Bio: Doberstein, Daniel A. – 1st Lt. (Awarded Medal – 1967)
Surnames: Doberstein, Jens
---------Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 21 Dec 1967
Vietnam – Marine First Lieutenant Daniel A. Doberstein, son of Mrs. Marion Doberstein of route 2, Marinette, and the husband of the former Miss Terry L. Jens of Owen (Clark Co., Wis.), was awarded his first Air Medal.
He earned the award for outstanding achievement in aerial flight and for courage and devotion to duty in the face of hazardous flying conditions while serving with the First Marine Aircraft Wing in Vietnam.
In addition to attacking enemy personnel and installations, aircraft of the First Marine Aircraft Wing airlist troops to battle zones, evacuate personnel, fly resupply missions, and provide close air support for U.S. Marine and allied ground forces engaged in combat operations.
The unit is also engaged in a civic action program designed to assist the Vietnamese people in completing self-help projects, such as small bridges and schools. Equipment and materials for the projects. Marine Corps Reserve Civic Action Hand. Marines in Vietnam provide the know-how and guild the Vietnamese people in carrying out these projects.
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