Johnny Hitchcock

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John Hitchcock

US Army

March 1967-December 1968

Vietnam August 1967 -August 1968

1st Infantry Division. 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, "C" Company,

Heavy Weapons Platoon

Obtained rank of Sergeant E-5

Awarded "Combat Infantry Badge" and "Bronze Star" for combat action.

Drill Sergeant @ Fort Gordon, August 1968, December 1968

Among my duties at Fort Gordon was to return prisoners that went AWOL.

Went to Washington DC and picked up prisoner from Walter Reed Hospital

that had tried to commit suicide by cutting his wrist.


Went to Atlanta to Fort Mac and picked up prisoner who was deranged.

800/0 Service Connected Disabled from the effects of "Agent Orange"