SGT John Melvin

SGT John Melvin

Dates of Service: Sep 1967 - Aug 1970
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  • PVT Sep 67
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  • SGT Oct 69

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Bio 

I have traveled extensively worldwide and lived & worked abroad for many years in Asia & Europe. I had a good and interesting 30+ year career as an engineer/manager in the chemical industry. I am an Army Special Forces Airborne & Vietnam, service connected 100% disabled vet. I am enjoying retirement living on the NC coast & beach.

Military Experiences

Aug 1969 - Aug 1970
5th SFG(A)
Special Forces Communications Sergeant
Base and field communications in RVN III Corps and Cambodia. 3rd Mobile Strike Force Command. My commander was MOH recipient, LTC Ola Mize.
Jan 1969 - Jul 1969
7th SFG(A)
Special Forces Communications Sergeant
Base and field communications. JTOC, Panama; Northwestern Special Warfare Center, Fort Greely, AK; Operation Exotic Dancer, Puerto Rico.

Deployments

(1 year, 1 month)
Aug 1969 - Aug 1970
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Vietnam War
5th Special Forces, 3rd Mobile Strike Force. Base and field communications. Strike Force operations in RVN III Corps and Cambodia. My commander was MOH recipient, LTC Ola Mize.

Military Credentials

Individual & Special Skill Schools

May 1968 - Dec 1968

Special Forces Training Group (Airborne) - Commo

Apr 1968 - May 1968

Jan 1968 - Mar 1968

05C Radio Teletype

Nov 1967 - Dec 1967

05B Radio Operator

Foreign Language Skills

1996

Indonesian (3+/3+)

Security Clearance
Top Secret

Academic Degrees

Academic Degrees

1976 - 1979

University of South Carolina

Chemical Engineering, MBA Graduate Studies

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