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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Chief Master Sergeant
Service Years
1966 - 1968
AFSC/MOS
11450 -Load Master Technician
Home State
Kansas


Aircrew Enlisted (Basic)



Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Laos
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall Coordinates
65E 006
May 22, 1968
Service to 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
Comments Pending
1968
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
1968
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
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
Comments
Comments Pending
1968
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
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
Comments
Comments Pending
1968
41st Airlift Squadron  - Black Cats
41st Airlift Squadron - Black Cats
Rank
Airman 1st Class
Location
Ubon - Thailand
AFSC
11450 -Load Master Technician
Comments
Comments Pending
1967 - 1968
374th Tactical Airlift Wing
374th Tactical Airlift Wing
Rank
Airman 1st Class
AFSC
11450 -Load Master Technician
Comments
Comments Pending
1967 - 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 and in an estimated
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1967 - 1968
Basic Military Training (Lackland AFB, TX), 3350/0188
School
Basic Military Training (Lackland AFB, TX)
Squadron
3350
Flight
0188
1967
Basic Loadmaster Course
Basic Loadmaster Course
Rank
Airman
Location
Sheppard AFB - Texas
AFSC
11430-Loadmaster Apprentice
Comments
Comments Pending
1967 - 1967
Air Force 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
1967
Service from 1966

 
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