The Ultimate Sacrifice

Vietnam

James “Cookie” Lorenzo Watkins

James “Cookie” Lorenzo Watkins

James “Cookie” Lorenzo Watkins Age: 23Branch: USNRank(s): SN, EM3Unit(s): ST2, IUWU, ST1Station: Coronado, CA Fallen on: 03 Dec 1975Location: San Diego, CAEra(s): Vietnam, Cold WarCampaign: Training Medals & Commendations: Good Conduct Medal, National Defense...

Jack James Squires

Jack James Squires

Jack James Squires Age: 27Branch: USNRank(s): FA, EM1Unit(s): UDT22, ST2Station: Little Creek, VA Fallen on: 21 Apr 1975Location: Athens, GreeceEra(s): Vietnam, Cold WarCampaign: Medals & Commendations: Silver Star, Bronze Star Medal with 'V' device for Valor,...

Lawrence “Willy” Clifton Williams, Jr

Lawrence “Willy” Clifton Williams, Jr

Lawrence “Willy” Clifton Williams, Jr Age: 24Branch: USNRank: HM3Unit(s): UDT22, UDT13Station: South Vietnam Fallen on: 18 Sep 1970Location: Quang Nam, South VietnamEra: VietnamCampaign: Medals & Commendations: Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Navy Presidential...

Franklin “Jerry” Gerald Waters

Franklin “Jerry” Gerald Waters

Franklin “Jerry” Gerald Waters Age: 24Branch: USNRank(s): SN, BM1Unit: ST2Station: Little Creek, VA Fallen on: 18 Nov 1971Location: Suffolk, VAEra: VietnamCampaign: Training Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star with 'V' device for Valor and Gold Star, Purple Heart,...

Toby Arthur Thomas

Toby Arthur Thomas

Toby Arthur Thomas Age: 21Branch: USNRank: FNUnit: ST1Station: South Vietnam Fallen on: 23 Jun 1970Location: Phong Dinh, South VietnamEra: VietnamCampaign: Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star Medal with 'V' device for Valor, Combat Action Ribbon, Navy Presidential...

James Franklin Thames

James Franklin Thames

James Franklin Thames Age: 27Branch: USNRRank(s): ENS, LTUnit(s): ST1, ST2Station: South Vietnam Fallen on: 19 Jan 1971Location: An Xugen, South VietnamEra: VietnamCampaign: Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star Medal with 'V' device for Valor and two Gold Stars,...

Richard John Solano

Richard John Solano

Richard John Solano Age: 22Branch: USNRank: MM2Unit: ST1Station: South Vietnam Fallen on: 23 Jun 1970Location: Phong Dinh, South VietnamEra: VietnamCampaign: Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star Medal with 'V' device for Valor, Combat Action Ribbon, Navy...

James “Gasman” Lee Riter

James “Gasman” Lee Riter

James “Gasman” Lee Riter Age: 21Branch: USNRank(s): SA, EM3Unit(s): UDT13, ST1Station: South Vietnam Fallen on: 20 Dec 1970Location: Kien Hoa, South VietnamEra: VietnamCampaign: Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star Medal with 'V' device for valor, Purple Heart w/...

Luco William Palma

Luco William Palma

Luco William Palma Age: 20 Branch: USN Rank: SN Unit: UDT13 Station: South Vietnam Fallen on: 18 Sep 1970 Location: Quang Nam, South Vietnam Era: Vietnam Campaign: Medals & Commendations: Purple Heart, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Combat Action Ribbon,...

Lester “Les” James Moe

Lester “Les” James Moe

Lester “Les” James Moe Age: 26Branch: USNRank(s): TM2, TM1Unit: ST1Station: South Vietnam Fallen on: 29 Mar 1971Location: Kien Giang, South VietnamEra: VietnamCampaign: Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star Medal with 'V' device for Valor and Gold Star, Purple...

James Raymond Gore

James Raymond Gore

James Raymond Gore Age: 23Branch: USNRank(s): SA, BM3Unit: ST1Station: South Vietnam Fallen on: 23 Jun 1970Location: Phong Dinh, South VietnamEra: VietnamCampaign: Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star Medal with 'V' device for Valor, Purple Heart, Navy and Marine...

