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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Service Years
1963 - 1969
NEC
BM-0000-Coxswain
Home State
Louisiana
BM-Boatswain's Mate


Cause
Non Hostile- Died while Missing
Reason
Drowned, Suffocated
Location
Go Cong (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Flatwoods Cemetery - Flatwoods, Louisiana
Wall Coordinates
29W 042
Mar 15, 1969
Service to 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
RIVASSRON 13 25-Jan-1969 05-Jul-1969 7/162 - PU
1969
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
RIVASSRON 13 29-Apr-1968 24-Jan-1969 10/271 - NU
1969
Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation (MUC)
Criteria
The Meritorious Unit Commendation may be awarded by the Secretary of the Navy to any unit of the Navy or Marine Corps that distinguishes itself under combat or noncombat conditions by either valorous ... More
Description
Description Pending
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
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
River Assault Division 131 (RIVDIV 131)/ATC-131-8
River Assault Division 131 (RIVDIV 131)/ATC-131-8
Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Location
Go Cong - Vietnam
NEC
BM-90IE-Riverine Patrol Boat Operator/ Crewman
Comments
Comments Pending
BM-Boatswain's Mate
1968 - 1969
Operation Game Warden
Description
Operation Game Warden, Task force 116, was an operation to deny Viet Cong access to the resources in the Mekong Delta which was conceived of in December 1965. U.S. naval forces, backed by Marine artil... More
1966 - 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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1968 - 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
1963
Service from 1963

 
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