A Bty, 6th Bn, 29th Field Artillery (RVN)

Awarded the Bronze Star Medal
w/"V" device for Heroism
March 26, 1969

Bronze Star

His Citation Reads:

Hale, Paul D US51884583 Private First Class United States Army, Btry A, 6th Bn, 29th Arty,
4th Infantry Division, APO 96265

Awarded: Bronze Star Medal with "V" Device

Date action: 26 March 1969

Reason: For heroism in connection with military operations against an armed hostile force in the Republic of Vietnam. Private First Class Hale distinguished himself while serving as a Cannoner with Battery A, 6th Battalion, 29th Artillery, 4th Infantry Division. On 26th March 1969 Private First Class Hale's battery area came under enemy 105MM artillery fire. Despite the danger to his own life, he remained with his gun and returned fire on the enemy in an attempt to knock out their position. He continued to fire on the enemy until his area took a direct hit by an enemy round, seriously wounding him. Private First Class Hale's exceptional courage, determination,and exemplary devotion to duty are in keeping with the highest traditions of the military service and reflect great credit upon himself, his unit and the United States Army.

Authority: By direction of the President, under the provisions of Executive Order 11046,
24 August 1962.

Herbert J. McChrystal, JR.
Colonel, GS
Chief of Staff




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