Steers is Commander of the New York Military Order of the Purple Heart. He served with B Co., 4th BN., 21 INF. of the 11th Brigade of the American Division in TRE, Republic of South Vietnam. Conrad was severely wounded by enemy sniper fire on the morning of June 19, 1970.
He has been actively involved in the Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter #82, and the United Vets Organization of Nassau County.