A true hero is laid to rest.
Rest in peace, Sir, rest in peace.
Vietnam War hero from S.A. is buried
A survivor of five tours in Vietnam, he received the Medal of Honor for directing a counterattack when 250 enemy troops almost overwhelmed his platoon in December 1968 when he was a sergeant first class in the U.S. Army Special Forces.
Wounded by grenades and unable to walk, he continued to command and was the last to board a helicopter that took his troops out of harm's way.
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