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At Capitol Display, Huey Helicopter Spurs Reflection For Vietnam Vets

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — As the last of the 140 black engraved panels snapped into place Wednesday, the true cost of the Vietnam War came alive in St. 385 more words

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You are 20 years old, Infantry, 101st Airborne Division, seated in the open door of a Huey helicopter launched on aCA (Combat Assault by Air)— There are five other Soldiers seated on the floor of the ship with you. 812 more words

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MOH : Master Sergent Roy Benavidez

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Master Sergeant (then Staff Sergeant) Roy P. BENAVIDEZ United States Army, distinguished himself by a series of daring and extremely valorous actions on 2 May 1968 while assigned to Detachment B56, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), 1st Special Forces, Republic of Vietnam. 720 more words

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MOH : Staff Sergent Drew Dennis Dix


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For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty. SSG. Dix distinguished himself by exceptional heroism while serving as a unit adviser. 308 more words

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MOH : Sergent Robert L. Howard


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For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty. 1st Lt. Howard (then SFC .), distinguished himself while serving as platoon sergeant of an American-Vietnamese platoon which was on a mission to rescue a missing American soldier in enemy controlled territory in the Republic of Vietnam. 298 more words

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MOH : Captain Rocky Versace

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For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty while a prisoner of war during the period of October 29, 1963 to September 26, 1965 in the Republic of Vietnam. 907 more words

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IT WAS FIFTY YEARS AGO TODAY... THE GREEN BERETS- STARRING JOHN WAYNE IS RELEASED IN THE THEATERS

It was fifty years ago today- the movie “The Green Berets” was released in the movie theaters in the United States. This was a John “Duke” Wayne project- he starred in the movie along with Jim Hutton, David Janssen,  Aldo Ray, Patrick Wayne and Jack Soo. 174 more words

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