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ROY P. BENAVIDEZ
Rank and Organization: Master Sergeant, Detachment B-56, 5th Special Forces Group, Republic of Vietnam. 
Place and Date: West of Loc Ninh on 2 May 1968. 
Entered Service at: Houston, Texas June 1955. 
Date and Place of Birth: 5 August 1935, DeWitt County, Cuero, Texas.

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JON R. CAVAIANI
Rank and organization: Staff Sergeant, U.S. Army, Vietnam Training Advisory Group, Republic of Vietnam.
Place and date: Republic of Vietnam, 4 and 5 June 1971.
Entered service at: Fresno, Calif.
Born: 2 August 1943, Royston, England.

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JAMES P. FLEMING
Rank and organization: Captain, U.S. Air Force, 20th Special Operations Squadron.
Place and date: Near Duc Co, Republic of Vietnam, 26 November 1968.
Entered service at: Pullman, Wash.
Born: 12 March 1943, Sedalia, Mo.

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GARY I. GORDON
(Killed in Action)
Rank and organization: Master Sergeant, U.S. Army.
Place and date: 3 October 1993, Mogadishu, Somalia.
Entered service at: Lincoln, Maine
Born: Lincoln, Maine.

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LOREN D. HAGEN
(Killed in Action)
Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, U.S. Army, Infantry, U.S. Army Training Advisory Group.
Place and date: Republic of Vietnam, 7 August 1971.
Entered service at: Fargo, N. Dak.
Born: 25 February 1946, Fargo, N. Dak.

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ROBERT L. HOWARD
Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, U.S. Army, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), 1st Special Forces.
Place and date: Republic of Vietnam, 30 December 1968.
Entered service at: Montgomery, Ala.
Born: 11 July 1939, Opelika, Ala.

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JOHN J. KEDENBURG
(Killed in Action)
Rank and organization: Specialist Fifth Class, U.S. Army, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), 1st Special Forces.
Place and date: Republic of Vietnam, 13 June 1968.
Entered service at: Brooklyn, N.Y.
Born: 31 July 1946, Brooklyn, N.Y.

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FRANKLIN D. MILLER
Rank and organization: Staff Sergeant, U.S. Army, 5th Special Forces Group, 1st Special Forces.
Place and date: Kontum province, Republic of Vietnam, 5 January 1970.
Entered service at: Albuquerque, N. Mex.
Born: 27 January 1945, Elizabeth City, N.C.

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MICHAEL A. MONSOOR
(Killed in Action)
Rank and organization: Master-At-Arms Second Class, SEAL Team 3, Naval Special Warfare Task Group Arabian Peninsula,U.S. Navy.
Place and Date: Ar Ramadi, Iraq, 29 September 2006.
Entered Service at: Garden Grove, CA.
Born: 5 April 1981, Long Beach, California.

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MICHAEL P. MURPHY
(Killed in Action)
Rank and organization: Lieutenant, U.S. Navy, SEAL Delivery Vehicle Team 1, Naval Special Warfare Task Unit.
Place and Date: Asadabad, Konar Province, Afghanistan, 27 - 28 June 2005.
Entered Service at: Patchogue, New York.
Born: 7 May 1976, Smithtown, New York

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THOMAS R. NORRIS
Rank and organization: Lieutenant, U.S. Navy, SEAL Advisor, Strategic Technical Directorate Assistance Team, Headquarters, U.S. Military Assistance Command.
Place and date: Quang Tri Province, Republic of Vietnam, 10 to 13 April 1972.
Entered service at: Silver Spring, Md.
Born: 14 January 1944, Jacksonville, Fla.

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RANDALL D. SHUGHART
(Killed in Action)
Rank and organization: Sergeant First Class, U.S. Army.
Place and date: 3 October 1993, Mogadishu, Somalia.
Entered service at: Newville, Pennsylvania.
Born: Newville, Pennsylvania.

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GEORGE K. SISLER
(Killed in Action)
Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, U.S. Army, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), 1st Special Forces. Place and Date: Republic of Vietnam. 7 February 1967.
Entered service at: Dexter, Mo.
Born: 19 September 1937, Dexter, Mo.

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MICHAEL EDWIN THORNTON
Rank and organization: Petty Officer, U.S. Navy, Navy Advisory Group.
Place and date: Republic of Vietnam, 31 October 1972.
Entered service at: Spartanburg, S.C.
Born: 23 March 1949, Greenville, S.C.

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FRED WILLIAM ZABITOSKY
Rank and organization: Sergeant First Class (then S/Sgt.), U.S. Army, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne).
Place and Date: Republic of Vietnam, 19 February 1968.
Entered service at: Trenton, N.J.
Born: 27 October 1942, Trenton, N.J.

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