Alfano, Rodney Arthur, 1LT

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Signal Corps
Last Primary MOS
0530-Microwave Radio Officer
Last MOS Group
Signal Corps (Officer)
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 0530, 362nd Signal Company/545th Signal Detachment
Service Years
1966 - 1968

Signal Corps

First Lieutenant


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Home State
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Year of Birth
1944
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Malden, MA
Last Address
Malden, MA

Casualty Date
Feb 02, 1968
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Location
Quang Tri (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Saint Marys Cemetery - Lynn, Massachusetts
Wall/Plot Coordinates
36E 064

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 Unit Assignments
362nd Signal Company37th Signal Battalion1st Signal Brigade
  1967-1968, 0530, 362nd Signal Company/545th Signal Detachment
  1967-1968, 0530, 37th Signal Battalion
  1967-1968, 0530, 1st Signal Brigade
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Tet Counteroffensive Campaign (1968)
  1968-1968 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)/Battle of Khe Sanh 21 Jan - 9 Jul 68
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Lt. Alfano was killed at Khe Sanh, RVN. He and 3 of his men were working with the Marines at Khe Sanh when at about 1600 hrs, their bunker was hit by a salvo of rockets.  They were serving with the 37th Signal Battalion at that time.

Those lost:
1st Lt. Rodney A. Alfano
SP5 Albert L. Betts
SP4 Leon F. Huber
SP4 Steven L. Raney

 
   
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