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Gerald D Mitchell   Field Artillery
Service Dates:  Apr '70 - Nov '71
Combat Tour:   Sep '70 - Nov '71 - RVN

Awards and Decorations:

Army Commendation Medal

Good Conduct Medal

National Defense Service Medal

Vietnam Service Medal w/2 Stars

Vietnam Campaign Medal w/60


"A" Btry, 1/8 Field Arty, 25th Inv Div - Vietnam

HQ "A" Btry 6/27 Arty  USARV

Gerald entered the service as a nineteen year old draftee April of 1970 at Fort Lewis, Washington for Basic Training and AIT at Fort Sill, OK.  He went directly to Vietnam after training as a 13A10 Field Arttilleryman.  He was honorably discharged at Oakland, CA November of 1971 after completing a 14 1/2 month extended tour.

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