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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Service Years
1962 - 1967
NEC
EM-0000-Electrician's Mate
Home State
Pennsylvania
EM-Electrician's Mate


Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Other Accident
Location
Vietnam, North (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Wall Coordinates
24E 032
Jul 29, 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
In July 1967, Forrestal departed Norfolk for duty in waters off Vietnam. In the Gulf of Tonkin on 29... More
1964 - 1973
Service to 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 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
USS Forrestal (CVA-59) Fire
Description
In July 1967, a fire broke out on board the aircraft carrier USS Forrestal. An electrical anomaly had caused the discharge of a Zuni rocket on the flight deck, triggering a chain-reaction of explosion... More
1967 - 1967
USS Forrestal (CV-59)
USS Forrestal (CV-59)
Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Comments
Comments Pending
1965 - 1967
Navy Good Conduct Medal
Criteria
The Navy Good Conduct Medal is awarded on a selective basis to recognize four years of continuous active duty, above average conduct and proficiency by enlisted service members in the regular Navy or ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1966
Service Schools Command (Faculty Staff)/SSC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Great Lakes, ILL
Service Schools Command (Faculty Staff)/SSC (Cadre/Faculty Staff) Great Lakes, ILL
Rank
Fireman
Comments
Comments Pending
1962 - 1963
(EM) Electricians Mate A School
(EM) Electricians Mate A School
Rank
Fireman
Comments
Comments Pending
1962 - 1963
RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)
RTC Great Lakes, IL (Company Commander/Staff)
Rank
Fireman Apprentice
Comments
Comments Pending
1962 - 1962
Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)
School
Recruit Training (Great Lakes, IL)
1962
Service from 1962

 
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