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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Service Years
1966 - 1969
NEC
HM-8404-Medical Field Service Technician/FMF Combat Corpsman
Home State
Missouri
HM-Hospital Corpsman


Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Vehicle Loss, Crash
Location
Quang Nam (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Lane Memorial Gardens - Eugene, Oregon
Wall Coordinates
16W 022
Nov 03, 1969
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
1st Tank Bn
1st Tank Bn
Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
NEC
HM-8404-Medical Field Service Technician/FMF Combat Corpsman
Comments
Comments Pending
HM-Hospital Corpsman
1968 - 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
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
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
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
MARFORPAC/FMFPAC
MARFORPAC/FMFPAC
Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Comments
Comments Pending
1968 - 1969
Naval Operational Medicine Institute   (NOMI)/Aviation Survival Training Center (ASTC) Cherry Point, NC
Naval Operational Medicine Institute (NOMI)/Aviation Survival Training Center (ASTC) Cherry Point, NC
Rank
Hospitalman
Comments
Comments Pending
1967 - 1967
(HM) Hospital Corpsman A School, Fort Sam Houston, Texas
(HM) Hospital Corpsman A School, Fort Sam Houston, Texas
Rank
Hospitalman
Comments
Comments Pending
1966 - 1967
Service Schools Command (Faculty Staff)/SSC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Great Lakes, ILL
Service Schools Command (Faculty Staff)/SSC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Great Lakes, ILL
Rank
Hospitalman
Comments
Comments Pending
1966 - 1967
Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)
School
Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)
1966
Service from 1966

 
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