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  • Date of Birth:4/18/1927
  • Date of Casualty:10/24/1963
  • Home of Record:PARIS
  • County of Record:BOURBON COUNTY
  • State:KY
  • Branch of Service:AIR FORCE
  • Rank:SSGT
  • Panel/Row: 1E, 33
  • Casualty Province:PROV UNKNOWN, MR IV


  • Date of Birth:7/24/1931
  • Date of Casualty:11/8/1963
  • Home of Record:CANTON
  • County of Record:MCPHERSON COUNTY
  • State:KS
  • Branch of Service:ARMY
  • Rank:SFC
  • Panel/Row: 1E, 34
  • Casualty Province:PR & MR UNKNOWN


is honored on Panel 1E, Row 33 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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  • Rocky Versace - 51 years

    Posted on 9/26/16 - by kr
    Fifty-one years after his murder by the Viet Cong and 10 days after POW/MIA Recognition Day 2016, Rocky Versace's remains have yet to be returned by the communist Vietnamese and he is unaccounted for - the U.S. Army's only Medal of Honor recipient from the Vietnam War who is MIA. The "Friends of Rocky Versace" remember him this day.
  • Rocky - 51st Anniversary of his Murder by the VC

    Posted on 9/26/16 - by kr
    The "Friends of Rocky Versace" remember POW CPT "Rocky" Versace on the 51st anniversary of his murder at the hands of the Viet Cong in a jungle POW camp (26 Sep 1965). Rocky is the U.S. Army's only Medal of Honor recipient from the Vietnam War whose remains have not been returned by the communists. The painting of CPT Versace is in the John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center (JFKSWC) Headquarters.
  • National Medal of Honor Day - CPT Rocky Versace

    Posted on 3/25/16 - by kr
    On this National Medal of Honor Day, the “Friends of Rocky Versace” salute CPT Humbert Roque “Rocky” Versace, USMA Class of 1959. CPT Versace was one of 8 West Point men who received the Medal of Honor during the Vietnam War – 4 were posthumous awards. The other 7 men were: (1) Col William Atkinson Jones III, USMA Class of 1945 (Cullum # 14654); (2) LTC Andre Cavaro Lucas, USMA Class of 1954 (Cullum # 19779) – posthumous; (3) CPT Roger Hugh Donlon, Ex-1959; (4) 1stLt Frank Stanley Reasoner, USMA Class of 1962 (Cullum # 24302) – posthumous; (5) CPT Robert Franklin Foley, USMA Class of 1963 (Cullum # 24913); (6) CPT Paul William Bucha, USMA Class of 1965 (Cullum # 25503); and (7) 1LT James Alton Gardner, Ex-1965 – posthumous.
  • Peace with Honor

    Posted on 3/16/16 - by Bob Ahles, Vietnam Vet, St. Cloud, MN
    You were one of the brave that answered the call. You honored us by your service and sacrifice. We now honor you each time we stand and sing the words “THE LAND OF THE FREE AND THE HOME OF THE BRAVE”. Rest in Peace and Honor Rocky.
  • Rocky - Murdered by VC 50 years ago

    Posted on 9/26/15 - by kr
    The "Friends of Rocky Versace" remember CPT HR "Rocky" Versace on the 50th anniversary of his murder by the Viet Cong (26 Sep 1965). MAJ (then 1LT, later COL) James N. "Nick" Rowe noted that date in his POW memoir, "Five Years to Freedom" as the date the communist North Vietnamese announced Rocky's "execution" by the VC.
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