Richard Calvin Goodson

Richard Calvin Goodson

Richard Calvin Goodson Age: 31Branch: USNRank(s): TMSA, GMT2Unit(s): UDT22, BUD/S, UDT12Station: Coronado, CA Fallen on: 30 Oct 1973Location: San Diego, CAEra: VietnamCampaign: Training Medals & Commendations: Navy and Marine Corps Medal, Navy Meritorious Unit...

John Stewart Durlin

John Stewart Durlin

John Stewart Durlin Age: 21Branch: USNRank(s): FA, SM3Unit: ST1Station: South Vietnam Fallen on: 23 Jun 1970Location: Phong Dinh, South VietnamEra: VietnamCampaign: Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star Medal with 'V' device for Valor, Navy and Marine Corps...

Melvin Spence Dry

Melvin Spence Dry

Melvin Spence Dry Age: 26 Branch: USN Rank(s): LTJG, LT Unit(s): UDT13, ST1 Station: South Vietnam Fallen on: 06 Jun 1972 Location: South Vietnam, Tonkin Gulf Era: Vietnam Campaign: Operation Thunderbird Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star Medal with 'V' device...

John Joseph Donnelly, III

John Joseph Donnelly, III

John Joseph Donnelly, III Age: 20Branch: USNRank(s): RMSN, RM3Unit: ST1Station: South Vietnam Fallen on: 23 Jun 1970Location: Phong Dinh, South VietnamEra: VietnamCampaign: Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star Medal with 'V' device for Valor, Purple Heart, Combat...

David “Skinner” Eugene Devine

David “Skinner” Eugene Devine

David "Skinner" Eugene Devine Age: 26Branch: USNRank(s): SA, SFP3Unit(s): UDT11, ST1Station: South Vietnam Fallen on: 05 May 1968Location: Kien Hoa, South VietnamEra: VietnamCampaign: Medals & Commendations: Purple Heart, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal...

Michael Raymond Collins

Michael Raymond Collins

Michael Raymond Collins Age: 28Branch: USNRank(s): LTJG, LTUnit(s): UDT11, ST1Station: South Vietnam Fallen on: 04 Mar 1971Location: Kien Hoa (Giang) South VietnamEra: VietnamCampaign: Medals & Commendations: Navy Cross, Silver Star, Purple Heart, Joint Service...

Donald Henry Zillgitt

Donald Henry Zillgitt

Donald Henry Zillgitt Age: 24Branch: USNRank(s): SK3, SK2Unit: ST1Station: South Vietnam Fallen on: 12 May 1968Location: Vinh Binh, South VietnamEra: VietnamCampaign: Medals & Commendations: Silver Star, Purple Heart, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal with...

Robert Leroy Worthington

Robert Leroy Worthington

Robert Leroy Worthington Age: 35 Branch: USN Rank: HMC Unit: UDT13 Station: South Vietnam Fallen on: 12 Apr 1969 Location: An Xugen, South Vietnam, Duong Keo Era: Vietnam Campaign: Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star Medal with 'V' device for Valor, Purple Heart...

Richard Ogden Wolfe

Richard Ogden Wolfe

Richard Ogden Wolfe Age: 27Branch: USNRank: HM1Unit(s): UDT22, ST1Station: South Vietnam Fallen on: 30 Nov 1969Location: An Xugen, South VietnamEra: VietnamCampaign: Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star Medal with 'V' device for Valor, Purple Heart, Combat Action...

David “Willy Lump Lump” Allen Wilson

David “Willy Lump Lump” Allen Wilson

David “Willy Lump Lump” Allen Wilson Age: 31Branch: USNRank(s): DC3, SM1, SMCUnit(s): UDT22, UDT21, UDT12, ST1 (Plankowner)Station: South Vietnam Fallen on: 14 Jan 1969Location: Vinh Long, South VietnamEra: VietnamCampaign: Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star with...

