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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Fireman
Service Years
1965 - 1968
Rate
FN-Fireman
Home State
Texas


Cause
KIA-Died of Wounds
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Vietnam, South (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
San Fernando Cemetery #2 - San Antonio, Texas
Wall Coordinates
37W/46
Dec 05, 1968
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 - 1973
Service to 1968
USCGC Point Cypress (WPB-82326)
USCGC Point Cypress (WPB-82326)
Rank
Fireman
Location
Ca Mau Peninsula - Vietnam, South
Rate
FN-Fireman
Comments
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1968 - 1968
Bronze Star
Devices : Gold Letter V
Criteria
The Bronze Star Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces of the United States in a combat theater, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding ac... More
Comments
Awarded posthumously for his bravery in face of the enemy.
1968
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
Awarded posthumously due to wounds received from enemy gun fire during recon patrol up the Rach Nang River of the Ca Mau Peninsula.
1968
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
Description
Description Pending
1968
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
Description
Description Pending
1968
National Defense Service Medal (2001-2022)
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
Description
Description Pending
1966
Service from 1965

 
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