HUMBERT R VERSACE
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HONORED ON PANEL 1E, LINE 33 OF THE WALL

HUMBERT ROQUE VERSACE

WALL NAME

HUMBERT R VERSACE

PANEL / LINE

1E/33

DATE OF BIRTH

07/02/1937

CASUALTY PROVINCE

PR & MR UNKNOWN

DATE OF CASUALTY

10/29/1963

HOME OF RECORD

NORFOLK

COUNTY OF RECORD

City Of Norfolk

STATE

VA

BRANCH OF SERVICE

ARMY

RANK

CAPT

STATUS

MIA

REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR HUMBERT ROQUE VERSACE
POSTED ON 7.2.2020
POSTED BY: KR

CPT Rocky Versace, USMA 1959 - Birthday Remembrance (83d)

The “Friends of Rocky Versace” remember Humbert R. "Rocky" Versace on what would’ve been his 83d birthday – 2 July 2020. As of this date, Rocky is one of 1,597 Americans who remain unaccounted for in Southeast Asia from the Vietnam War. He is one of the USMA's 10 MIAs and the U.S. Army's only Medal of Honor recipient from the Vietnam War whose remains have not been returned by the communists.
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POSTED ON 6.29.2020
POSTED BY: ANON

Never forgotten

On the remembrance of your birthday, your sacrifice is not forgotten.

There is nothing that I can type or say that will do your legacy justice. Reading the posts from those who knew you...you were one Helluva soldier.

God Bless You.
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POSTED ON 10.5.2019
POSTED BY: KR

CPT Rocky Versace - POW/MIA RECOGNITION DAY 2019

The Department of Defense conducted a ceremony at the Pentagon on Friday, 20 September 2019 in recognition of POW/MIA Recognition Day. Deputy Defense Secretary David L. Nordquist remembered the 1,587 MIAs from the Vietnam War as well as all those still unaccounted for from WWII, the Korean War, the Cold War and other conflicts. Since the 2018 Ceremony, DPAA has positively identified 7 Vietnam War MIAs. Captain Humbert Roque "Rocky" Versace, USMA Class of 1959, is one of those 1,587 MIAs unaccounted for in Southeast Asia from the Vietnam War. He is also one of 10 graduates from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point who is still MIA. The other 9 USMA MIAs (rank, name & class) are: (1) Col Wallace Hynds (1945); (2) Col Herbert Brennan (1947); (3) Col John Armstrong (1949); (4) Maj Carl Mitchell (1950); (5) Col Joseph Austin (1952); (6) Col Lawrence Tatum (1953); (7) Col Robert Stewart (1956); (8) Capt James Dawson (1963); & (9) MAJ James “Cliff” McKittrick (1964).

This is the link to the DoD story about the ceremony:

https://www.defense.gov/explore/story/Article/1967474/prisoners-of-war-missing-in-action-remembered-at-pentagon-ceremony/

This is the link to the C-Span video of the ceremony:

https://www.c-span.org/video/?464524-1/pentagon-hosts-national-powmia-recognition-day-ceremony

CPT Rocky Versace is the U.S. Army's ONLY Medal of Honor recipient from the Vietnam War whose remains have not been returned by the communists.






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POSTED ON 7.2.2019
POSTED BY: Sharon Singleton, COL (Ret.) USAR

Happy Birthday, CPT Versace

CPT Versace, thank you for your service and your sacrifice to our country. Reading about you, your commitment and tenacity seem legendary. You will be remembered forever as a national hero. Rest In Peace, Brave Soldier. Hooaah!
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POSTED ON 7.2.2018
POSTED BY: kr

CPT Humbert R. "Rocky" Versace - Birthday Remembrance (81st)

The “Friends of Rocky Versace” remember Rocky on what would’ve been his 81st birthday – 2 July 2018. As of this date, Rocky is one of 1,597 Americans who remain unaccounted for in Southeast Asia from the Vietnam War. He is one of the USMA's 10 MIAs and the U.S. Army's only Medal of Honor recipient from the Vietnam War whose remains have not been returned by the communists.
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