Takeshi "Tak" Fukushima

Gender Male
Birth date 1930-6-16
Place of birth San Gabriel CA, U.S.A.
Inducted , Los Angeles CA
Enlistment type Volunteer
Service branch Army
Service type Peacetime
Unit type Combat
Units served Infantry units, intelligence units and reserve units
Military specialty Intelligence
Stationed U.S.A., Korea, Japan
Separated Los Angeles CA
Unit responsibility Various units, various areas
Personal responsibility Executive officer, Deputy Commander, Commander and various staff duties to include General Staff.
Major battles (if served in a war zone) Korean War - Spring offensive, Kumsom Valley, Uijombu and Kumhwa.
Awards, medals, citations (individual or unit) Bronze Star Medal - Performance above and beyond call of duty
Meritorious Service Medal - Service considered meritorious
Combat Infantryman's Badge - Enemy fire
Living conditions Conditions under combat situations during the Korean War.
Most vivid memory of military experience Difficult to imagine the adversities and trauma of battle conditions one encountered at this time. How do you relate to the terror and nightmares of battle violence now?
Missed most whilst in the military Everything sometimes and nothing other times.
Most important thing, personally, to come from military experience? Patriotism and dedication to one's country.

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