Wartime Locations: Iraq, AfghanistanKilled in Action November 1, 2011.
Wartime Service Dates: June,2007 - November 1, 2011
Unit: 700th Brigade Support Battalion, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team Oklahoma National Guard, Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Medals: National Defense service Medal,Army Service Ribbon, Armed Forces Reserve Medal with M device, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal, Oklahoma Long Service Ribbon.
Medals: combat action ribbon, Armed Forces Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal with 3 stars, Kuwait Liberation Medal (twice), Navy Unit Commendation Ribbon, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon with 1 star, Expert Rifle (three times), Expert Pistol (twice)
Rank: WT2c (Gunner on 20mm Gun @ General Quarters)
Home Town: Pittsburg, Kansas
Wartime Locations: Philippines 1944 - 1945; Okinawa 1945; USS Monitor joined the 3rd Fleet to enter Sagami Wan Bay, Japan on August 27, 1945, then on August 30, 1945 took on board 1,000 bluejackets from battleships Missouri, Indiana, Wisconsin, Massachusetts and Alabama, and conducted the first landing on the Japanese homeland at the Yokosuka Naval Base. The Monitor departed Japan on September 19, 1945
Wartime Service Dates: 1943 thru 1946
Major Battles: Battle of Leyte Gulf, October, 1944; Invasion of Luzon, January 13, 1945; Invasions of San Felipe and LaPaz, January 29, 1945; Invasion of Grande Island in Subic Bay on January 30, 1945; "D-Day" landings on Okinawa, April 1, 1945
Unit: USS Monitor, Osage Class Landing Ship
Accomplishments: Gunner on one of the ships 20mm Guns during General Quarters/Battle Stations
Medals: None Known - USS Monitor earned 4 Battle Stars for World War II Service
Unit: 1st.Field Forces B Battery6th Bn. 32nd Artilary
Medals: National Defence Service MetalViet Nam Service MetalViet Nam Conflect Metal2 Oversea's BarsSharp Shooters Metal W/M14Expert Metal W/M16Good Conduct MetalThe Army Commadtion Metal for Meritorious Service in the Republic of Viet Nam