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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Lance Corporal
Service Years
1963 - 1966
MOS
0331-Machine Gunner
Home State
Nebraska

Rifle Expert

Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Quang Ngai
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Westlawn-Hillcrest Memorial Park - Omaha, Nebraska
Wall Coordinates
Panel 05E Line 099/Sunset Section G Site 6
Mar 04, 1966
Rifle Expert
Awarded Date
Mar 01, 2015
2015
Service to 1966
F Co, 2nd Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (2/7)
F Co, 2nd Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (2/7)
Rank
Lance Corporal
Location
Quang Ngai Province - Vietnam
MOS
0331-Machine Gunner
Comments
Comments Pending
1965 - 1966
1st Marine Division, I MEF
1st Marine Division, I MEF
Rank
Lance Corporal
MOS
0331-Machine Gunner
Comments
Comments Pending
1965 - 1966
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
1966
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
1966
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
1966
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
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
Comments Pending
1966
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
1966
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
1966
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
1966
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
1966
Operation Utah / Lien Ket 26
Description
Mar 4 – 7; 3rd Battalion, 1st Marines, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 1st Battalion, 7th Marines, 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines and ARVN 2nd Division search and destroy operation against the NVA 36th Regime... More
1966 - 1966
Vietnam War/Defense Campaign (1965)
Description
This campaign was 8 March to 24 December 1965. During this campaign the U.S. objective was to hold off the enemy while gaining time needed to build base camps and logistical facilities. The U.S. also ... More
1965 - 1965
Service from 1963

 
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