MILITARY LEGACY OF PERRY COUNTY, KENTUCKY AND BEYOND

GENEALOGY ~ PHOTOGRAPHS ~ LETTERS ~ HISTORY






Written And Compiled By Waukesha Lowe Sammons

Daughter of Daskum Combs (1917 - 2005) and Technical Sergeant, Albert Roy "Jake" Lowe (1917 - 1944),

who was awarded a Silver Star Medal for Action Taken on The Fourth of July 1944 in France,

and who was Killed In Action on September 16, 1944 in World War II.

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OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM (2003 - 2010)

PERRY COUNTY, KENTUCKY SOLDIERS, SAILORS, AIRMEN, MARINES

REMEMBER AND NAME, A - Z

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CAUDILL

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CAUDILL, SAMUEL LEE, VIETNAM ERA AND OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM, DISTINGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL WITH TWO OAK LEAF CLUSTERS.
HOMETOWN:  HAZARD, Perry County, Kentucky, USA.
OTHER RESIDENCE:  Plymouth, Michigan.  Kingston, Washington.  Sweinfort, West Germany.  Mason’s Creek, Perry County, Kentucky.
DATE OF BIRTH: 
PARENTS:  Bernice Hill and Elmer Caudill.
PATERNAL GRANDPARENTS:  Amanda Farler and Nelson Caudill.
MATERNAL GRANDPARENTS:  Delia Martin and Howard Hill.
SPOUSE:  Mary Elizabeth Brown.
ENTERED SERVICE FROM:  Kentucky.
ENLISTMENT DATE:  11 October 1966.                                                                                                                            DISCHARGE DATE:  15 November 2007.
SERVICE NUMBER: 
RANK:  Command Sergeant Major, CSM E-9.
BRANCH OF SERVICE:  U. S. Army.
COMBAT ORGANIZATION:  Army National Guard, Kentucky.  Patton’s Third Army (Mid-East).  38 Years of Total Service.
BATTLES, CAMPAIGNS, THEATRES:  Operation Iraqi Freedom.  Patton’s Third Army, Iraq, Kuwait, 2005-2006, Middle East, Two Tours.
STATUS:  Survived The War.
MEMORIALIZED:  COMMAND SERGEANT MAJOR SAM CAUDILL BRIDGE, Highway 7 and 15, Jeff, Perry County, Kentucky.
U. S. AWARDS, CERTIFICATES, MEDALS:  DISTNGUISHED SERVICE MEDAL WITH TWO OAK LEAF CLUSTERS (Mid-East Theatre).  Meritorious Service Medal (2).  Army Commendation Medal (3).  Army Achievement Medal (4).  National Defense Medal.  Army Service Ribbon.  Good Conduct Medal.  Global War On Terrorism Expeditionary Medal.  Global War On Terrorism Service Medal.  Reserved Overseas Medal (3).  Non-Commissioned Officer Development Program, NCODP (4).  Army National Guard Active Duty Ribbon (7).  Graduate, Sergeants Major Academy Class 27, Fort Bliss, Texas. 
SOURCE:  Samuel Lee Caudill.
NOTE:  I placed my fourth cousin, Samuel Lee Caudill on my ~ Combs Collins Sumner Adams Holbrook Caudill Kelley Mullins; Brashear Young Campbell Cornett Woods Dorton Asher Bowling Sizemore ~ Maternal Family Tree, that I created on Ancestry.

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