Michael Peter Budaj
Michael Peter Budaj served with the Army in Vietnam between 1967 and 1968. During this time he was awarded the Bronze Star for heroism in action. Michael lost his life on May 22, 1992 to non-Hodgkins lymphoma caused by his exposure to Agent Orange in country. The American Legion Post in Plainville, CT bears his name in testimony to his community's respect for his service and sacrifice.