If you have additional information and/or photographs to support this Remembrance Profile, or have a question, contact the Administrator HERE

   
17 kb
Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Service Years
1949 - 1969
NEC
GMG-0000-Gunner's Mate Guns
Home State
Georgia
GMG-Gunner's Mate G (Guns)


Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Location
Vietnam
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Bethel Cemetery - Mora, Georgia
Wall Coordinates
28W 096
Mar 31, 1969
Navy Good Conduct Medal
Criteria
The Navy Good Conduct Medal (NGCM) is a decoration presented by the United States Navy to recognize members who have completed three years of honorable service. Medals awarded before January 1, 1996 r... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Service to 1969
USN River Patrol Force - Task Force 116 (TF-116)
USN River Patrol Force - Task Force 116 (TF-116)
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
NEC
GM-0000-Gunner's Mate
Comments
Comments Pending
GM-Gunner's Mate
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
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
For the period of 06 Dec 68 - 31 Mar 69

By virtue of the authority vested in me as President of the United States and as Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the United States, I have today awarde... 
More
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
Tet 69 Counteroffensive
23 February 1969 8 June 1969
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 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
1969 - 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
... More
1969 - 1969
Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase VI Campaign (68-69)
Description
This Campaign period was from 2 November to 22 February 1969. When Admiral Zumwalt launched SEALORDS in October 1968 with the blessing of the new COMUSMACV, General Creighton Abrams, allied naval forc... More
1969 - 1969
Operation Giant Slingshot
Description
Operation GIANT SLINGSHOT was the third SEA LORDS barrier established along the Vam Co Tay and Vam Co Dong rivers to interdict enemy routes leading from the Cambodian Parrot's Beak into the III Corps ... More
1969 - 1969
Vietnam War/Tet 69 Counteroffensive Campaign
Description
This Campaign period was from 23 February to 8 June 1969. The overall composition of the SEALORDS task force in South Vietnam reflected the growing role of the Vietnamese Navy in the war. The newly el... More
1969 - 1969
River Squadron 5 (RIVRON-5)/River Division 53 (RIVDIV 53)
River Squadron 5 (RIVRON-5)/River Division 53 (RIVDIV 53)
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
NEC
GM-0000-Gunner's Mate
Comments
Comments Pending
GM-Gunner's Mate
1968 - 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
Vietnam Counteroffensive Phase VI
2 November 1968 22 February 1969
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
SERE School
SERE School
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
NEC
GMG-0872-5"/38 Cal Twin Mount Maintenance Technician
Comments
Comments Pending
GMG-Gunner's Mate G (Guns)
1967 - 1967
USS Steinaker (DD-863)
USS Steinaker (DD-863)
Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
NEC
GMG-9501-Anti-Terrorism Training Supervisor Instructor
Comments
Comments Pending
GMG-Gunner's Mate G (Guns)
1962 - 1966
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
1961
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
1950
Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)
School
Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)
1949
RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)
RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)
Rank
Seaman Recruit
Comments
Comments Pending
1949 - 1949
Service from 1949

 
Copyright Togetherweserved.com Inc 2003-2011