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Jon Robert Cavaiani
Cavaiani in 2004
August 2, 1943|
Royston, Hertfordshire, England
|Died||July 29, 2014
Stanford, California, U.S.
|Place of burial|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
||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.
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