Browsing All posts tagged under »CIB«

My Year in Vietnam by Patrick M. Bieneman 11B

December 20, 2017

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I was assigned to Charlie Troop 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Regiment 1st Cavalry Division (Air Mobile) in April 1968. I have often wondered why I don’t remember more of my time in Vietnam. I only remember maybe 10-15 days. Some have said it is God’s way of protecting me from bad memories. I’ll take that […]

Combat Infantrymans’ Badge

November 21, 2011

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The Combat Infantryman Badge (CIB)  is probably the most prized award for an infantryman. It says that he served in the Infantry and was in at least one fire fight with the enemy. The following is extracted from  Army Regulation (AR) 600-8-22. This regulation is extremely long. You can read the entire section on the […]

Cordis R. White

April 4, 2010

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Cordis “Ray” White was assigned as an Infantryman or “Grunt” as they were  called. Cordis was awarded the Combat Infantryman’s Badge (CIB), Purple Heart, Bronze Star, Air Medal, Good Conduct Medal,  National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, and the Vietnam Service Medal. Ray’s Niece, Debby, contacted me. I have loaded the pictures that she has […]

James E. Rickerson

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 […]

Louis E. Porrazzo

April 3, 2010

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Louis was assigned to Charlie Troop but later transferred to Bravo Troop 1/9 Cav where he was Killed in Action on September 27, 1967. Once a Charlie trooper always a Charlie Trooper. Louis was an Infantry Platoon Leader. Louis was awarded the Combat Infantryman’s Badge (CIB), the Purple Heart, the National Defense Service Medal, the […]

LeRoy W. Peagler

April 3, 2010

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LeRoy was assigned to Charlie Troop on July 18, 1966 and was Killed in Action on January 27, 1967. LeRoy was an Infantryman in the Blue Platoon. LeRoy was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman’s Badge (CIB), the National Defense Service Medal, The Vietnam Campaign Medal and the Vietnam Service Medal. If any family member […]

Florendo B. Pascual

April 3, 2010

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Florendo was assigned to Charlie Troop on August 16, 1965  and was Killed in Action on November 3, 1965. Florendo was the Platoon Sergeant of the Blues. He was an Infantryman. Florendo was awarded the Combat Infantryman’s Badge (CIB), the Purple Heart, the national Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal. If any […]