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Jon R. Cavaiani Collection

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Jon R. Cavaiani Collection

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Name:
Jon R. Cavaiani
 
 
Home State:
CA
Note
The veteran was born in England. MV01 is housed with the collection of John F. Baker Jr. AFC 2001/001/89611 as MV02. Cavaiani MV02 contains an interview with Frederick Edgar Ferguson AFC 2001/001/89675.
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1968-1990
Entrance into Service
Enlisted
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
5th Special Forces Group; Task Force 1 Advisory Element, USARV Training Advisory Group
Location of Service
Vietnam
Highest Rank
Sergeant Major
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran earned the Medal of Honor providing security for a radio relay site in enemy held territory in Vietnam on 06/04/1971 and 06/05/1971.

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Type of Resource:
Video: Betacam SP [0 item] -- Oral history interview
Video: Betacam SP [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Computer File: Hard Drive [0 item] -- Multiple types of electronic files
Interviewer:
unknown interviewer
Contributor:
Thomas Wilkerson
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation (CMOH)
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/89633
Subjects:
Cavaiani, Jon R.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Jon R. Cavaiani Collection
(AFC/2001/001/89633), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2019-11-06
 

 

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