Virginia Heroes

Floyd Newton Martin

Sergeant First Class, Army

Born: August 30, 1930
Hometown: Rockbridge County
Served In: Vietnam
Casualty Date: December 20, 1968
Died In: South Vietnam
Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Purple Heart, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal

Sergeant First Class Martin was a cook with Advance Team 26, Military Assistance Command Vietnam Advisors, Military Assistance Command Vietnam. He was riding in military vehicle on a resupply run when it was ambushed; he died of multi-fragment wounds from the firefight.

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