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Arthur J. Jackson
Jackson AJ.jpg  A light blue neck ribbon with a gold star shaped medallion hanging from it. The ribbon is similar in shape to a bowtie with 13 white stars in the center of the ribbon.
Born (1924-10-18)October 18, 1924
Cleveland, Ohio
Died June 14, 2017(2017-06-14) (aged 92)
Boise, Idaho
Allegiance  United States
Service/branch United States Marine Corps
United States Army
Years of service 1943 - 1945, 1959 - 1962 (Marine Corps)
1945 - 1959, 1962 - 1984 (Army)
Rank Captain
Unit 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines
Battles/wars World War II
*Battle of Cape Gloucester
*Battle of Peleliu
*Battle of Okinawa
Korean War
Awards Medal of Honor
Purple Heart (2)

Captain Arthur J. Jackson (October 18, 1924 – June 14, 2017) was a United States Marine. He received the Medal of Honor for his actions on Peleliu during World War II. PFC Jackson single-handedly destroyed 12 enemy pillboxes and killed 50 enemy soldiers.

On September 30, 1961, while serving at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Jackson fatally shot Rubén López Sabariego, a Cuban worker at Guantanamo, and unsuccessfully attempted to hide his body in a shallow grave.



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