Ronald Earl Pace

Ronald Earl Pace

Age: 22
Branch: USN
Rank: QM2
Unit(s): UDT11, ST1
Station: South Vietnam

Fallen on: 17 May 1969
Location: Kien Giang, South Vietnam
Era: Vietnam

Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star Medal with ‘V’ device for Valor, Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Navy Presidential Unit Citation, Navy Unit Commendation Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal w/4 Bronze Stars, South Vietnam Military Merit Ribbon, Republic of Vietnam RVN Gallantry Cross Unit Citation, Republic of Vietnam Civil Action 1 C Palm Unit Citation, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Expert Rifle Medal, Expert Pistol Medal.

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

QM2 Pace died when a Viet Cong Mortar exploded as team members were attempting to disarm it.