American war hero who was simply a major in america Military and received the Medal of Honor in 1969 for his service in the Vietnam Battle. He was the 1st Special Causes soldier to get this medal. He enlisted in the Military when he was 18 years of age in 1962 and spent 3 years serving using the 82nd Airborne Department. He co-founded the guts for American Ideals in Pueblo, Colorado this year 2010. He was raised with family members in West Stage, NY. He was offered the Medal of Honor in 1969 by Chief executive Lyndon B. Johnson.