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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Major
Service Years
1941 - 1963
MOS
0302-Infantry Officer
Home State
Arizona

Rifle Expert (Pre 1959)

Location
Arizona
Apr 06, 1991
Service to 1963
Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
Headquarters Marine Corps (HQMC)
Rank
Major
MOS
0402-Logistics Officer
Comments
Comments Pending
1946 - 1963
Selected Marine Corps Reserve Medal
Criteria
The Selected Marine Corps Reserve Medal is awarded to members of the Marine Corps Reserve who, subsequent to July 1, 1925, have fulfilled certain designated military service requirements. Effective Ja... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1956
Korean War
Description
The Korean War; 25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) began when North Korea invaded South Korea. The United Nations, with the United States as the principal force, came to the aid of South Korea. China came t... More
1953 - 1953
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
1951
5th Marine Division
5th Marine Division
Rank
Captain
Location
Iwo Jima - Northern Mariana Islands
MOS
1801-Basic Tank and Assault Amphibious Vehicle Officer
Comments
Comments Pending
1944 - 1946
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
1945
World War II Victory Medal
Criteria
The World War II Victory Medal commemorates military service during the Second World War.
Description
Description Pending
1945
Navy Occupation Service Medal
Criteria
Occupation duty in the European-African-Middle Eastern area may be credited to organizations for duty performed on and subsequent to May 8, 1945. Terminal dates for eligibility periods and occupation ... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1945
Battle of Iwo Jima
Description
The Battle of Iwo Jima (19 February – 26 March 1945), or Operation Detachment, was a major battle in which the United States Armed Forces fought for and captured the island of Iwo Jima from the Japane... More
1945 - 1945
Operation Flintlock
Description
Operation Flintlock was the campaign against the Japanese in the Marshall Islands in the Pacific theatre of World War II, from 31 January to 4 February 1944. The operation involved the invasions of Kw... More
1944 - 1944
Battle of Bougainville
Description
After New Georgia, the next major operation was an invasion of the island of Bougainville, which was approached by landings at Mono and Stirling in the Treasury Islands on October 25-27, 1943. A Marin... More
1943 - 1944
3rd Raider Bn
3rd Raider Bn
Rank
Captain
MOS
0302-Infantry Officer
Comments
Comments Pending
1942 - 1944
Silver Star Medal
Criteria
The Silver Star may be awarded to any person who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces of the United States, is cited for gallantry in action, against an enemy of the United States whil... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1943
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
1943
Russel Islands Landings
Description
21 Feb 1943, The Russell Islands immediately northwest to Guadalcanal were captured by the Allied forces without significant Japanese opposition.
1943 - 1943
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
1942
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
Description Pending
1942
Navy Unit Commendation
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
1942
American Campaign Medal
Criteria
The American Campaign Medal was awarded for For thirty days service outside the Continental United States but within the American Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946; or,... More
Description
Description Pending
1942
Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal
Criteria
The Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal was awarded for for qualifying service within the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of Operations between December 7, 1941, and March 2, 1946, under any of the following condi... More
Description
Description Pending
1942
Battle of Tulagi (including First Savo)
Description

The Battle of Tulagi and Gavutu–Tanambogo was a land battle of the Pacific campaign of World War II, between the forces of the Imperial Japanese Navy and Allied (mainly United States (U.S.) Marine) gr

... More
1942 - 1942
2nd Defense Bn
2nd Defense Bn
Rank
Private 1st Class
MOS
521-Other duty (PFC/Private)
Comments
Comments Pending
1941 - 1942
Boot Camp (San Diego, CA), .
School
Boot Camp (San Diego, CA)
Platoon
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1941
American Defense Service Medal
Criteria
The American Defense Service Medal was awarded for service in the Armed Forces between September 8, 1939, and December 7, 1941. Army members had to serve 12 months to be eligible, but Navy and Marine ... More
Description
Description Pending
1941
Service from 1941

 
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