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Riley Leroy Pitts
Captain, U.S. Army

Born:   Oct 15, 1937 at Fallis, OK
Entered Service:   Wichita, KS
Date/Place of Action:  Oct 31, 1967 - Ap Dong, Vietnam
Unit:   Company C, 2d Bn, 27th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division
Presentation:  Presented to his family at the White House
     by President Lyndon B. Johnson on Dec 10, 1968
Date of Death:   Oct 31, 1967 (Killed In Action)
Buried at:  Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Spencer, OK

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Clarence Eugene Sasser
Specialist Fifth Class, U.S. Army

Born:   Sep 12, 1947 at Chenango, TX
Entered Service:   Houston, TX
Date/Place of Action:  Jan 10, 1968 - Ding Tuong Province, Vietnam
Unit:  HHQ, 3d Battalion, 60th Infantry, 9th Infantry Division
  Presented at the White House
     by President Richard M. Nixon on Mar 7, 1969
Still Living

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Dwight Hal Johnson
Specialist Fifth Class, U.S. Army

Born:  May 7, 1947 at Detroit, MI
Entered Service:   Detroit, MI
Date/Place of Action:   Jan 15, 1968 - Dak To, Kontum Province, Vietnam
Unit:  Company B, 1st Battalion, 69th Armor, 4th Infantry Division
Presentation:  Presented at the White House
     by President Lyndon B. Johnson on Nov 19, 1968
Date of Death:  Apr 30, 1971  
Buried at:  Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

Eugene Ashley, Jr.
Sergeant First Class, U.S. Army

Born:   Oct 12, 1931 at Wilmington, NC
Entered Service:   New York, NY
Date/Place of Action:  Feb 6 & 7, 1968 - Lang Vei, Vietnam
Unit:   Det.  A-101, Co C, 5th Special Forces Group (Abn), 1st Special Forces
Presentation:  Presented to his family at the White House
     by Vice President Spiro T. Agnew on Dec 2, 1969
Date of Death:   Feb 7, 1968 (Killed In Action)
Buried at:  Rochfish Memorial Cemetery, Fayetteville, NC

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