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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Service Years
1963 - 1968
NEC
SK-2815-Independent Duty Afloat Storekeeper
Home State
Nevada
SK-Storekeeper


Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Location
Kien Giang (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Palm Desert Memorial Park - Las Vegas, Nevada
Wall Coordinates
Panel 36W Line 079
Dec 27, 1968
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
2003
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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1960 - 1973
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 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
Service to 1968
River Assault Division 152 (RIVDIV 152), River Assault Squadron-15 (RIVRON-15)
River Assault Division 152 (RIVDIV 152), River Assault Squadron-15 (RIVRON-15)
Rank
Seaman
Location
Mekong Delta - Kien Giang
NEC
SN-0000-Seaman
Comments
Comments Pending
SN-Seaman
1968 - 1968
Naval Inshore Operations Training Center (Staff)
Naval Inshore Operations Training Center (Staff)
Rank
Seaman
Location
Mare Island - California
Comments
Comments Pending
1968 - 1968
SERE School
SERE School
Rank
Seaman
Location
Whidbey Island - Antarctic Ocean
Comments
Comments Pending
1968 - 1968
Naval Inshore Operations Training Center (Staff)
Naval Inshore Operations Training Center (Staff)
Rank
Hospitalman
Location
Mare Island - California
Comments
Comments Pending
1968 - 1968
USN Mobile Riverine Force Task Force-117 (TF-117)
USN Mobile Riverine Force Task Force-117 (TF-117)
Rank
Seaman
Location
Mekong Delta - Vietnam, South
Comments
Comments Pending
1968 - 1968
USN River Assault Flotilla ONE (RIVAFLOT1)
USN River Assault Flotilla ONE (RIVAFLOT1)
Rank
Seaman
Location
Mekong Delta - Vietnam, South
Comments
Comments Pending
1968 - 1968
River Assault Squadron-15 (RIVRON-15), USN Mobile Riverine Force Task Force-117 (TF-117)
River Assault Squadron-15 (RIVRON-15), USN Mobile Riverine Force Task Force-117 (TF-117)
Rank
Seaman
Location
Mekong Delta - Vietnam, South
Comments
Comments Pending
1968 - 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
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
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
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
Navy Good Conduct Medal
Criteria
The Navy Good Conduct Medal (NGCM) is a decoration presented by the United States Navy to recognize members who have completed three years of honorable service. Medals awarded before January 1, 1996 r... More
Comments
Comments 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
1965
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
1965
Service from 1963

 
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