Arthur “One Lump” Caswell Williams, Jr

Arthur “One Lump” Caswell Williams, Jr

Arthur “One Lump” Caswell Williams, Jr Age: 30Branch: USNRank(s): GMT2, GMG1Unit: ST2Station: South Vietnam Fallen on: 11 Apr 1968Location: Go Cong, South Vietnam, MekongEra: VietnamCampaign: Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star Medal with 'V' device for Valor,...

Robert Kay Wagner

Robert Kay Wagner

Robert Kay Wagner Age: 35Branch: USNRank(s): SK2, Sk1Unit: ST1 (Plankowner)Station: South Vietnam Fallen on: 15 Aug 1968Location: Vinh Binh, South VietnamEra: VietnamCampaign: Medals & Commendations: Legion of Merit with 'V' device for Valor, Bronze Star with 'V'...

Kenneth Edward Van Hoy

Kenneth Edward Van Hoy

Kenneth Edward Van Hoy Age: 27Branch: USNRank: ATN1Unit(s): UDT21, UDT11, ST1Station: South Vietnam Fallen on: 17 May 1969Location: Kien Giang, South VietnamEra: VietnamCampaign: Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star Medal with 'V' device for Valor and Silver Star,...

Dennis R. Turner

Dennis R. Turner

Dennis R. Turner Age: 26Branch: USNRank(s): IC2, IC1Unit: ST2Station: South Vietnam Fallen on: 12 Feb 1968Location: Baltimore, MDEra: VietnamCampaign: Training Medals & Commendations: Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal. Hometown: Northborough, MA Details:IC2...

Frederick “Rick” Eugene Trani, Jr

Frederick “Rick” Eugene Trani, Jr

Frederick “Rick” Eugene Trani, Jr Age: 28Branch: USNRank(s): ENS, LTUnit: ST2Station: South Vietnam Fallen on: 26 Sep 1968Location: Dinh Tuong, South Vietnam, MekongEra: VietnamCampaign: Medals & Commendations: Silver Star, Legion of Merit with 'V' device for...

Eugene Sanford Tinnin

Eugene Sanford Tinnin

Eugene Sanford Tinnin Age: 39Branch: USNRank(s): ET3, ET2, CWO1Unit(s): UDT4 (Plankowner), UDT22, UDT21, ST2, ST1Station: South Vietnam Fallen on: 20 Aug 1968Location: Vinh Long, South VietnamEra: VietnamCampaign: Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star with 'V'...

Joseph Obeso Salas, Jr

Joseph Obeso Salas, Jr

Joseph Obeso Salas, Jr Age: 20Branch: USNRank: CEP3Unit: UDT22Station: USS Lindenwald Fallen on: 26 Jun 1964Location: TurkeyEra: VietnamCampaign: Training Medals & Commendations: Hometown: Merced, CA Details:CEP3 Salas was diving a closed circuit rig while in...

Roberto Ramos

Roberto Ramos

Roberto Ramos Age: 23Branch: USNRank(s): AN, ABH2Unit: ST2Station: South Vietnam Fallen on: 1968Location: Phong Dinh, South Vietnam, Long XuyenEra: VietnamCampaign: Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star with 'V' device for Valor, Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon,...

Walter Glenn Pope

Walter Glenn Pope

Walter Glenn Pope Age: 34Branch: USNRank(s): BM2, BM1Unit(s): UDT12, ST1Station: South Vietnam Fallen on: 29 Apr 1968Location: Kien Hoa, South VietnamEra: VietnamCampaign: Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star Medal with 'V' device for Valor, Purple Heart, Combat...

Donnie “Pat” Lee Patrick

Donnie “Pat” Lee Patrick

Donnie “Pat” Lee Patrick Age: 30Branch: USNRank(s): CS2, CS1Unit(s): UDT11, ST1Station: South Vietnam Fallen on: 15 May 1968Location: Vinh Long, South VietnamEra: VietnamCampaign: Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star with 'V' device for Valor, Purple Heart Medal,...

Ronald Earl Pace

Ronald Earl Pace

Ronald Earl Pace Age: 22Branch: USNRank: QM2Unit(s): UDT11, ST1Station: South Vietnam Fallen on: 17 May 1969Location: Kien Giang, South VietnamEra: VietnamCampaign: Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star Medal with 'V' device for Valor, Purple Heart, Combat Action...

