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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Private 1st Class
Service Years
1945 - 1951
MOS
0311-Rifleman
Home State
Texas

Rifle Marksman

Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Korea, South
Conflict
Korean War/First UN Counteroffensive (1951)/Operation Killer
Location of Interment
Fort Bliss National Cemetery - Fort Bliss, Texas
Wall Coordinates
*Plot: E, 10189
Mar 01, 1951
Service to 1951
3rd Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (3/7)/H Co
3rd Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (3/7)/H Co
Rank
Private 1st Class
MOS
0300-Basic Infantryman
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1951 - 1951
Operation Killer
Description
The 2nd Division jumped-off on "Operation Killer" on 22 February. The initial advance was slow, not so much due to resistance as to terrain. The sector assigned to the 2nd Division presented enormous ... More
Memories
Killed in Action
Died March 1, 1951 in Korea

Private First Class Ortega was a member of Company H, 3r


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1951 - 1951
2nd Infantry Training Bn
2nd Infantry Training Bn
Rank
Private 1st Class
Location
MCB Camp Pendleton - California
MOS
0311-Rifleman
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1950 - 1950
Broken Time
Broken Time
Rank
Private 1st Class
MOS
521-Other duty (PFC/Private)
Comments
Comments Pending
1946 - 1948
US Navy/U.S. Naval Prison Disciplinary Barracks Terminal Island
US Navy/U.S. Naval Prison Disciplinary Barracks Terminal Island
Rank
Private 1st Class
Location
Naval Prison San Pedro - California
MOS
522-Guard
Comments
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1946 - 1947
US Navy/US Naval Training Station Farragut, ID
US Navy/US Naval Training Station Farragut, ID
Rank
Private 1st Class
Location
Marine Barracks, Farragut - Idaho
MOS
521-Other duty (PFC/Private)
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1946 - 1946
4th Recruit Training Bn
4th Recruit Training Bn
Rank
Private
Location
MCRD San Diego - California
MOS
521-Basic Marine, Enlisted
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1945 - 1945
Service from 1945
World War II
Description
Overview of World War II 

World War II killed more people, involved more nations, and cost more money than any other war in history. Altogether, 70 million people served in the armed forces during th
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1941 - 1945
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
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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
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World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
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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
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Korea Service Medal
Criteria
To be eligible for this medal, the Service member must have: Served between the outbreak of hostilities (June 25, 1950) and the date the armistice was signed (July 27, 1953); Been on permanent assignm... More
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Korean Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation is a military unit award issued by the government of South Korea to both South Korean and foreign military units.
Description
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United Nations Service Medal (Korea)
Criteria
The United Nations Korean Medal was generally awarded for any period of service while assigned as a member of the Armed Forces dispatched to Korea or adjacent areas for service on behalf of the United... More
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Republic of Korea War Service Medal
Criteria
Criteria for award of the Republic of Korea Korean War Service Medal (ROK KWSM) have been established by the ROK government. To qualify for the medal, the veteran must have: Served between the outbrea... More
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