William Franko

William Andrew Franko

Attended the Connellsville Joint High School

Graduated in: 1966

Branch of service: US Navy (E-4)

Served 7/28/66 to 4/3/70

Information regarding duties/deployment:
Served on the USS Bennington CVS-20, Pacific Fleet,
Served two tours in Danang and Surrounding areas of
Vietnam (Danang, Hue, Cua-Viet, Dong Ha, Quang Tri, Chu Lai)
From July 1967 to February 1969,
Was actively involved in sweeping the rivers for Land Mines
and transporting supplies to the Marines

Special Recognition Received: National Defense Service Medal,
Vietnam Service Medal and the Vietnam Campaign Medal

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