|Birth: ||Feb. 1, 1942|
New York, USA
|Death: ||May 23, 2014, USA|
Born Kuzriel Meir Ben Ariel. Adopted by William Thomas Pickett in 1947. Adopted by Philip Hewett in 1957. Raised by Rev Captain Mckay and Mrs. Emma Mckay. A sickly child who contracted TB at a young age. Attended various schools until an automobile accident in 1960 crippled him. Graduated officially from Perris Union High school, Perris California in 1966. Graduated US Army Basic training August 1964. Graduated 91A10, Combat aidman 1965. Graduated Airborne School 1966. Graduated Ranger Course 1966. Graduated ROTC 1966. Graduated Special Forces Training 1966. Graduated Laboratory Specialist. Graduated General Studies BA Northwestern State College 1968. Graduated Special Forces Medical Sargent's course 1968. Graduated Vietnamese Language course 1968. Graduated Jungle Course 1968. Graduated Mountain expert Course 1968. Graduated Arabic Course 1970. Graduated Instructor course 1972. Graduated Inland Water ways course 1974. Graduated Arctic Ranger course 1974 (Ski and winter Mountaineering). Graduated Medical records Course. Awarded BA in Psychology. Awarded 914g MOS. Graduated BA Honours Judaica 1977 Concordia- McGill. Awarded 1 year work towards MA. 1978. Graduation Yeshivah 1985 Basic Rabbinical, Shochet, mohel, Sofer. Yorah Yorah 1985. Yadin Yadin 1978. Israel. Served in Viet Nam 1968-69, 1971-72. Awarded Silver Star, 3 Bronze Stars, Bronze Star with "V". Purple Heart, 1 Air Medal, Air medal with "V" device, Army Achievement metal, Army Meritorious metal, Vietnamese cross of gallantry with Palm.
Became Dayan and Misquir (secretary) of Beth Din Allyon d' America. Author of various books and web pages.
Under the wings of His Presence
Kuzriel Meir Ben Ariel, SSG
Rabbi In Israel
US Army - 5th SF Medic, "C" Co. 2/5Cav !st Cav Div
Various and Viet Nam 1968-9, 1971-2
SS, BSV,#BS, PH, AMV, AM, AA, AM, VCP
Arlington National Cemetery
Plot: Section 60, Site 10674
Created by: K M
Record added: Nov 03, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 79783860
Added: Jun. 11, 2015
Rabbi Meir, Thank you for your service to our country in Vietnam and for adding Dr. Charles Eastman and his family to find a grave.You were both versatile overachievers who accomplished so much during your time on earth. Rest in peace.|
Joy from Texas
Added: Apr. 4, 2015
Cindy Tebbetts Germany
Added: Jan. 30, 2015
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