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The Vietnam Air Gallantry Cross (Phi-Dũng Bội-Tinh) was a military decoration of South Vietnam which was issued during the years of the Vietnam War.
Robert Ralph "Bob" Parsons (born November 27, 1950) is an American entrepreneur, billionaire, and philanthropist.
A brigade is a major tactical military formation that is typically composed of three to six battalions plus supporting elements.
The Celtic cross is a form of Christian cross featuring a nimbus or ring that emerged in Ireland and Britain in the Early Middle Ages.
Charles Timothy Hagel (born October 4, 1946), The Associated Press, published in The News-Times, December 17, 2012.
The Republic of Vietnam Civil Actions Medal (Dân Vụ Bội Tinh) also known as the Vietnam Civil Actions Medal or Civil Actions Medal, is a military decoration of the former South Vietnamese government (1955–75).
Corps (plural corps; via French, from the Latin corpus "body") is a term used for several different kinds of organisation.
David A. Christian (born October 26, 1948) is an American who served in the United States Army as a sergeant, lieutenant, and captain during the Vietnam War.
David Haskell Hackworth (November 11, 1930 – May 4, 2005) also known as Hack, was a prominent military journalist and a former United States Army colonel who was decorated in both the Korean War and Vietnam War.
Dennis Michael Richardson (born July 30, 1949) is an American lawyer, businessman, and politician.
The Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation is the head of the FBI, the United States' primary federal law enforcement agency, and is responsible for its day-to-day operations.
A division is a large military unit or formation, usually consisting of between 10,000 and 20,000 soldiers.
The fourragère is a military award, distinguishing military units as a whole, in the form of a braided cord.
Frank J. Breth (1937–2003) was a United States Marine Corps brigadier general who was the Commanding General, Marine Corps Recruit Depot and the Western Recruiting Region, San Diego, California.
Gary Wayne Painter (born April 2, 1947) is the Republican sheriff of Midland County, Texas, USA, a position based in Midland, which he has held since January 1, 1985.
George Ronald Christmas (born March 11, 1940) is a retired United States Marine Corps lieutenant general.
GoDaddy Inc. is an American publicly traded Internet domain registrar and web hosting company.
A gold frame is an attachment to a military decoration which is issued by the militaries of some countries.
The Internet is the global system of interconnected computer networks that use the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) to link devices worldwide.
James G. Zimmerly (March 25, 1941 – September 23, 2002) was an emergency department physician and chief of legal medicine at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology.
John Beal (born in Santa Monica, California) is an American film composer and conductor working in Hollywood, California and around the world.
Luis Jorge Landin (May 26, 1930 – August 26, 2010), was a Mexican-American Korean War and Vietnam War veteran who has received numerous decorations for his bravery in both wars.
A member of the armed forces mentioned in dispatches (or despatches, MiD) is one whose name appears in an official report written by a superior officer and sent to the high command, in which his or her gallant or meritorious action in the face of the enemy is described.
Midland County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas.
U.S. Military Assistance Command, Vietnam (MACV) was a joint-service command of the United States Department of Defense.
A military decoration is an award, usually a medal of some sort that consists of a ribbon and medallion given to an individual as a distinctively designed mark of honor denoting heroism, or meritorious or outstanding service or achievement.
The Military Merit Medal (Quân Công Bội Tinh) was the highest military decoration bestowed to enlisted personnel by the Republic of Vietnam during the years of the Vietnam War.
The National Order of Vietnam (Bảo Quốc Huân Chương) was a combined military-civilian decoration of South Vietnam and was considered the highest honor that could be bestowed upon an individual by the Republic of Vietnam government.
The National Personnel Records Center(s) (NPRC) is an agency of the National Archives and Records Administration, created in 1966.
The Vietnam Navy Gallantry Cross (Hải-Dũng Bội-Tinh) was a military decoration of South Vietnam which was issued during the years of the Vietnam War.
Oliver Laurence North (born October 7, 1943) is an American political commentator, television host, military historian, author, and retired United States Marine Corps Lieutenant Colonel.
The system of Orders, decorations, and medals of South Vietnam came into being with the establishment of the National Order of Vietnam in 1950.
Pennsylvania (Pennsylvania German: Pennsylvaani or Pennsilfaani), officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a state located in the northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.
Philip Wayne Johnson, known as Phil Johnson (born October 24, 1944), is a Justice of the Supreme Court of Texas.
Ronald Lee Ermey (March 24, 1944 – April 15, 2018) was an American actor, voice artist, and former military drill instructor.
A regiment is a military unit.
The Republic of Vietnam Military Forces or RVNMF (– QLVNCH), were the official armed defense forces of the Republic of Vietnam (RVN), popularly known as South Vietnam, a state that existed from 1955 to 1975 in the southern half of what is now the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
Cyril Richard Rescorla (May 27, 1939 – September 11, 2001) was a United States Army officer and private security officer of British origin who served as a commissioned officer in the Vietnam War, where he was a second lieutenant in the United States Army.
James Oliver Rigney Jr. (October 17, 1948 – September 16, 2007), better known by his pen name Robert Jordan,"Robert Jordan" was the name of the protagonist in the 1940 Hemingway novel For Whom the Bell Tolls, though this is not how the name was chosen according to a. was an American author of epic fantasy.
Robert Lewis Howard (July 11, 1939 – December 23, 2009) was a highly decorated United States Army Special Forces officer and Medal of Honor recipient of the Vietnam War.
Robert Swan Mueller III (born August 7, 1944) is an American attorney who served as the sixth Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation from 2001 to 2013.
Ronald Gene Simmons, Sr., (July 15, 1940 – June 25, 1990) was an American spree killer, who killed 16 people over a week-long period in Arkansas in 1987.
A service ribbon, medal ribbon, or ribbon bar is a small ribbon, mounted on a small metal bar equipped with an attaching device, which is generally issued for wear in place of a medal when it is not appropriate to wear the actual medal.
South Vietnam, officially the Republic of Vietnam (RVN, Việt Nam Cộng Hòa), was a country that existed from 1955 to 1975 and comprised the southern half of what is now the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
The Special Service Medal (Biệt-Công Bội-Tinh) was a decoration of South Vietnam which was issued between the years of 1950 and 1974.
The Supreme Court of Texas ("SCOTX") is the court of last resort for civil appeals (including juvenile delinquency which the law considers to be a civil matter and not criminal) in the U.S. state of Texas.
The Wheel of Time is a series of high fantasy novels written by American author James Oliver Rigney, Jr., under his pen name of Robert Jordan.
Thomas Joseph Ridge (born August 26, 1945) is an American politician and author who served as the Assistant to the President for Homeland Security from 2001 to 2003, and the first United States Secretary of Homeland Security from 2003 to 2005.
The United States Armed Forces are the military forces of the United States of America.
The United States Army Institute of Heraldry, also known as The Institute of Heraldry (TIOH), furnishes heraldic services to the U.S. Armed Forces and other U.S. government organizations, including the Executive Office of the President.
The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is a cabinet department of the United States federal government with responsibilities in public security, roughly comparable to the interior or home ministries of other countries.
The Secretary of Defense (SecDef) is the leader and chief executive officer of the Department of Defense, the executive department of the Armed Forces of the United States of America.
The Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal also known as the Vietnam Campaign Medal (Chiến Dịch Bội Tinh) is a military campaign medal which was created in 1949, and awarded to French military personnel during the First Indochina War.
The Vietnam Service Medal is a military award of the United States Armed Forces established on 8 July 1965 by order of President Lyndon B. Johnson.
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