Peter Mitchell


1969 – 1972 Active Duty, 1972 – 1982 Reserve Duty

Drafted in November 1968; Active duty January 1969 to September 1972:  private to Sergeant E-5; Promoted to 2nd Lieutenant January 1970, Released from the USMC in September 1983 at the rank of Captain 0-3 

Vietnam service as an advisor with 1st ANGLICO (Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company) in 1972, served as areal observer and forward observer for naval gunfire, artillery and tactical air support

Purple Heart, Air Medal (5), Navy Commendation Medal, Combat Action Ribbon, Meritorious Unit Citation,

National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal; Naval Aviation Observer Badge


Military occupational Specialty:  Artillery, Naval Gunfire, Motor Transport