Jon R. Cavaiani
|Jon Robert Cavaiani|
Cavaiani in 2004
|Born||August 2, 1943|
Royston, Hertfordshire, England
|Died||July 29, 2014 (aged 70)|
Stanford, California, U.S.
|Place of burial||Arlington National Cemetery|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Years of service||1968 – 1990|
|Unit||5th Special Forces Group|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Legion of Merit
Jon Robert Cavaiani (August 2, 1943 – July 29, 2014) was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in the Vietnam War. Cavaiani was released by the Provisional Government of Vietnam on April 27, 1973.
Cavaiani emigrated to the United States with his parents in 1947 at age four.
References[change | change source]
- Medal, Congressional. "Medal of Honor Recipient Jon R. Cavaiani Passes Away at 70 - PR Newswire - The Sacramento Bee". Sacbee.com. Retrieved 2014-07-29.