|Rank||Private First Class U.S. Army|
|Date of Death||October 14 1951|
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Private First Class Kortyna was awarded the Purple Heart, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
Private First Class Kortyna was a member of the 3rd Reconnaissance Company, 3rd Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on October 14, 1951.