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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Major
Service Years
1971 - 1979
AFSC/MOS
1021A-Pilot
Home State
Wisconsin


Aviator (Basic)
Parachutist (Basic)



Location
Wisconsin
Plot Coordinates
Plot: 003 B 014
Location of Interment
United States Air Force Academy Cemetery - Colorado Springs, Colorado
Aug 29, 1979
Meritorious Service Medal
Criteria
The Meritorious Service Medal may be awarded to members of the Armed Forces who distinguish themselves by outstanding noncombat achievement or by meritorious service to the United States, but not of a... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Air Medal
Criteria
The Air Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievement, or by meritorious service while partic... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Air Medal
Criteria
The Air Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievement, or by meritorious service while partic... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Air Medal
Criteria
The Air Medal may be awarded to individuals who, while serving in any capacity with the Armed Forces, distinguish themselves by heroism, outstanding achievement, or by meritorious service while partic... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Air Force Commendation Medal (1958-2015)
Criteria
The Air Force Commendation Medal may be awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States below the grade of Brigadier General who, while serving in any capacity with the Air Force, distingu... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award (Pre 2014)
Criteria
The Outstanding Unit Award may be awarded by the Secretary of the Air Force to numbered units such as Air Forces, Air Divisions, Wings, Groups, and Squadrons and to Medical Facilities such as hospital... More
Description
Description Pending
2003
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award (Pre 2014)
Criteria
The Outstanding Unit Award may be awarded by the Secretary of the Air Force to numbered units such as Air Forces, Air Divisions, Wings, Groups, and Squadrons and to Medical Facilities such as hospital... More
Description
Description Pending
2003
Air Force Combat Readiness Award
Criteria
The Combat Readiness Medal is awarded to military service members after August 1, 1960, for sustained individual combat or mission readiness or preparedness for direct weapon system employment.
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
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
2003
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Criteria
The Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal is awarded to members of the Armed Forces who, after July 1, 1958, participate in specified United States operations or those in direct support of the United Natio... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Criteria
The Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal is awarded to members of the Armed Forces who, after July 1, 1958, participate in specified United States operations or those in direct support of the United Natio... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Criteria
The Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal is awarded to members of the Armed Forces who, after July 1, 1958, participate in specified United States operations or those in direct support of the United Natio... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Air Force Longevity Award
Criteria
It is awarded to all service members of the U.S. Air Force who complete four years of honorable active or reserve military service with any branch of the United States Armed Forces. The Air Force Long... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Air Force Longevity Award
Criteria
It is awarded to all service members of the U.S. Air Force who complete four years of honorable active or reserve military service with any branch of the United States Armed Forces. The Air Force Long... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon
Criteria
The United States Air Force awards a single ribbon, known as the Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon, for an expert qualification on either the M-16 rifle, M-4 carbine or the individuals AFSC's (dut... More
Comments
Comments Pending
2003
Service to 1979
Air Training Command
Air Training Command
Rank
Captain
AFSC
1021A-Pilot
Comments
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1979 - 1979
Department of the Air Force, Pentagon
Department of the Air Force, Pentagon
Rank
Captain
Location
Sheppard AFB, Wichita Falls - Texas
AFSC
1021A-Pilot
Comments
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1978 - 1979
1551st Flying Training Squadron (Cadre)
1551st Flying Training Squadron (Cadre)
Rank
Captain
Location
Hill AFB, UT; Kirtland AFB, NM. - United States
AFSC
1021A-Pilot
Comments
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1975 - 1978
40th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Squadron
40th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Squadron
Rank
First Lieutenant
Location
Nakhon Phanom RTAFB - Thailand
AFSC
1021A-Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
1973 - 1975
Air Force Cross
Criteria
The Air Force Cross is the second highest decoration awarded by the Air Force and is given for extraordinary heroism not justifying the award of a Medal of Honor
Comments
Comments Pending
1975
NEO - Operation Frequent Wind (Vietnam)
Description
Operation Frequent Wind was the final phase in the evacuation of American civilians and "at-risk" Vietnamese from Saigon, South Vietnam prior to the takeover of the city by the North Vietnamese Army (... More
1975 - 1975
Mayaguez Incident (Cambodia)
Description
The Mayaguez incident, which took place between the Khmer Rouge and the United States from May 12–15, 1975, was the last official battle of the Vietnam War. The names of the Americans killed, as well ... More
1975 - 1975
1551st Flying Training Squadron (Cadre)
1551st Flying Training Squadron (Cadre)
Rank
Second Lieutenant
Location
Hill AFB, Ogden - Utah
AFSC
1021A-Pilot
Comments
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1972 - 1973
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 and in an estimated
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1973 - 1973
Air Training Command
Air Training Command
Rank
Second Lieutenant
Location
Fort Rucker - Alabama
AFSC
1021A-Pilot
Comments
Comments Pending
1972 - 1972
Air Force Institute of Technology
Air Force Institute of Technology
Rank
Second Lieutenant
Location
Bloomington - Indiana
Comments
Comments Pending
1971 - 1972
Service from 1971

 
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