James E. Rickerson

Posted on April 3, 2010


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James was assigned to Charlie Troop on October 18, 1966 and was Killed in Action on May 31, 1967. James was an 11B(ravo) Infantryman or Grunt as they were called in the Blue Platoon. James was awarded the Combat Infantryman’s Badge (CIB) the Purple Heart, the national Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Campaign Medal and the Vietnam Service Medal.

If any family member or friend reads this blog, please contact me as I am looking for pictures and personal stories about this brave man.