Jerome W. Pulkrabek

Navy Badge
  • Name: Jerome W. Pulkrabek
  • Location of Birth: Grand Rapids, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: November 16, 1944
  • Date of Death:
  • Parents: Leonard and Virginia Pulkrabek
  • High School and Class: 1962 - Grand Rapids High School, Grand Rapids, Minnesota
  • College: 1971 - Bemidji State University, Bemidji, Minnesota
  • Highest Rank: 1SGT/E-8 (First Sergeant in Army)
  • Branch: Navy
  • Other Branch: Army - Minnesota National Guard
  • Date Sworn In: July 5, 1962
  • Place Sworn In: Naval Air Station in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Date of Discharge: August 21, 1965
  • Place of Discharge: Naval Station in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Units and Locations:
    Start Date End Date Unit(s) and Location(s) Served
    August, 1962 November, 1962 Basic Training at Naval Station in Great Lakes, Illinois
    November, 1962 May, 1963 Air Traffic Control School at Naval Air Station in Glencoe, Georgia
    May, 1963 August, 1965 Naval Station at Rota, Spain
    January, 1974 December, 1997 Minnesota National Guard in Grand Rapids, Brainerd, and Camp Ripley in Minnesota
  • Military Awards:
    Meritorious Service Medal
    Army Commendation Medal
    Army Achievement Medal (2)
    Naval Reserve Meritorious Service Medal

  • Military Highlights:
    Jerome served in two branches of the service. He served in the United States Navy and the United States Army in the National Guard.

  • Wars Involved:
    Vietnam Era

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