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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Service Years
1965 - 1968
Designator/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
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Oakland Cemetery - Warsaw, Illinois
Wall Coordinates
39E 036
Feb 14, 1968
Office of the Secretary of Defense (SECDEF)/Defense POW/MIA Office
Office of the Secretary of Defense (SECDEF)/Defense POW/MIA Office
Rank
Lieutenant Commander
Designator/NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Commander Lieutenant Commander
1968 - 1977
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
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Memories
On 28 December, Ticonderoga sailed for her fourth combat deployment to the waters off the Indochines... More
1968 - 1973
Service to 1968
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
On 28 December, Ticonderoga sailed for her fourth combat deployment to the waters off the Indochines... More
1968 - 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 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 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
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
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
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
USS Ticonderoga (CV-14)
USS Ticonderoga (CV-14)
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1968 - 1968
VF-194 Red Lightning - Yellow Devils
VF-194 Red Lightning - Yellow Devils
Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Comments
Comments Pending
Lieutenant Junior Grade Lieutenant Junior Grade
1967 - 1968
Service from 1965
Aviation Officer Candidate School (AOCS) (NAS Pensacola, FL), 20
School
Aviation Officer Candidate School (AOCS) (NAS Pensacola, FL)
Company
20
1964

 
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