RODNEY E ALTHOFF
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HONORED ON PANEL 12E, LINE 17 OF THE WALL

RODNEY EUGENE ALTHOFF

WALL NAME

RODNEY E ALTHOFF

PANEL / LINE

12E/17

DATE OF BIRTH

10/24/1946

CASUALTY PROVINCE

PR & MR UNKNOWN

DATE OF CASUALTY

11/04/1966

HOME OF RECORD

YORK

COUNTY OF RECORD

York County

STATE

PA

BRANCH OF SERVICE

ARMY

RANK

SP4

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REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR RODNEY EUGENE ALTHOFF
POSTED ON 10.15.2013

Friend of your brother,short time friend of yours

Rod,as I recall was a young man of "Clint Eastwood" character.I had the
pleasure of knowing him through his brother my friend Tom.Rod had a way
about him that all the guys wanted.He respected you! And he was older .Back
then not many guys that were older gave you a look.At that time Tom;Mike K.;
Chas S.;Pat R;Jim Burk and me wanted some of that"ROD STUFF" to rub
off on us....We really wanted to have the trusted goodness of character with
manliness that Rod possessed.
Rod's military service record shows the end of this fine man...I was lucky
to know him before that end.As an old dude now,some 49/48 years later I think
back to how people might view my own character..."ROD STUFF",is what want
to show and share.
Urie J.Wallick {wally}
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POSTED ON 10.24.2012
POSTED BY: Ed Cardon

Salute from a Wolfhound


I did not know SP4 Althoff but I served with the 25th Infantry Division (1-27th Infantry Wolfhounds) from 1969-70. I salute your Service and Sacrifice. May you find the peace of the Lord and your family and friends as well.



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POSTED ON 8.19.2012
POSTED BY: Robert Sage

We Remember

Rodney is buried at Holy Saviour Cemetery, Manchester Township, York County, PA. SS PH
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POSTED ON 1.5.2010
POSTED BY: Jim McIlhenney

SP4 Rodney E. Althoff, USA

RODNEY E. ALTHOFF

Rod, SP/4, Army



Rod was born October 24, 1946. His parents were Leo and Doris and he had 3 brothers and 2 sisters. He went to York Catholic and enjoyed hunting and stamp collecting. He entered the Army in July, 1965 and went to Vietnam in March, 1966. He was stationed at Dau Theng as a platoon medic. On November 4, 1966, while on a search and destroy mission, he was killed while trying to aid his wounded buddies. Rod was awarded the Silver Star, Purple Heart, National Defense, Vietnam Campaign, and Vietnam Service medals. He was 20 years old and is remembered on Panel 12E, line 17.

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POSTED ON 10.21.2007
POSTED BY: CLAY MARSTON

CITATION FOR POSTHUMOUS AWARD OF THE SILVER STAR TO THIS MOST HEROIC UNITED STATES ARMY SOLDIER


SPECIALIST FOURTH CLASS

RODNEY EUGENE ALTHOFF

COMPANY C

2nd BATTALION

27th INFANTRY REGIMENT

" WOLFHOUNDS "

25th INFANTRY DIVISION

" TROPIC LIGHTNING "

CITATION FOR POSTHUMOUS AWARD OF

THE SILVER STAR

The President of the United States takes pride in presenting the Silver Star Medal (Posthumously) to Rodney Eugene Althoff (RA13858503), Specialist Fourth Class, United States Army, for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action against a hostile force in the Republic of Vietnam. Specialist Fourth Class Althoff distinguished himself by intrepid actions while serving with Company C, 2d Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. His unquestionable valor in close combat is in keeping with the highest traditions of the military service and reflects great credit upon himself, the 25th Infantry Division, and the United States Army.





YOU ARE NOT FORGOTTEN

NOR SHALL YOU EVER BE



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