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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Hospital Corpsman Second Class Petty Officer
Service Years
1967 - 1970
MOS
HM-8404-Field Medical Service Technician
Home State
Pennsylvania


Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Quang Nam
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Grimes District Cemetery - McKean County, Pennsylvania
Wall Coordinates
Panel 09W Line 026
Jun 08, 1970
Service to 1970
H&S Co, 3rd Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (3/5)
H&S Co, 3rd Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (3/5)
Rank
Hospital Corpsman Second Class Petty Officer
Location
Quang Nam Province - Vietnam
MOS
HM-8404-Field Medical Service Technician
Comments
Comments Pending
1970 - 1970
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
1970
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
1970
Vietnam Service Medal
Devices : FMF Combat Operations
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
Comments
Comments Pending
1970
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
1970
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
1970
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
Comments
Comments Pending
1970
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 a
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1970 - 1970
Service from 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
Comments
Comments Pending
1966

 
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