Sgt. 1st. Class Thomas Sharpling

                                                  

                                                     Thomas  "T-Bone" Sharpling

                                                      Sergeant First Class U.S. Army


                                                                     1950-1953

                                                            Areas of Assignment

               Fort Riley Kansas:  Basic Training, Fort Leonardwood Missouri: Drill
              Sergeant and Republic of Korea: Combat Engineers, Regimental Combat Team.

                                                          Awards and Decorations

                Bronze Star Medal with "V" Device, National Defense Service Medal, Combat
               Service Medal, Korean Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, United
               Nations Korean Service Medal, Korean Presidential Unit Citation Medal, ROK
               Korean War Service Medal, WWII Army of Occupation Medal (far east), Expert
               Marksman Badge, Combat Infantryman Badge