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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Seaman Apprentice
Service Years
1971 - 1972
NEC
SA-0000-Seaman Apprentice
Home State
Connecticut


Cause
Non Hostile- Died Other Causes
Reason
Other Accident
Location
Tonkin Gulf
Conflict
Vietnam War
Wall Coordinates
01W 080/Burial Unknown
Oct 01, 1972
Service to 1972
USS Newport News (CA-148)
USS Newport News (CA-148)
Rank
Seaman Apprentice
NEC
SA-0000-Seaman Apprentice
Comments
Comments Pending
1972 - 1972
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
1972
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
1972
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
1972
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
1972
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
1972 - 1972
Battle of Haiphong Harbor
Description
May 10 was a day of spectaculars for the new Navy.

Three cruisers, led by the Newport News with her eight-inch guns, and two destroyers pulled close to North Vietnamese coast and hit targets only fou
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1972 - 1972
Service from 1971

 
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