Vietnam War--Service Records

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 Roger Lewis

 Command Sgt. Major

War

WW II, Korea, Vietnam

 

Branch

 

 

Company/Outfit

Many

 

Military Occupation

 

 

Entered Service

 

 

Period Served

1942-1966

 

Where Served

 

 

Wounded

No 

 

Killed In Action

No

 

POW

No

 

Date of Birth

Feb. 15, 1921

 

Date Deceased

 

 

Medals

Other Information

 Many

Served as Post Commander for Walsh Post in 1946

 

 

 

 

Jerry Nelson 

 SP 5

War

 Vietnam

 

Branch

 Army

 

Company/Outfit

6th Battalion, 56th air Defense Artillery 

 

Military Occupation

 

 

Entered Service

 

 

Period Served

Aug. 25, 1972-Aug. 15, 1974 

 

Where Served

Fort Leonardwood,MO., Fort Bliss, TX., Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany

 

Wounded

 

 

Killed In Action

No

 

POW

No 

 

Date of Birth

July, 24, 1952 

 

Date Deceased

 

 

Medals

Army Commendation Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Nation Defense Service Medal, Expert     M-16

 

 

 

 

Arnold J. Nissen

 T Sgt.

War

Korea, Vietnam 

 

Branch

 

 

Company/Outfit

 

 

Military Occupation/Duties

Small Arms Repairman, Air Police, Still Photographer, Intelligence Specialist, Aerial Photographer

 

Entered Service

 

 

Period Served

Jan. 18, 1951-Jan.30, 1954

Feb. 3, 1958-Mar. 1, 1975

 

Where Served

N. Africa, Labrador, Panama, Thailand

While stationed in Panama, served as Military advisor in Columbia & Peru.

Wounded

No

 

Killed In Action

No

 

POW

No 

 

Date of Birth

May 27, 1931 

 

Date Deceased

1990

 

Medals

Stateside Bases Include:

Air Force Commendation w/3 OLC, Air Force Good Conduct, National Defense, Army Good Conduct

Lackland AFB TX., Camp Carson, Colo., stead AFB Nev., Keesler AFB Miss., McConnell AFB Kans., Castle AFB Calif., Forbes AFB Kans., Wright Patterson AFB Ohio

 

 

 

 

 Steven A. Oleson

 E/5 (SSCT)

War

 Vietnam

 

Branch

 Air Force

 

Company/Outfit

2049th Communications Group

 

Military Occupation

Tele-Communications Specialist

 

Entered Service

 

 

Period Served

Jan 1967-Jan. 1971

Mississippi; Jan. 1967-Dec. 1967, California: Jan. 1968-Aug. 1969, Turkey: Sept. 1969-Jan 1971 

Where Served

California, Turkey

 

Wounded

 

 

Killed In Action

No

 

POW

No

 

Date of Birth

Mar. 1, 1948 

 

Date Deceased

 

 

Medals

Vietnam Conflict Medal 

 

 

 

 

 Lonnie D. Pedersen

 E-5 Staff Sgt.

War

 Vietnam

 

Branch

 Air Force

 

Company/Outfit

1905 Communications

 

Military Occupation

Telephone Installer/Repairman, Control Tower PBX Installer 

 

Entered Service

 

 

Period Served

1974-1979

 

Where Served

McHord AFB, Tacoma, WA. 

 

Wounded

No

 

Killed In Action

No 

 

POW

No 

 

Date of Birth

 

 

Date Deceased

 

 

Medals

Yes, but confidential Information

 

 

 

 

 James Taylor Schar

 

War

 Vietnam

 

Branch

 US Navy

 

Company/Outfit

 

 

Military Occupation

 

 

Entered Service

 

 

Period Served

 

 

Where Served

 

USS Gerke, USS Epperson

Wounded

No 

 

Killed In Action

No

 

POW

No 

 

Date of Birth

 

 

Date Deceased

 

 

Medals

 

 

 

 

 

 Matthew S. Schnell

 PVT

War

 Vietnam

 

Branch

 Army

 

Company/Outfit

 Co. B

 4h Bn., 2nd BCT Bgde.

Military Occupation

 

 

Entered Service

 

 

Period Served

 Jan. 27, 1971- ?

 

Where Served

 Fort Leonardwood, MO.

 

Wounded

 No

 

Killed In Action

 

 

POW

 

 

Date of Birth

 Oct. 8, 1951

 

Date Deceased

 Feb. 16, 1981

 

Medals

 

 

 

 

 

Jeffrey Thiesen

 E-5

War

Vietnam

 

Branch

Army

 

Company/Outfit

 

 

Military Occupation

 

 

Entered Service

 

 

Period Served

Feb. 1, 1971

 

Where Served

 

 

Wounded

No 

 

Killed In Action

No 

 

POW

No

 

Date of Birth

Feb. 14, 1952

 

Date Deceased

 

 

Medals

 

 

 

 

 

Rev. Robert W. Wayne

 Specialist 4th Class

War

 Vietnam

 

Branch

Army 

 

Company/Outfit

138th MP Co.

716 R MP Bat.  

Military Occupation

Military Police

 95 BIO

Entered Service

 

 

Period Served

June 16, 1971-Mar. 16, 1973

 

Where Served

Saigon, Ft. Jackson, SC. 

 

Wounded

No

 

Killed In Action

No

 

POW

 No

 

Date of Birth

 

 

Date Deceased

 

 

Medals

Nat'l Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal w/DVC 60, Sharpshooter (Rifle M-16), 1 O/S Bar