Rascon, Alfred V.

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Name
Rascon, Alfred V. Gender: M
Alfredo Rascón Velazquez
born on 10 September 1945 at 07:30 (= 07:30 AM )
Place Chihuahua, Mexico, 28n38, 106w05
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 17°28' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 01°50 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 26°09'



Alfred V. Rascon

Biography

Mexican-born United States Army lieutenant colonel awarded the Medal of Honor—the United States' highest military decoration—in 2000 for his actions as a medic near Long Khánh Province in 1965 during the Vietnam War.

On more than one occasion Rascon exposed himself to enemy fire and grenades by covering the bodies of those whom he was aiding with his own. In addition to Vietnam, Rascon also served as a medical officer in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth registry entry from State of Chihuahua, México.

Categories

  • Traits : Personality : Courageous
  • Vocation : Military : Combat
  • Vocation : Military : Honors (Medal of Honor)
  • Vocation : Military : Military career (Lieutenant colonel)
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (Army, WWII)