SFC Foster

    Foster, Joe Albert, Jr., SFC


    Vietnam War · US Army · Sergeant First Class

    Rank: Sergeant First Class
    United States of America
    Birth - 30 Dec 1937
    Birth - 1937
    Alabama

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    1955 - 1975 Vietnam War  - Age: 32 years
    Grade
    E7
    Service Start Date
    15 Aug 1969
    Conflict Period
    Vietnam War
    Company
    A Co
    Regiment
    3rd Infantry
    Specialty
    Light Weapons Infantry (ARMY)
    Battalion
    4th Bn
    Major Command
    11th LIB
    Rank
    Chief Shipfitter (Navy) OR Sergeant First Class (Army)
    Years Served
    12
    Branch
    Army
    Served For
    United States of America
    Casualty - 21 Sep 1969  - Age: 32 years
    Hostile, Died
    Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
    Recovered
    14 km W of Duc Pho
    Enlistment
    Regular
    1955 - 1975 Vietnam War  - Age: 32 years
    Conflict Period
    Vietnam War
    Branch
    Army
    Rank
    Sergeant First Class
    Service Dates
    1957 - 1969
    Wall Coordinates
    18W 120
    Status
    USA Veteran
    MOS
    11G50-Infantry Senior Sergeant
    MOS Group
    IN-Infantry (Enlisted)
    served-for
    United States of America

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    Award - 1967  - Age: 29 years
    Korean Defense Service Medal (1954-TBD)

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 31 years
    Silver Star

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 31 years
    Bronze Star

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 31 years
    Bronze Star

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 31 years
    Purple Heart

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 31 years
    Purple Heart

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 31 years
    Army Commendation Medal

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 31 years
    Army Good Conduct Medal

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 31 years
    Army Good Conduct Medal

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 31 years
    Army Good Conduct Medal

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 31 years
    Army Good Conduct Medal

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 31 years
    National Defense Service Medal (2001-Pre...

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 31 years
    Vietnam Service Medal

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 31 years
    Vietnamese Military Merit Medal

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 31 years
    Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm Indivi...

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 31 years
    Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm Indivi...

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 31 years
    Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation

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    Award - 1969  - Age: 31 years
    Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

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    Casualty - 21 Sep 1969  - Age: 32 years
    Quang Ngai
    KIA-Killed in Action
    Multiple Fragmentation Wounds

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    Death - 21 Sep 1969  - Age: 32 years
    31
    Burial
    Shadow Lawn Memorial Park

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    Full Name
    Joe Albert Foster, Jr
    Religion
    Protestant - No Denominational Preference
    Race or Ethnicity
    African-American
    Hometown
    Birmingham, AL
    Memorial Wall Location: Panel
    18W
    Memorial Wall Location: Line
    120
    Gender
    Male
    Marriage
    Married
    Gender
    Male

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