Tango Mike Mike The story of Roy P. Benavidez - Vietnam Medal of Honor Recipient
This is the story and memorial to Roy P Benavidez. He was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his actions in Vietnam.
Born the son of a share cropper, and orphaned at age 10, a 7th grade drop out who went on to become a rare class of warrior, a Medal of Honor recipient...
" If this story were a movie script you would not believe it"
On 2 May 1968 at 13:30 hrs in Loc Ninh, a green beret outpost, screams for help from a nearby shortwave radio. " Get us out of here for God's sake get us out" a twelve man patrol that had been completely surrounded by a North Vietnamese battalion.
Armed with onlt a knife and a medic bag, Benavidez immediately jumped into a helicopter with a three man crew to resuce his trapped comrades.