US Army Sergeant and Hero Roy Perez Benavidez 1968

During intense enemy fire on May 2, 1968, US Army Sergeant Roy Perez Benavidez valiantly rescued his fellow soldiers at Loc Ninh, Vietnam.  (The Vietnam War was from 1955 to 1975.)  Benavidez was severely wounded during the rescue, and courageously continued to carry soldiers to safety and to destroy classified documents, preventing their capture by the enemy.  On that dangerous day, Benavidez saved the lives of at least eight US servicemen.
Durante un intenso fuego enemigo el 2 de mayo de 1968, el sargento del ejército de los EE. UU. Roy Pérez Benavidez rescató valientemente a sus compañeros soldados en Loc Ninh, Vietnam. Benavidez resultó gravemente herido durante el rescate y con valentía continuó llevando a los soldados a un lugar seguro y destruyendo documentos clasificados, impidiendo su captura por parte del enemigo. En ese día peligroso, Benavidez salvó la vida de al menos ocho ciudadanos estadounidenses.

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