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John Gerry Gertsch
Staff Sergeant, U.S. Army

Born:   Sep 29, 1944 at Jersey City, NY
Entered Service:   Buffalo, NY
Date/Place of Action:  Jul 15 - 19, 1969 - A Shau Valley, Vietnam
Unit:   Company E, 1st Bn, 327th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division
Presentation:  Presented to his family at Blair House, Washington, DC
     by Vice President Gerald R. Ford on Jul 17, 1974
Date of Death:   Jul 19, 1969 (Killed In Action)
Buried at:  Northside Catholic Cemetery - Pittsburgh, PA

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Kenneth Michael Kays
Private First Class, U.S. Army

Born:   Sep 22, 1949 at Mount Vernon, IL
Entered Service:   Fairfield, IL
Date/Place of Action:  May 07, 1970 - Thua Thien Province, Vietnam
Unit:  HHQ, 1st Bn, 506th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division
Presentation:
  Presented at the White House
     by President Richard M. Nixon on Oct 15, 1973
Date Of Death:  Nov 25, 1991
Buried at: 
Maple Hill Cemetery - Fairfield, IL

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Andre Cavaro Lucas
Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army

Born:  Oct 02, 1930 at Washington, NY
Entered Service:   West Point, NY
Date/Place of Action:   Jul 01 - 23, 1970 - FSB Ripcord, Vietnam
Unit:  2d Battalion, 506th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division
Presentation:  Presented to his family at Blair House, Washington, DC
     by Vice President Gerald R. Ford on Jul 17, 1974
Date of Death:    Jul 23, 1970 (Killed In Action) 
Buried at:  US Military Academy Cemetery - West Point, NY

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Frank Rocco Fratellenico
Corporal, U.S. Army

Born:   Jul 14, 1951 at Sharon, NY
Entered Service:   Albany, NY
Date/Place of Action:  Aug 19, 1970 - Fire Base Barnett, Quang Tri Prov., Vietnam
Unit:   Company B, 2d Bn, 502d Infantry, 1st Bde, 101st Airborne Division
Presentation:  Presented to his family at Blair House, Washington, DC
     by Vice President Gerald R. Ford on Aug 08, 1974
Date of Death:    Aug 19, 1970 (Killed In Action) 
Buried at:  Private Cemetery - Chatham, NY 

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