Clarance Hartfield, Jr.
Served in: Vietnam War, Cold War
Clarance Hartfield Jr. was born in Nixon, Texas in 1942. He primarily grew up in Big Spring, Texas. Hartfield joined the Army in 1961 after graduating. He was deployed to Germany in 1962, and remained stationed there until 1964. Hartfield was then deployed to Vietnam in August of 1965 as the chief mechanic of an air ambulance crew.