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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Service Years
1967 - 1969
NEC
BM-0000-Coxswain
Home State
Pennsylvania
BM-Boatswain's Mate


Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Location
Quang Nam (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
U.S. Naval Medical Center Cemetery, Guam
Wall Coordinates
31W 087
Feb 27, 1969
Service to 1969
Commander Naval Forces Vietnam (COMNAVFORV)
Commander Naval Forces Vietnam (COMNAVFORV)
Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
NEC
BM-0000-Boatswain's Mate
Comments
Comments Pending
BM-Boatswain's Mate
1969 - 1969
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
1969
Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal
Devices : Gold Letter V
Criteria
The Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal may be awarded to members of the Armed Forces in the grades of lieutenant commander (or major) and below. It is awarded for meritorious service or achieveme... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1969
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
1969
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
1969
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
Vietnam Counteroffensive, Phase VI (Army, Navy, USCG): from 1968-11-02 to 1969-02-22

1969
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
1969
Vietnam Civil Actions Unit Citation
Criteria
The unit citation of the Republic of Vietnam Civil Actions Medal was awarded certain units by the Vietnamese government for meritorious service during the period 1 March 1961 to 28 March 1974.
Description
Description Pending
1969
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
1969
Vietnam War/Tet 69 Counteroffensive Campaign
Description
This Campaign period was from 23 February to 8 June 1969. The overall composition of the SEALORDS task force in South Vietnam reflected the growing role of the Vietnamese Navy in the war. The newly el... More
1969 - 1969
Assault Craft Unit 1 (ACU-1)
Assault Craft Unit 1 (ACU-1)
Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
NEC
BM-0000-Boatswain's Mate
Comments
Comments Pending
BM-Boatswain's Mate
1968 - 1969
NSA Danang, Vietnam/Headquarters, NSA Danang, Vietnam
NSA Danang, Vietnam/Headquarters, NSA Danang, Vietnam
Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
NEC
BM-0000-Boatswain's Mate
Comments
Comments Pending
BM-Boatswain's Mate
1968 - 1969
Headquarters, NSA Danang, Vietnam/Lighterage Section
Headquarters, NSA Danang, Vietnam/Lighterage Section
Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
NEC
BM-0000-Boatswain's Mate
Comments
Comments Pending
BM-Boatswain's Mate
1968 - 1969
Naval Inshore Operations Training Center (Faculty Staff)
Naval Inshore Operations Training Center (Faculty Staff)
Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
NEC
BM-0000-Boatswain's Mate
Comments
Comments Pending
BM-Boatswain's Mate
1968 - 1968
SERE School
SERE School
Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
NEC
BM-0000-Boatswain's Mate
Comments
Comments Pending
BM-Boatswain's Mate
1968 - 1968
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
1968
Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation (MUC)
Criteria
The Meritorious Unit Commendation may be awarded by the Secretary of the Navy to any unit of the Navy or Marine Corps that distinguishes itself under combat or noncombat conditions by either valorous ... 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
Vietnam Counteroffensive, Phase V (Army, Navy, USCG): from 1968-07-01 to 1968-11-01
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
Vietnam Counteroffensive, Phase IV (Army, Navy, USCG): from 1968-04-02 to 1968-06-30
1968
Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (68)
Description
This Campaign period was from 2 April to 30 June 1968. The Naval air and gun fire support to operations such as Operation Silver Mace gave ground units the needed firepower while AirForce units were m... More
1968 - 1968
Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase V Campaign (68)
Description
This campaign was from 1 July to 1 November 1968. During this period a country-wide effort was begun to restore government control of territory lost to the enemy since the Tet offensive. The enemy att... More
1968 - 1968
Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase IV Campaign (68)
Description
This Campaign period was from 2 April to 30 June 1968. The Naval air and gun fire support to operations such as Operation Silver Mace gave ground units the needed firepower while AirForce units were m... More
1968 - 1968
USS Mount McKinley (AGC-7)
USS Mount McKinley (AGC-7)
Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
NEC
BM-0000-Boatswain's Mate
Comments
Comments Pending
BM-Boatswain's Mate
1967 - 1968
Service from 1967

 
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