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I received my service records and found the following and I am not sure what it is.

It is listed under combat:

Vietnam Air Offensive Campaign (BSS) 2 Feb 67 to 8 March 67, AFM 900-3//

My VSO says it was some type of award but is not listed in the Awards section. Does anyone know what this is?

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I received my service records and found the following and I am not sure what it is.

It is listed under combat:

Vietnam Air Offensive Campaign (BSS) 2 Feb 67 to 8 March 67, AFM 900-3//

My VSO says it was some type of award but is not listed in the Awards section. Does anyone know what this is?

Disregard. I found the answer.

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I think it is more than one Bronze Star.It could be like the bronze stars on the VSM campaign ribbon-the one with the 1960 device, I thknk that denote campaigns.

In any event I highly recommend that you fill out and send in the DD149 form.The instructions will say where to send this.

Just put Not applicable to the Injustice part.

If they correct your DD 214 to include this award and/or other awards, they will send you a DD 215 whch should always be submitted along with the 214 for VA claims purposes.

dd0149.pdf

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Thanks, it is a bronze or silver for campaign. It doesn't really matter, I guess. I was getting info on my AO claim to prove I was in Viet Nam when I saw this. I just don't understand why it was listed under Combat and not the Awards section. The only combat was I was there during Tet in '68. There is a star for that also but was not listed. Has anyone heard anymore about IHD.

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Thanks, it is a bronze or silver for campaign. It doesn't really matter, I guess. I was getting info on my AO claim to prove I was in Viet Nam when I saw this. I just don't understand why it was listed under Combat and not the Awards section. The only combat was I was there during Tet in '68. There is a star for that also but was not listed. Has anyone heard anymore about IHD.

John, I think, that during the Tet Offensive, that they pretty much conceded and decided that darn near EVERYBODY was in "combat" due to the widespread fighting going on throughout S. Vietnam. I do know that it was not pretty "up north".

just sayin..............

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We had about 60 guys in our POL unit and they passed out 6 M-16's. I respect and honor those who actually fought in combat. In my opinion they are true heros and taught my son the same. Everyone on here who fought in Viet Nam have my thanks and respect. Two days after arriving home, I was watching the evening news and saw my JP4 fuel truck burning after taking a direct hit from a rocket. My buddy survived, thank God. Compared to you guys, I had it made but still have no respect for draft dodgers and the Peanut Farmer. I can't imagine what you guys went through, I will never forget the stacks of silver caskets that were being loaded on the planes while waiting to refuel them. Also those helicopter gunships saved our behinds at Tan Shon Nut. I love this Country but do not like what this Country has become. America needs our prayers. America is free because of the Veteran and may you never forget that!

DON'T GIVE UP THE FIGHT!

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