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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer
Service Years
1956 - 1968
NEC
BM-0000-Coxswain
Home State
North Carolina
BM-Boatswain's Mate
Petty Officer in Charge (Small Craft) Badge


Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Vinh Long (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery - San Diego, California
Wall Coordinates
46W 059
Aug 29, 1968
Service to 1968
SERE School
SERE School
Rank
Chief Petty Officer
NEC
BM-0000-Boatswain's Mate
Comments
Comments Pending
BM-Boatswain's Mate
1968 - 1968
Naval Inshore Operations Training Center (Faculty Staff)
Naval Inshore Operations Training Center (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Chief Petty Officer
NEC
BM-0000-Boatswain's Mate
Comments
Comments Pending
BM-Boatswain's Mate
1968 - 1968
River Section 522, River Division 52 (RIVDIV 52)
River Section 522, River Division 52 (RIVDIV 52)
Rank
Chief Petty Officer
NEC
BM-0000-Boatswain's Mate
Comments
Comments Pending
BM-Boatswain's Mate
1968 - 1968
USN River Patrol Force - Task Force 116 (TF-116)
USN River Patrol Force - Task Force 116 (TF-116)
Rank
Chief Petty Officer
NEC
BM-0000-Boatswain's Mate
Comments
Comments Pending
BM-Boatswain's Mate
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
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
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
Vietnam Counteroffensive Phase V
1 July 1968 1 November 1968
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
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
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
... More
1968 - 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
... More
1968 - 1968
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
1968 - 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
Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal
Devices : Gold Letter V
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
16-Nov-1966
For the period of 01-Aug-1965 01-Aug-1966
NDAWS
1966
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
1966
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
1964
USS Frontier (AD-25)
USS Frontier (AD-25)
Rank
Petty Officer First Class
NEC
BM-0000-Boatswain's Mate
Comments
Comments Pending
BM-Boatswain's Mate
1963 - 1963
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
1960
Service from 1956

 
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