MELVIN S DRY
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HONORED ON PANEL 1W, LINE 38 OF THE WALL

MELVIN SPENCE DRY

WALL NAME

MELVIN S DRY

PANEL / LINE

1W/38

DATE OF BIRTH

03/13/1946

CASUALTY PROVINCE

OFFSHORE, PR&MR UNK.

DATE OF CASUALTY

06/06/1972

HOME OF RECORD

KINGS POINT

COUNTY OF RECORD

Nassau County

STATE

NY

BRANCH OF SERVICE

NAVY

RANK

LT

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LEFT FOR MELVIN SPENCE DRY
POSTED ON 6.6.2022
POSTED BY: Grateful Vietnam Veteran

Bronze Star Medal Award for Valor

Lt. Melvin Spence Dry was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for Valor, with Combat Distinguishing Device (V), for his exemplary courage in action. He served as a Special Warfare Officer and was assigned to A PLT, SEAL TEAM 1, PACFLT.
See http://www.virtualwall.org/dd/DryMS01a.htm


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POSTED ON 6.6.2022
POSTED BY: Frank Biddulph

Honor and integrity

Lt. Melvin Spence Dry, today 6/6/2022 marks the 50th anniversary of that fateful night that you were killed doing what you were trained to. You and your team were committed to your mission no matter what the cost. I being a Navy vietnam veteran honor you for your great sacrifice for this country's freedom. It breaks my heart that you were not able to live out your life, the world would of been better with your presence here. RIP and see you in heaven shortly.
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POSTED ON 5.15.2022
POSTED BY: John Fabris

honoring you...

Thank you for your service to our country so long ago sir. The remembrance from fellow Naval Academy graduate Bruce Harrison is moving. As long as you are remembered you will always be with us.
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POSTED ON 3.12.2021
POSTED BY: KR

LT Melvin S. Dry, USNA 1968 - - VIRTUAL MEMORIAL HALL

Information about Lieutenant Melvin Spence Dry, USNA Class of 1968, from the U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association Virtual Memorial Wall is at this website link:

https://usnamemorialhall.org/index.php/MELVIN_S._DRY,_LT,_USN
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POSTED ON 3.13.2020
POSTED BY: Dennis Wriston

I'm proud of our Vietnam Veterans

Lieutenant Melvin Spence Dry, Served with the A Platoon, Seal Team 1, Naval Special Warfare Group 1 (NSWG-1), Pacific Fleet.
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