stars


Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Vietnam, South (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Willamette National Cemetery - Portland, Oregon
Wall Coordinates
27W 083
Apr 14, 1969
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
Comments Pending
2003
Vietnam War
Description
Overview of the Vietnam War 


Vietnam was the longest war in American history and the most unpopular American war of the 20th century. It resulted in nearly 60,000 American deaths and in an estimated
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1969 - 1973
Service to 1969
HM-16
HM-16
Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
NEC
HM-8404-Medical Field Service Technician/FMF Combat Corpsman
Comments
Comments Pending
HM-Hospital Corpsman
1969 - 1969
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
Comments Pending
1969
Air Medal
Devices : Gold Letter V Bronze Numeral 3
Criteria
The Air Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievement, or by meritorious service while partic... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1969
Combat Action Ribbon
Criteria
The Combat Action Ribbon is a personal decoration awarded to members of the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard (when operating under the control of the Navy) in the grade of captain (or colonel in th... More
Description
Description Pending
1969
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
1969
Vietnam Service Medal
Devices : FMF Combat Operations
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
Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation
Criteria
The Republic of Vietnam Meritorious Unit Citation (Gallantry Cross Colors) was authorized to be worn by units individually cited for service in military operations in support of the government of Sout... More
Description
Description Pending
1969
Vietnam Civil Actions Unit Citation
Criteria
The unit citation of the Republic of Vietnam Civil Actions Medal was awarded certain units by the Vietnamese government for meritorious service during the period 1 March 1961 to 28 March 1974.
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
1st Marine Aircraft Wing (1st MAW)
1st Marine Aircraft Wing (1st MAW)
Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
NEC
HM-8404-Medical Field Service Technician/FMF Combat Corpsman
Comments
Comments Pending
HM-Hospital Corpsman
1968 - 1969
MARFORPAC/FMFPAC
MARFORPAC/FMFPAC
Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
NEC
HM-8404-Medical Field Service Technician/FMF Combat Corpsman
Comments
Comments Pending
HM-Hospital Corpsman
1968 - 1969
HMM-364 Purple Foxes
HMM-364 Purple Foxes
Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
NEC
HM-8404-Medical Field Service Technician/FMF Combat Corpsman
Comments
Comments Pending
HM-Hospital Corpsman
1968 - 1969
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
1967
Service from 1967

 
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