RONALD T CAVAZOS
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HONORED ON PANEL 48E, LINE 1 OF THE WALL

RONALD THOMAS CAVAZOS

WALL NAME

RONALD T CAVAZOS

PANEL / LINE

48E/1

DATE OF BIRTH

06/29/1949

CASUALTY PROVINCE

QUANG TRI

DATE OF CASUALTY

04/04/1968

HOME OF RECORD

DETROIT

COUNTY OF RECORD

Wayne County

STATE

MI

BRANCH OF SERVICE

MARINE CORPS

RANK

PFC

ASSOCIATED ITEMS LEFT AT THE WALL

REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR RONALD THOMAS CAVAZOS
POSTED ON 10.28.2017
POSTED BY: Lucy Conte Micik

Thanks

Dear PFC Ronald Cavazos,
Thank you for your service as a Field Radio Operator. It is so important for us all to acknowledge the sacrifices of those like you who answered our nation's call. Please watch over America, it stills needs your strength, courage and faithfulness. Rest in peace with the angels.
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POSTED ON 11.18.2013
POSTED BY: Curt Carter ccarter02@earthlink.net

Remembering An American Hero

Dear PFC Ronald Thomas Cavazos, sir

As an American, I would like to thank you for your service and for your sacrifice made on behalf of our wonderful country. The youth of today could gain much by learning of heroes such as yourself, men and women whose courage and heart can never be questioned.

May God allow you to read this, and may He allow me to someday shake your hand when I get to Heaven to personally thank you. May he also allow my father to find you and shake your hand now to say thank you; for America, and for those who love you.

With respect, and the best salute a civilian can muster for you, Sir

Curt Carter
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POSTED ON 1.11.2013

Never Forgotten

Never Forgotten

Rest in peace with the warriors.

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POSTED ON 5.1.2012
POSTED BY: Robert Sage

We Remember

Ronald is buried at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Detroit,MI.
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POSTED ON 3.28.2012
POSTED BY: Nam |Vet

Brothers Forever

There are some uncertainties regarding the circumstances of PFC Cavazos' death. The certainties are that
Bravo Company 28 Cav lost two men in a helicopter incident on 18 Feb 1966, SP4 Glenn V. Curry of Detroit, Michigan, and PFC Reynaldo R. Cavazos;
both men were flying as helicopter door gunners; and
there's only one known Army helicopter incident with casualties on that date.
UH-1D tail number 62-12365 crashed and burned after being hit by small arms fire - but available records don't give the helicopter unit's name, don't indicate where the incident took place, and don't provide a crew list. The records do indicate that there were at least two personnel casualties, given as one death and one wounded in action.
The casualty records for SP4 Curry and PFC Cavazos do not give the location where they died, but they do indicate PFC Cavazos was killed by small arms fire. Records for SP4 Curry simply say his death was caused by 'other weapons'.

While The Virtual Wall cannot prove Curry and Cavazos were aboard 62-12365 there is no known alternative.

PFC Cavazos' cousin, Marine Pfc Ronald Thomas Cavazos, was one of eight men from 1st Bn, 9th Marines, killed in action on 04 Apr 1968, just over two years after PFC Reynald
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