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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Service Years
1959 - 1971
NEC
GMT-0000-Gunners Mate Technician
Home State
Pennsylvania
GMT-Gunner's Mate Technician


Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Location
Quang Nam (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Canaan Corners Cemetery - Waymart, Pennsylvania
Wall Coordinates
05W 059
Jan 21, 1971
Service to 1971
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
1971
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
1971
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
1971
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
1971
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
1971
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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1971 - 1971
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
... More
1970 - 1971
Naval Advisory Group Vietnam
Naval Advisory Group Vietnam
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
NEC
GMG-0000-Gunner's Mate Guns
Comments
Comments Pending
GMG-Gunner's Mate G (Guns)
1969 - 1971
Bronze Star
Devices : Gold Letter V
Criteria
The Bronze Star Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces of the United States in a combat theater, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding ac... More
Comments
Awarded 21-Nov-1970
For the period of 16-Aug-1970 16-Aug-1970
Verified by NDAWS
1970
Navy Good Conduct Medal
Criteria
The Navy Good Conduct Medal is awarded on a selective basis to recognize four years of continuous active duty, above average conduct and proficiency by enlisted service members in the regular Navy or ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1970
Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VII Campaign (70-71)
Description
This Campaign was from 1 July 1970 to 30 June 1971. In July the Vietnamese Navy assumed sole responsibility f or the Ready Deck operation, which was given a Tran Hung Dao designator like the other for... More
1970 - 1970
SERE School
SERE School
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
NEC
GMG-0000-Gunner's Mate Guns
Comments
Comments Pending
GMG-Gunner's Mate G (Guns)
1969 - 1969
Navy Good Conduct Medal
Criteria
The Navy Good Conduct Medal is awarded on a selective basis to recognize four years of continuous active duty, above average conduct and proficiency by enlisted service members in the regular Navy or ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1966
Navy Good Conduct Medal
Criteria
The Navy Good Conduct Medal is awarded on a selective basis to recognize four years of continuous active duty, above average conduct and proficiency by enlisted service members in the regular Navy or ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1962
Service from 1959
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
Seaman Apprentice
Comments
Comments Pending
1958 - 1958
(GM) Gunners Mate A School
(GM) Gunners Mate A School
Rank
Seaman Apprentice
Comments
Comments Pending
1958 - 1958
Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)
School
Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)
1958

 
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