Cataldo, Joseph Richard, Col

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Last Rank
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1957-1974, US Army (USA)
Service Years
1946 - 1974

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Contact Info
Home Town
Boston, Massachusetts
Last Address
Manchester, New Hampshire

Date of Passing
Feb 17, 2014
Location of Interment
New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery - Boscawen, New Hampshire
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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Last Known Activity
After serving in the USCG and USAFR, he became a medical doctor and had a long career as a doctor in the US Army and later in civilian life. He was a participant in the Son Tay Raid in Nov 1970.
As this profile is in AFTWS, his ribbons and badge are not actually as worn on his Army uniform.
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 Unit Assignments
US Coast Guard (USCG)Air Force Reserve Command US Army Reserve (USAR)US Army (USA)
  1946-1949, US Coast Guard (USCG)
  1952-1957, Air Force Reserve Command
  1957-1957, US Army Reserve (USAR)
  1957-1974, US Army (USA)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1966-1967 Vietnam War
  1970-1970 Vietnam War - Southwest Monsoon Campaign (1970)/Operation Kingpin (Son Tay Prison Raid)
 Colleges Attended 
Harvard UniversityBoston UniversityJohns Hopkins UniversityCommand and General Staff College
  1949-1953, Harvard University
  1953-1957, Boston University
  1962-1963, Johns Hopkins University
  1969-1970, Command and General Staff College
 My Aircraft/Missiles
HH-53 Sikorsky (Super Jolly Green Giant)  
  1970-1970, HH-53 Sikorsky (Super Jolly Green Giant)
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