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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Staff Sergeant
Service Years
1957 - 1967
MOS
0369-Infantry Unit Leader
Home Country
United States

Rifle Expert

Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Quang Tri
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Saint Joseph Memorial Park - Saint Joseph, Missouri
Wall Coordinates
Panel 19E Line 116
May 14, 1967
Service to 1967
D Co, 1st Bn, 9th Marine Regiment (1/9)
D Co, 1st Bn, 9th Marine Regiment (1/9)
Rank
Staff Sergeant
Location
Quang Tri Province - Vietnam
MOS
0369-Infantry Unit Leader
Comments
Comments Pending
1967 - 1967
Fleet Marine Force Pacific (FMFPAC)
Fleet Marine Force Pacific (FMFPAC)
Rank
Staff Sergeant
Location
Quang Tri - Vietnam, South
MOS
0369-Infantry Unit Leader
Comments
Comments Pending
1967 - 1967
USS Constellation (CVA-64)
USS Constellation (CVA-64)
Rank
Sergeant
Location
USS Constellation Pacific - United States
MOS
0311-Rifleman
Comments
Show Comments
1966 - 1967
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

Purple Heart Medal

Criteria:

A. The Purple Heart is awarded in the name of the President of the United States to any member of an Armed Force who, while serving with the U.S. Armed Services after 5 Apr... 
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1967
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
Combat Action Ribbon

Effective Dates:
The Combat Action Ribbon originally took effect on March 1, 1961; however, with the passage of Public Law 106-65 (cited above), award of the Combat Action Ribbon ma... 
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1967
Navy Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Presidential Unit Citation may be awarded to units of the Armed Forces of the United States and cobelligerent nations for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy occurring on or aft... More
Description
Navy Presidential Unit Citation

Effective Dates:
The Navy Presidential Unit Citation has been in effect since October 16, 1941.

Criteria:
The Navy Presidential Unit Citation is awarded in the name of th... 
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1967
Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation
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
Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation

The Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation was established by order of the Secretary of the Navy, 17 July 1967, it is awarded by the Secretary to any unit of the Navy or ... 
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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
Comments
Vietnam Service Medal

Criteria:

A. Awarded to all members of the Armed Forces of the United States serving in Vietnam and contiguous waters or airspace thereover, after 3 July 1965 through 28 March 197... 
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1967
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
Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation:

Criteria:

A. U.S. Military units were individually cited for award of the Republic of Vietnam (RVN) Gallantry Cross; however, the Vietnamese Government issued the... 
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1967
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
Vietnam Civil Actions Unit Citation Ribbon

Criteria:
The Republic of Vietnam Civil Actions Medal was awarded as an individual foreign award to some members of the United States Army. The unit citation ... 
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1967
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
Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

Criteria:
The Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal is awarded to personnel who meet one of the following requirements:

A. Served in the Republic of Vietnam for six month... 
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1967
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2nd Infantry Training Regiment (Cadre)
2nd Infantry Training Regiment (Cadre)
Rank
Sergeant
Location
Camp Pendleton - California
MOS
0311-Rifleman
Comments
Show Comments
1965 - 1966
G Co, 2nd Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (2/5)
G Co, 2nd Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (2/5)
Rank
Sergeant
Location
Camp Pendleton - United States
MOS
0311-Rifleman
Comments
Show Comments
1965 - 1965
HQ Co, HQ Bn, 1st Marine Division
HQ Co, HQ Bn, 1st Marine Division
Rank
Sergeant
Location
Camp Pendleton - California
MOS
0311-Rifleman
Comments
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1964 - 1965
Marine Barracks Hawthorne, NV
Marine Barracks Hawthorne, NV
Rank
Corporal
Location
Hawthorne - Nevada
MOS
0311-Rifleman
Comments
Show Comments
1962 - 1964
Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal
Criteria
The Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal is awarded on a selective basis to enlisted members in the Regular Marine Corps or Marine Corps Reserve to recognize good behavior and faithful service in the U.S. ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1963
USS Cavalier APA-37
USS Cavalier APA-37
Rank
Sergeant
Location
San Diego - California
MOS
0311-Rifleman
Comments
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1961 - 1961
1st Marine Division, I MEF
1st Marine Division, I MEF
Rank
Corporal
Location
Camp Pendleton - California
MOS
0311-Rifleman
Comments
Comments Pending
1959 - 1961
2nd Bn, 9th Marine Regiment (2/9)
2nd Bn, 9th Marine Regiment (2/9)
Rank
Corporal
Location
Camp Butler - Okinawa
MOS
0311-Rifleman
Comments
Comments Pending
1960 - 1961
USS Renville (APA-227)
USS Renville (APA-227)
Rank
Sergeant
Location
Hong Kong - China
MOS
0311-Rifleman
Comments
Show Comments
1961 - 1961
USS Pickaway (APA-222)
USS Pickaway (APA-222)
Rank
Sergeant
Location
Subic Bay - Philippines
MOS
0311-Rifleman
Comments
Show Comments
1961 - 1961
USS Montrose (APA-212)
USS Montrose (APA-212)
Rank
Sergeant
Location
Numazu Beach - Japan
MOS
0311-Rifleman
Comments
Show Comments
1961 - 1961
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
National Defense Service Medal

Criteria:
A. The National Defense Service Medal was awarded for honorable active service for any period between:

27 June 1950 and 27 July 1954;

01 January 1961 and 14 Aug... 
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1961
USS Magoffin APA-199
USS Magoffin APA-199
Rank
Sergeant
Location
Naha - Okinawa
MOS
0311-Rifleman
Comments
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1960 - 1960
Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal
Criteria
The Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal is awarded on a selective basis to enlisted members in the Regular Marine Corps or Marine Corps Reserve to recognize good behavior and faithful service in the U.S. ... More
Comments
Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal

Criteria:
Awarded to any enlisted member of the Marine Corps completing three consecutive years of "honorable and faithful service".

Such service implies that a standard... 
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1960
USS Princeton (LPH-5)
USS Princeton (LPH-5)
Rank
Corporal
Location
Camp Pendleton - California
MOS
0311-Rifleman
Comments
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1959 - 1959
Military Police/PMO Camp Lejeune, H&S Bn
Military Police/PMO Camp Lejeune, H&S Bn
Rank
Corporal
Location
Camp Lejeune - North Carolina
MOS
0311-Rifleman
Comments
Comments Pending
1958 - 1959
Marine Corps Reserve Ribbon
Criteria
The Marine Corps Reserve Ribbon was awarded by the Commandant of the Marine Corps for each ten year period of honorable military service in the Marine Corps Reserve between December 17, 1945, and Dece... More
Description
Charles C. Burnett Jr. served in the Marine Corps Reserve from:

21Dec56 to 03Jan57;
04Jul57 to 24Sep58.
1958
2nd Infantry Training Regiment (Cadre)
2nd Infantry Training Regiment (Cadre)
Rank
Private
Location
Camp Pendleton - California
MOS
0311-Rifleman
Comments
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1957 - 1957
Boot Camp (San Diego, CA), 103
School
Boot Camp (San Diego, CA)
Platoon
103
Comments
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1957
Service from 1957

 
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