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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Sergeant
Service Years
1966 - 1968
AFSC/MOS
60551-Air Cargo Specialist
Home State
New Jersey





Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Location
Kontum (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Saint Gertrudes Roman Catholic Cemetery - Colonia, New Jersey
Wall Coordinates
47W 036
Aug 22, 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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1961 - 1973
Service to 1968
15th Aerial Port Squadron
15th Aerial Port Squadron
Rank
Sergeant
Location
Dak To - Kontum
AFSC
60551-Air Freight Specialist
Comments
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1968 - 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
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 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
436th Aerial Port Squadron
436th Aerial Port Squadron
Rank
Airman 2nd Class
Location
Dove AFB - Delaware
AFSC
60531-Air Cargo Specialist
Comments
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1966 - 1967
Basic Military Training (Lackland AFB, TX), 3703
School
Basic Military Training (Lackland AFB, TX)
Squadron
3703
1966
Service from 1966

 
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