Virginia Heroes

Paul Galanti

Commander, Navy

Born: July 11, 1939
Hometown: Richmond, VA
Entered: June 30, 1958
Discharged: June 30, 1982
Missing In Action Date: June 17, 1966
Casualty Date: June 30, 1982
Died In: Galanti
Awards: Navy Seal, Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal, Commendation Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Silver Star, Wings, Armed Forces Seal

97 combat missions, shot down on June 17, 1966, Prisoner of War for 6 years and 8 months, youngest Navy Recruiting District Commander, U.S. Naval Academy Battalion Officer and Leadership Instructor.

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