Virginia Heroes

Humbert Roque Versace

Captain, Army

Born: July 2, 1937
Hometown: Norfolk, VA
Entered: June 3, 1959
Served In: Vietnam
Casualty Date: July 1, 1966
Died In: Ca Mau, Republic Of Vietnam
Awards: Medal of Honor

Captain Versace served with Detachment A, 5th Special Forces Group, Special Operations Group, Military Assistance Command. He was captured by a VietCong force in Thoi Binh District after fighting valiantly against the overwhelming force. He was awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously.

CLICK HERE to read more about Versace in a blog post by Memorial Director Dr. Clay Mountcastle.

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