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Drew Dennis Dix
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Dix in 2010
Born December 14, 1944 (1944-12-14) (age 76)
West Point, New York
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Army
Years of service 1962 – 1982
Rank Major
Unit 82nd Airborne Division
5th Special Forces Group
Battles/wars Operation Power Pack
Vietnam War
Awards Medal of Honor
Purple Heart
Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry

Drew Dennis Dix (born December 14, 1944) is a United States military veteran. He was a major in the United States Army. He received the Medal of Honor for his actions in the Vietnam War. He was the first enlisted Special Forces soldier to receive the medal.

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