DONALD  E.  BALLARD

Rate/Rank
HM2 / COL
Service Branch
USN 12/1965 - 2/1970
USANG 00/1973 - 00/2000
Born
12/05/1945
KANSAS CITY, MO
INDUCTED IN NATIONAL GUARD HALL OF FAME, NOVEMBER 2001
SIGNIFICANT DUTY STATIONS
COMPANY M, 3RD BATTALION, 4TH MARINES
REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM 5/16/1968
3RD MARINE DIVISION QUANG TRI PROVINCE
AMBULANCE PLATOON LEADER, COMPANY COMMANDER - CREATED MEDICAL DETACHMENT 5
SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE ADJUTANT GENERAL
SIGNIFICANT AWARDS
MEDAL OF HONOR 
PURPLE HEART W/ 2 GOLD STARS * COMBAT ACTION RIBBON 
NAVY GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL 
NATIONAL DEFENSE SERVICE MEDAL * VIETNAM SERVICE MEDAL W/ 2 STARS 
REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM CAMPAIGN MEDAL