026 VVN – Richard Roger, MD

Richard Roger

U.S. Army Capt. Richard Roger, right, is awarded the Silver Star for his life-saving actions in Vietnam by Brig. Gen. Albin Irzyk on March 27, 1968, at Army headquarters in Saigon.
(Photo: Courtesy of Richard Roger)

Richard Roger was a doctor who served in Vietnam During the Tet Offensive of 1968. He was awarded the Silver Star for bravery.  This is significant because very few doctors ever get the opportunity to serve in such intense combat operations. Hope you enjoy his story.


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