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Ronald V. Blake

Born July 8, 1948, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Gender Male
Parents Jerome and Antoinette Blake
Schools Attended

Hopkins high school, Hennepin technical college

Branch of Service Army
Additional Identifiers Non-commissioned Officer
Service Timeframe 1967 - 1968
War/Conflict Vietnam War 1964-1975
Principal Units and Locations

4/3 Rd 11th brigade, 196th infantry division. I corp, Guang nai province. Delta Co 1st platoon and

Echo Co LLRP team

Military Awards and Decorations

Combat infantry badge, Vietnam service medal 2 o/s bars, national defense medal, good conduct medal, Vietnam counter offensive phase III, Tet counter offensive


When unit was in Vietnam was 1st platoon rto for 2 months, went into 1st squad as point man. In July 1968 the battalion formed a

LLRP team, 3 months with LRRP team and last month in Vietnam was in recon platoon training squad leaders. While with the 1st platoon, was often a tunnel rat. In April 1968 cleared a tunnel that was an NVA headquarters and discovered a large weapons cache, brought home a Russian K-44 rifle as a war trophy