Drew Dennis Dix facts for kids
|Drew Dennis Dix|
Dix in 2010
|Born||December 14, 1944
West Point, New York
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Years of service||1962 – 1982|
|Unit||82nd Airborne Division
5th Special Forces Group
|Battles/wars||Operation Power Pack
|Awards||Medal of Honor
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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Dix (far right) and three other men shortly after receiving their Medals of Honor from President Lyndon B. Johnson (center).
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