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Kenneth Leon Coskey

Date of birth: December 26, 1929
Place of Birth: Michigan, Detroit
Home of record: Detroit Michigan
Status: POW

Kenneth Coskey was interned as a Prisoner of War in North Vietnam after he was shot down on September 6, 1968 and was held until his release on March 14, 1973.

AWARDS AND CITATIONS

Legion of Merit

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Awarded for actions during the Vietnam War

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Commander Kenneth Leon Coskey, United States Navy, was awarded the Legion of Merit with Combat "V" for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States while serving as a Prisoner of War in North Vietnam.

Action Date: Vietnam War

Service: Navy

Rank: Commander

Prisoner of War Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Vietnam War

Commander Kenneth Leon Coskey, United States Navy, was held as a Prisoner of War in North Vietnam from September 6, 1968 until his release on March 14, 1973.

Action Date: September 6, 1968 - March 14, 1973

Service: Navy

Rank: Commander

Division: Prisoner of War (North Vietnam)