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is honored on Panel 3E, Line 75 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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  • Thank You

    Posted on 6/13/18 - by Lucy Micik
    Dear PFC James Dragoti,
    Thank you for your service as an Infantryman with the 1st Cavalry. I read about the Ia Drang Valley, so sad. We remember all you who gave their all. It has been too long, and it's about time for us all to acknowledge the sacrifices of those like you who answered our nation's call. Please watch over America, it stills needs your strength, courage and faithfulness. Rest in peace with the angels.
  • Drafted into the Infantry...KIA with His Infantry Brothers....Nov. 1965

    Posted on 5/13/18 - by Billy
    Jimmy was drafted and served with distinction in the Infantry
    He gave Everything He Had To Give
    James Robert Dragoti
    Private First Class

    Home of Record: New York, New York
    Date of birth: Thursday, 11/09/1944

    Service: Army (Selective Service)
    Grade at loss: E3
    Rank: Private First Class
    ID No: 51552673
    MOS: 11B10 Infantryman
    LenSvc: Less than one year
    Unit: D CO, 2ND BN, 7TH CAV RGT, 1 CAV DIV

    Start Tour: Wednesday, 11/03/1965
    Cas Date: Wednesday, 11/17/1965
    Age at Loss: 21
    Remains: Body Recovered
    Location: Ia Drang Valley, South Vietnam
    Type: Hostile, Died
    Reason: Multiple Fragmentation Wounds - Ground Casualty
  • Jimmy was KIA at the Ambush at LZ Albany with 151 of his Comrades Nov 17, 1965

    Posted on 5/13/18 - by K
    He died a Soldier’s Death with 151 of His Infantry Brothers
    We still remember you Jimmy
    We still talk about you
    You Gave All you had
    God Bless You Jimmy
    RIP with the Angels in Heaven
  • James R. Dragoti

    Posted on 5/5/14 - by Juanita Paladion
    My brother James was a true American hero and he lives on thru my love and the memories we both shared before he made the supreme sacrifice of giving his life for his country.
  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 10/27/13 - by Curt Carter
    Dear PFC James Robert Dragoti, sir

    As an American, I would like to thank you for your service and for your sacrifice made on behalf of our wonderful country. The youth of today could gain much by learning of heroes such as yourself, men and women whose courage and heart can never be questioned.

    May God allow you to read this, and may He allow me to someday shake your hand when I get to Heaven to personally thank you. May he also allow my father to find you and shake your hand now to say thank you; for America, and for those who love you.

    With respect, and the best salute a civilian can muster for you, Sir

    Curt Carter
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