101 airborne combat patch
Fred Brander
1st Sergeant
Awards & Decorations

Silver Star, with 1 Oak Leaf Clusters
Bronze Star, with V and 7 Oak Leaf Clusters
Purple Hearts, with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters
Army Commendation Medal  with V and 4 Oak Leaf Clusters
Air Medal, 2 Awarded - earned the Air Medal for meritorious achievement while participating in
aerial flight in the Republic of Vietnam. (HQ, 101st Airborne Division; General Order Number
7861; 29 June 1969)
National Defense Service Medal with 1 Oak Leaf Clusters
Occupation Medal, Germany
World War II Victory Medal
Good Conduct Medal, 7 Awarded
Vietnam Gallantry Cross, with Silver Star
Vietnam Gallantry Cross, with Bronze Star
Vietnamese Honor Medal 2nd Class
Vietnamese Staff Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal, with 16 Stars
Vietnam Campaign Medal

Unit Citations

Valorous Unit Award, with 1 Oak Leaf Clusters
Meritorious Unit Award
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry, with Palm
Vietnamese Civic Action Medal
This list may not be complete. It will be updated as needed.