for DOC MATSUDA
as portrayed by Steve Akahoshi
Full Name: Matsuda,
Home Town: SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA
Service Rank: Specialist-4, MOS 91C Combat Medic
Trained at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, at the Army Medical Center .
National Defence Service Medal awarded to all who serve in the active US Military ,for longer than 90 days during wartime.
Combat Medics Badge ** see further details on
No medals detailed-- Although he is recommended for a posthumous Silver Star by
Captain Larry Heath after being killed in action in Episode 14 " Under Siege"
And would have also received a posthumous Purple Heart
Wounded :Once, shot in the back in "The Siege" and he
died as a result of his injuries
First Appearance: Episode 1, Tour of
Last Appearance: Episode 14, "Under Siege"
His parents were both placed in an Interment camp during the second world war, because of
this they lost everything.
He had already re-upped before his Tour was finished, as he wanted to take advantage of an
army scholarship to medical school.
He died 15 days and a wake up before his tour was completed.
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