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Thomas Vaughan "Tommy" Cogan, Jr
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Birth: Feb. 7, 1933
Charleston
Kanawha County
West Virginia, USA
Death: May 1, 1999
Dale City
Prince William County
Virginia, USA

Tom served in the United States Marine Corps for 25 years and retired as the command sergeant major of the Marine Corps base at Quantico, Va.

He was the youngest command sergeant major in the Marine Corps.

While serving in Vietnam was awarded the:
Bronze Star with Valor
Purple Heart
Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Silver Star
Vietnam Service Medal with six stars
Civil Actions Color 1st Class Medal
Vietnam Merit Unit Citation
Presidential Unit Citation with three stars
Meritorious Unit Citation
Navy Unit Citation with one Star
Combat Action Ribbon
National Defense Service Medal with one Star
Vietnam Service Ribbon with palm and frame
Good Conduct Medal with five stars
Rifle Expert Requal Bar 4th
Pistol Expert Requal Bar 3rd 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Vaughan Cogan (1911 - 1981)
 
 Spouse:
  Joan Pauley Cogan (1935 - 1980)
 
Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: 65, 0, 1081
 
Created by: PattiEnter
Record added: Feb 20, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65897517
Thomas Vaughan Tommy Cogan, Jr
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Thomas Vaughan Tommy Cogan, Jr
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Thomas Vaughan Tommy Cogan, Jr
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 Added: Jul. 1, 2011
30 dedicated years
- PattiEnter
 Added: Jul. 1, 2011
Dad always liked flowers at the house
- PattiEnter
 Added: Feb. 20, 2011
 
 
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