February 1967-April 1971 Service Period.
Deployed aboard USS Vermilion LKA-107 Amphibious Attack Transport and USS Guadalcanal LPH-107 Amphibious Helicopter Carrier with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 261 from Marine Corps Air Station New River as part of Carrier Ready Group CARIB 1-70.
Deployed to Marble Mountain Air Facility, Quang Nam province. Republic of Viet Nam. Served at MMAF with Headquarters & Maintenance Squadron 16 as an Aviation Electrician and with the Purple Foxes of Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 364 as an aerial gunner (Browning M2).
Marine Corps Good Conduct
Republic of Viet Nam Campaign
Republic of Viet Nam Meritorious Unit Commendation Gallantry Cross
Air Medal w/4 Bronze Strike Flight Numerals
Viet Nam Service w/1 Bronze Star device
Meritorious Unit Commendation
Navy Unit Commendation
Republic of Viet Nam Civil Action Unit Commendation
Combat Aircrew Wings w/3 Stars
Rifle Expert Badge (M-14)