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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Service Years
1956 - 1970
Home State
Illinois
Combat Air Crew Wings with 3 Stars


Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Binh Thuy (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Wall Coordinates
10W 129
Jun 01, 1970
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
2003
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
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
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 1970
HA(L)-3 Seawolves
HA(L)-3 Seawolves
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Location
Binh Thuy - Binh Thuan
NEC
8263-Aerial Door Gunner
Comments
Comments Pending
1968 - 1970
Commander Naval Forces Vietnam (COMNAVFORV)
Commander Naval Forces Vietnam (COMNAVFORV)
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
NEC
8263-Aerial Door Gunner
Comments
Comments Pending
1968 - 1970
USN River Patrol Force - Task Force 116 (TF-116)
USN River Patrol Force - Task Force 116 (TF-116)
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
NEC
8263-Aerial Door Gunner
Comments
Comments Pending
1968 - 1970
Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal
Criteria
The Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal may be awarded to service members who, while serving in any capacity with the Navy or Marine Corps, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievem... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1970
Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal
Criteria
The Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal may be awarded to service members who, while serving in any capacity with the Navy or Marine Corps, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievem... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1970
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
1970
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
1970
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
1970
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
1970
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
1970
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
1970
Vietnam War/Sanctuary Counteroffensive Campaign (70)
Description
This Campaign period was from 1 May to 30 June 1970. The allied push into Cambodia during the spring of 1970 brought the SEALORDS forces into a unique operational environment. At 0730 local time on 9 ... More
1970 - 1970
Vietnam War/Vietnam Winter-Spring 1970 Campaign
Description
This Campaign period was from 1 November 1969 to 30 April 1970. The generally good performance of the Vietnamese Navy during the allied sweep into Cambodia motivated the transfer of significant operat... More
1969 - 1970
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 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 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 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 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
Vietnam War/Vietnam Summer-Fall 1969 Campaign
Description
This Campaign period was from 9 June to 31 October 1969.  In the Mekong Delta proper, Swift boat, PBR, riverine assault craft, SEAL, and Vietnamese ground units struck at the Viet Cong in their former... 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
1968 - 1969
FASOTRAGRULANT (Faculty Staff)/SERE Training Unit (Cadre)
FASOTRAGRULANT (Faculty Staff)/SERE Training Unit (Cadre)
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
NEC
AO-0000-Aviation Ordnanceman
Comments
Comments Pending
AO-Aviation Ordnanceman
1968 - 1968
Naval Air Technical Training Command (Faculty Staff)/NATTC (Faculty Staff) Jacksonville, FL
Naval Air Technical Training Command (Faculty Staff)/NATTC (Faculty Staff) Jacksonville, FL
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
NEC
AO-0000-Aviation Ordnanceman
Comments
Comments Pending
AO-Aviation Ordnanceman
1966 - 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 War/Counteroffensive Phase V Campaign (68)
Description
This campaign was from 1 July to 1 November 1968. During this period a country-wide effort was begun to restore government control of territory lost to the enemy since the Tet offensive. The enemy att... More
1968 - 1968
Service from 1956

 
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