This is my wonderful husband Richard, he doesn’t talk much about this time in his life but from what I learned, he saved the lives of 36 others soldiers in Vietnam and suffered being wounded 6 times in battle before he passed out from blood loss.
-Submitted by his wife, Tatiana Coffman

  • Rank: Major
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Knoxville
  • Service Branch: Marine Corps
  • Conflict: Vietnam
  • Awards: Silver Star, Purple Heart with 4 Oak Leaf Clusters, Marine Corps Service Award, Vietnam Valor Awards, Free Fall Wings, Reconnaissance Award, CIB Award
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar I, Panel
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