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

   
25 kb
Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Service Years
1962 - 1967
NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Home State
Iowa
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
Naval Aviator Wings


Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Vietnam, North (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Wall Coordinates
28E 068
Oct 25, 1967
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
She then stood out of San Francisco Bay 16 June to take station in waters off Vietnam. Designated fl... More
1964 - 1973
Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (67-68)
Description
This Campaign period was from 1 June 1967 to 29 January 1968. By mid-1967, the Navy's Military Sea Transportation Service operated a fleet of 527 reactivated World War II Reserve Fleet ships and chart... More
Memories
San Francisco Bay Naval Shipyard completed repairs 23 March 1967 and Oriskany, with Carrier Air Wing... More
1967 - 1968
Service to 1967
USS Oriskany (CV-34)
USS Oriskany (CV-34)
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1967 - 1967
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
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1967 - 1967
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
1967
Air Medal
Criteria
The Air Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievement, or by meritorious service while partic... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1967
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
1967
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
1967
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
1967
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
1967
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
1967
VA-163 Saints
VA-163 Saints
Rank
Lieutenant
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Lieutenant
1965 - 1967
VT-10 Wildcats
VT-10 Wildcats
Rank
Ensign
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1963 - 1963
Advanced Flight Training, NAS Meridian, Mississippi.
Advanced Flight Training, NAS Meridian, Mississippi.
Rank
Ensign
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1963 - 1963
Direct Commission Officer (Faculty Staff) Pensacola FL
Direct Commission Officer (Faculty Staff) Pensacola FL
Rank
Ensign
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1962 - 1962
Naval Aviation Preflight Indoctrination (API), NAS Pensacola, FL
Naval Aviation Preflight Indoctrination (API), NAS Pensacola, FL
Rank
Ensign
Comments
Comments Pending
Ensign Ensign
1962 - 1962
Service from 1962

 
Copyright Togetherweserved.com Inc 2003-2011