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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Captain
Service Years
1955 - 1965
AFSC/MOS
1115A-Pilot
Home State
New Mexico


Aviator (Senior)



Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Binh Dinh (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Rosebud Cemetery - Glenwood Springs, Colorado
Wall Coordinates
02E 102
Oct 02, 1965
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
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 1965
6251st Tactical Fighter Wing
6251st Tactical Fighter Wing
Rank
Captain
Location
Bien Hoa - Vietnam, South
Comments
Comments Pending
1965 - 1965
602nd Tactical Fighter Squadron
602nd Tactical Fighter Squadron
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
1965 - 1965
3rd Tactical Fighter Wing
3rd Tactical Fighter Wing
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
1965 - 1965
1st Special Operations Squadron
1st Special Operations Squadron
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
1965 - 1965
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
1965
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
1965
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
1965
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
1965
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
1965
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
1965
Vietnam Defensive Campaign (1965-66)
Description
This period was from March 2, 1965-January 30, 1966.
On June 29. I966. the USAF bombed petroleum storage and distribu-
tion facilities for the first time in the immediate vicinity of Hanoi and
Haiphon
... More
People You Remember
Capt. Don Hood
1965 - 1965
Hurlburt Field FL
Hurlburt Field FL
Rank
Captain
Comments
Comments Pending
1964 - 1964
Service from 1955

 
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