David Lamprey Nicholas

David Lamprey Nicholas

David Lamprey Nicholas Age: 25Branch: USNRRank: LTJGUnit(s): UDT12, ST1Station: South Vietnam Fallen on: 17 Oct 1969Location: An Xugen, South VietnamEra: VietnamCampaign: Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star Medal with 'V' device for Valor, Purple Heart, Combat...

Ronald Keith Neal

Ronald Keith Neal

Ronald Keith Neal Age: 21Branch: USNRank(s): RMSN, RM3Unit(s): UDT11, ST1Station: South Vietnam Fallen on: 07 Apr 1967Location: Gia Dinh, South Vietnam, Vam Sat River mouthEra: VietnamCampaign: Medals & Commendations: Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Navy...

Lowell Wayne “Pop” Meyer

Lowell Wayne “Pop” Meyer

Lowell Wayne “Pop” Meyer Age: 24 Branch: USN Rank: MM2 Unit: ST1 Station: South Vietnam Fallen on: 17 May 1969 Location: Kien Giang, South Vietnam Era: Vietnam Campaign: Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star with 'V' device for Valor, Purple Heart, Combat Action...

Harry Albert Mattingly, Jr

Harry Albert Mattingly, Jr

Harry Albert Mattingly, Jr Age: 26 Branch: USN Rank(s): GMGSN, GMG2, GMG1 Unit(s): UDT21, ST2 Station: South Vietnam Fallen on: 16 Jan 1969 Location: Phong Dinh, South Vietnam Era: Vietnam Campaign: Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star with 'V' device for Valor and...

Walter “Horse” Adin Marshall, Jr

Walter “Horse” Adin Marshall, Jr

Walter “Horse” Adin Marshall, Jr Age: 20Branch: USNRank: SAUnit: UDT12Station: Coronado, CA Fallen on: 11 Aug 1964Location: Oceanside, CAEra: VietnamCampaign: Training Medals & Commendations: Hometown: Aberdeen, WA Details:SA Marshall disappeared after jumping...

Daniel McCarthy Mann

Daniel McCarthy Mann

Daniel McCarthy Mann Age: 24Branch: USNRank: LTJGUnit: ST1Station: South Vietnam Fallen on: 07 Apr 1967Location: Gia Dinh, South Vietnam, Vam Sat River mouthEra: VietnamCampaign: Medals & Commendations: Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Navy Presidential Unit...

Lin Albert Mahner

Lin Albert Mahner

Lin Albert Mahner Age: 25Branch: USNRank: HM1Unit: ST1Station: South Vietnam Fallen on: 25 May 1969Location: Kien Giang, South VietnamEra: VietnamCampaign: Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star with ‘V’ device for Valor and Gold Star, Purple Heart, Combat Action...

Billy Wayne Machen

Billy Wayne Machen

Billy Wayne Machen Age: 27Branch: USNRank(s): RD3, RD2, RD1 (posthumously)Unit(s): UDT12, ST1Station: South Vietnam Fallen on: 19 Aug 1966Location: Quang Nam, South Vietnam, Rung Sat ZoneEra: VietnamCampaign: Medals & Commendations: Silver Star, Purple Heart,...

Roy Benjamin Keith

Roy Benjamin Keith

Roy Benjamin Keith Age: 22Branch: USNRank: SNUnit(s): UDT11, ST1Station: South Vietnam Fallen on: 07 Apr 1967Location: Ba Xugen, South VietnamEra: VietnamCampaign: Medals & Commendations: Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Navy Presidential Unit Citation, Navy...

Leslie Harold Funk, Jr

Leslie Harold Funk, Jr

Leslie Harold Funk, Jr Age: 23Branch: USNRank(s): SA, SM3Unit(s): UDT12, ST1Station: South Vietnam Fallen on: 06 Oct 1967Location: Gia Dinh, South Vietnam, Rung Sat ZoneEra: VietnamCampaign: Medals & Commendations: Combat Action Ribbon, Navy Presidential Unit...

