Robert I. Vickers

Robert I. Vickers

Born: December 9, 1938

Lived in Portsmouth for 40 years

Robert I. Vickers

Commander

Commendations: See details

  • Joint Service Commendation Medal
  • Meritorious Service Medal
  • National Defense Service Medal
  • Navy
  • Navy Achievement Medal
  • Navy Commendation Medal
  • Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation
  • Navy Unit Commendation
  • Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation with Palm - Air Force / Navy / Marine Corps / Coast Guard Frame
  • Sea Service Deployment Ribbon
  • Vietnam Campaign Medal
  • Vietnam Service Medal
  • Vietnamese Staff Service Award

Served During:

Vietnam War,

Served In:

  • US Navy
Joint Service Commendation Medal
Joint Service Commendation Medal
Meritorious Service Medal
Meritorious Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Navy
Navy "E" Ribbon
Navy Achievement Medal
Navy Achievement Medal
Navy Commendation Medal
Navy Commendation Medal
Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation
Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation
Navy Unit Commendation
Navy Unit Commendation
Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation with Palm - Air Force / Navy / Marine Corps / Coast Guard Frame
Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation with Palm - Air Force / Navy / Marine Corps / Coast Guard Frame
Sea Service Deployment Ribbon
Sea Service Deployment Ribbon
Vietnam Campaign Medal
Vietnam Campaign Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Vietnam Service Medal
Vietnamese Staff Service Award
Vietnamese Staff Service Award

USS Vogelgesang (DD-862)

Navy Achievement Medal; Navy Achievement Medal with V; Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal; Vietnam Service Medal; Republic of Vietnam Meritorious Unit Citation (Gallantry Cross Medal Color with Palm); Sea Service Ribbon; Joint Service Commendation; Navy Commendation with Combat “V”; National Defense Service Medal; Navy Unit Commendation (NUC); Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation (MUC) (NUC/MUC 67-68); Vietnamese Staff Service Award 2nd Class; Meritorious Service Medal; Navy “E”.

Onboard the USS Vogelgesang (DD-862). The USS Vogelgesang (DD-862) was a Gearing-class destroyer in the United States Navy. She was named for Rear Admiral Carl Theodore Vogelgesang USN (1869–1927). 1960 NAVY OCS; 1961 COMMISIONED ENSIGN; 1961-1964 DESTROYER SAN DIEGO; 1964-1966 WASHINGTON, D.C. SHORE DUTY; 1966-1968 DESTROYER; 1968-1970 SANDIEGO SHORE DUTY; 1970-1971 VIETNAM; 1971-1973 NEWPORT DESTROYER; 1974-1976 DRUISER; 1976-1978 STAFF CINCPACFLT; 1978-1981 DESTROYER COMMAND (2).