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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Seaman
Service Years
1999 - 2000
Home State
Maryland


Cause
KIA-Killed in Action
Reason
Terrorist Attack
Location
Yemen
Conflict
Terrorist Attack on USS Cole
Location of Interment
Saint Marks Episcopal Church Cemetery - Lappans, Maryland
Oct 12, 2000
Service to 2000
USS Cole (DDG-67)
USS Cole (DDG-67)
Rank
Seaman
Comments
Comments Pending
2000 - 2000
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
2000
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
2000
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
Description Pending
2000
Navy Expeditionary Medal
Criteria
The Navy Expeditionary Medal is awarded to Navy personnel who have landed on foreign territory and engaged in operations against armed opposition or who have operated under circumstances deemed to mer... More
Description
Description Pending
2000
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Criteria
The Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal is awarded to members of the Armed Forces who, after July 1, 1958, participate in specified United States operations or those in direct support of the United Natio... More
Description
Description Pending
2000
Navy Sea Service Deployment
Criteria
The Sea Service Deployment Ribbon is awarded to members of the Navy and Marine Corps assigned to U.S. homeported (including Hawaii and Alaska) ships, deploying units, or Fleet Marine Force commands, f... More
Description
Description Pending
2000
Terrorist Attack on USS Cole
Description
The USS Cole bombing was an attack against the United States Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Cole on 12 October 2000, while it was being refueled in Yemen's Aden harbor.

17 American sailors were ki
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2000 - 2000
Service from 1999

 
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