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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Senior Chief Petty Officer
Service Years
1956 - 1966
NEC
AT-0000-Aviation Electronics Technician
Home State
Ohio
AT-Aviation Electronics Technician
Air Crew Wings


Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Vietnam, North (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Wall Coordinates
06E 106
Apr 12, 1966
Yankee Station, North Vietnam
Description
Yankee Station was a point in the Gulf of Tonkin off the coast of Vietnam used by the U.S. Navy aircraft carriers of Task Force 77 to launch strikes in the Vietnam War. While its official designation ... More
Memories
Oriskany departed San Diego 5 April 1965 for WestPac, arriving at Subic Bay on 27 April. By this tim... More
1964 - 1973
Yankee Station, North Vietnam
Description
Yankee Station was a point in the Gulf of Tonkin off the coast of Vietnam used by the U.S. Navy aircraft carriers of Task Force 77 to launch strikes in the Vietnam War. While its official designation ... More
Memories
Oriskany again stood out of San Diego for the Far East 26 May 1966, arriving Yokosuka 14 June. She s... More
1964 - 1973
Service to 1966
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
1966
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
1966
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
1966
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
1966
Dixie Station, South Vietnam
Description
Dixie Station was established in the South China Sea off the Mekong Delta May 15, 1965 to August 3, 1966 as a single-carrier counterpart to the multi-carrier Yankee Station, which was located further ... More
Memories
Oriskany again stood out of San Diego for the Far East 26 May 1966, arriving Yokosuka 14 June. She s... More
1965 - 1966
VAH-4 Four Runners
VAH-4 Four Runners
Rank
Senior Chief Petty Officer
NEC
AT-0000-Aviation Electronics Technician
Comments
Comments Pending
AT-Aviation Electronics Technician
1964 - 1966
Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMNAVAIRPAC)/Commander Carrier Air Wing 16 (CVW-16)
Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet (COMNAVAIRPAC)/Commander Carrier Air Wing 16 (CVW-16)
Rank
Senior Chief Petty Officer
NEC
AT-0000-Aviation Electronics Technician
Comments
Comments Pending
AT-Aviation Electronics Technician
1964 - 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 Oriskany (CVA-34)
USS Oriskany (CVA-34)
Rank
Chief Petty Officer
NEC
AT-0000-Aviation Electronics Technician
Comments
Comments Pending
AT-Aviation Electronics Technician
1959 - 1964
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
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
Avionics Electronics Technician Radar School ATA
Avionics Electronics Technician Radar School ATA "R" School
Rank
Airman
NEC
AT-0000-Aviation Electronics Technician
Comments
Comments Pending
AT-Aviation Electronics Technician
1957 - 1957
RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)
RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)
Rank
Airman Apprentice
Comments
Comments Pending
1956 - 1956
Basic Electricity and Electronics Course
Basic Electricity and Electronics Course
Rank
Airman Apprentice
Comments
Comments Pending
1956 - 1956
Service from 1956

 
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