73rd Airborne Brigade, Vietnam 68-69.
Eric Utley was drafted into the U.S. Army on April 9, 1968 His Basic training was at Ft. Benning, Georgia – Sandhill. ~ Advanced Infantry training, at Fort McClellan, Alabama
Awards: Parachutists Badge, Combat Infantrymans Badge, Vietnam Cross of Galantry, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, National Defense Medal, Good Conduct Medal, and Bronze Star with V device, Honorable Discharge. Combat Infantryman, M-16 Rifleman, and M-79 Grenadier, Seirra Delta, Search & Destroy, II Corps Vietnam. Honorable discharge November 1969.