Hometown: Joplin, MO
Wartime Locations: Viet Nam, Philippines, Southeast Asia
Wartime Service Dates: 1964-1967
Major Battles: Dong Hoi Strike first reprisal
Unit: Attack Squadron 165, Carrier Air Wing 15, Alameda CA
Significant Accomplishments: Lanched over 10,000 combat sorties and guided in over 100,000 arrested landings. Two Citations for Outstanding Performance and a Citation for Exceptionally Meritorious Service.
Medals: Good Conduct Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Veterans of Foreign Wars Medal, Navy Unit Commendation Ribbon