Branch of Service or Wartime Activity: Army; Enlisted

Service Dates: February 4, 1964-August 31, 1989

Highest Rank / Rate: O-5 Lieutenant Colonel

Unit, Division, Battalion, Group, Ship, etc.: D-Co, 11th Battalion, 3rd Training Brigade, Ft Jackson, SC, A-Co, 519th Military Intelligence School, Ft. Bragg, NC, 54th Co., 5th Student Battalion, The Training Brigade, Fort Benning, GA, C-Co., 5th Battalion, 1st Training Brigade, Fort Jackson, SC, A-Co., 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry, 173rd Airborne Brigade, D- Co., 2nd Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade, HHC, 3rd Battalion, 325 Infantry, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC, HHC, 8th Psychological Operations Battalion, Fort Bragg, NC

War, Operation or Conflict served in: Vietnam War, Republic of Vietnam

Locations of Service: Republic of Vietnam

Battles / Campaigns: Operation Cedar Falls - Jan 67 - Iron Triangle, Operation Big Spring - Jan/Feb 67 - War Zone D, Operation Junction City - Feb 67 - War Zone C - Combat Parchute Assualt, Battle of Slopes - Jan 67 - Highlands, Battle of Dak To - Nov 67, Highlands

Special Duties / Highlights / Achievements: , National Defense Service Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, Expert Rifleman's Badge, Parachutist Badge with Bronze Star Appurtenance, Air Assault Badge, Expert Infantryman's Badge, Combat Infantryman's Badge, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation, Presidential Unit Citation, Meritorious Unit Citation, Army Commendation Medal - 3 Awards Meritorious Service Medal, Bronze Star Medal - 2 Awards, Bronze Star with V Device, Silver Star, Purple Heart - 2 Awards, Legion of Merit

Was the Veteran a Prisoner of War? No

Did the Veteran Sustain Combat or Service-related Injuries? Yes