Eugene “Tommy” Thomas Fraley

Eugene “Tommy” Thomas Fraley

Eugene “Tommy” Thomas Fraley Age: 28Branch: USNRank: ADR2Unit(s): UDT22, ST2Station: South Vietnam Fallen on: 21 Jan 1968Location: Dinh Tuong, South Vietnam, MekongEra: VietnamCampaign: Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star Medal with 'V' device for Valor, Purple...

Robert Joseph Fay

Robert Joseph Fay

Robert Joseph Fay Age: 41 Branch: USN Rank(s): PR2, LTJG, CDR Unit(s): UDT4, MACV SOG 28 Station: South Vietnam Fallen on: 28 Oct 1965 Location: Quang Nam, South Vietnam, MACV SOG Danang Era: Vietnam Campaign: Attack on the Marble Mountain Air Facility south of Danang...

Robert Eugene Condon

Robert Eugene Condon

Robert Eugene Condon Age: 33Branch: USNRank(s): LT, LCDRUnit: UDT12Station: South Vietnam Fallen on: 07 Apr 1967Location: Gia Dinh, South Vietnam, Rung Sat ZoneEra: VietnamCampaign: Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star Medal with ‘V’ device for Valor and 1 Gold...

Gordon Curtiss Brown

Gordon Curtiss Brown

Gordon Curtiss Brown Age: 35Branch: USNRank(s): MM2, EM1, EMCUnit(s): UDT2, UDT12, UDT11, ST1 (Plankowner)Station: South Vietnam Fallen on: 19 May 1968Location: Kien Giang, South VietnamEra: VietnamCampaign: Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star Medal with 'V'...

John “Bubba” Cooke Brewton

John “Bubba” Cooke Brewton

John “Bubba” Cooke Brewton Age: 26Branch: USNRank(s): ENS, LTJGUnit(s): UDT22, ST2Station: South Vietnam Fallen on: 11 Jan 1970Location: Gia Dinh, South Vietnam, MekongEra: VietnamCampaign: Medals & Commendations: Silver Star, Bronze Star Medal with 'V' device for...

Donald Earl Boston

Donald Earl Boston

Donald Earl Boston Age: 23Branch: USNRank: IC3Unit(s): UDT11, ST1Station: South Vietnam Fallen on: 07 Apr 1967Location: Gia Dinh, South Vietnam, Vam Sat River mouthEra: VietnamCampaign: Medals & Commendations: Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Navy Unit...

Frank Willis Bomar

Frank Willis Bomar

Frank Willis Bomar Age: 30Branch: USNRank(s): EN3, ENCUnit: ST1Station: South Vietnam Fallen on: 20 Dec 1970Location: Kien Hoa, South VietnamEra: VietnamCampaign: Medals & Commendations: Silver Star, Bronze Star Medal with 'V' device for Valor and 2 Gold Stars,...

Harold Edwin Birky

Harold Edwin Birky

Harold Edwin Birky Age: 20Branch: USNRank: FNUnit: ST1Station: South Vietnam Fallen on: 30 Jan 1971Location: Din Tuong, South VietnamEra: VietnamCampaign: Medals & Commendations: Bronze Star Medal with 'V' device for Valor, Purple Heart w/ Gold Star, Combat Action...

Joseph Alfred Albrecht

Joseph Alfred Albrecht

Joseph Alfred Albrecht Age: 28Branch: USNRank(s): SN, MM1Unit(s): UDT21, UDT22, ST2Station: South Vietnam Fallen on: 02 Aug 1968Location: Chau Doc, South VietnamEra: VietnamCampaign:  Medals & Commendations:  Hometown: Belle Plain, MN Details:On August 2, 1968,...

Frank George Antone

Frank George Antone

Frank George Antone Age: 21Branch: USNRank(s): SA, SNUnit: ST1Station: South Vietnam Fallen on: 23 Dec 1967Location: Gia Dinh, South Vietnam, Rung Sat ZoneEra: VietnamCampaign:  Medals & Commendations: Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Navy Presidential Unit...