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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Service Years
1965 - 1968
NEC
SF-0000-Shipfitter
Home State
Texas
SF-Shipfitter


Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Location
Quang Tri (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Wall Coordinates
51E 035
Apr 23, 1968
Service to 1968
CTF 73
CTF 73
Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
NEC
SF-0000-Shipfitter
Comments
Comments Pending
SF-Shipfitter
1968 - 1968
COMSEVENTHFLT
COMSEVENTHFLT
Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
NEC
SF-0000-Shipfitter
Comments
Comments Pending
SF-Shipfitter
1968 - 1968
Commander in Chief Pacific Fleet (CINCPACFLT)/Commander Pacific Fleet (COMPACFLT)
Commander in Chief Pacific Fleet (CINCPACFLT)/Commander Pacific Fleet (COMPACFLT)
Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
NEC
SF-0000-Shipfitter
Comments
Comments Pending
SF-Shipfitter
1968 - 1968
USS Genesee (AOG-8)
USS Genesee (AOG-8)
Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Comments
Comments Pending
1968 - 1968
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
1968
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
1968
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
1968
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
1968
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
1968
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
1968
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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Memories
I was the last person to speak to Ball the night he died.
He was coming across the catwalk and I was
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1968 - 1968
Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)
School
Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)
1965
Service from 1965

 
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