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Retired Army Colonel Robert Reitz honored in Ranger Hall of Fame

CPT Reitz carrying wounded South Vietnamese Ranger

Captain Robert Reitz in Vietnam carrying a wounded South Vietnamese Ranger to safety during the 1968 TET Offensive.  This photograph is displayed on Ranger Reitz's honorary plaque within the Ranger Hall of Fame. Photo was originally taken by Dang Van Phuoc, an Associated Press photographer. 

 

By Suellen Reitz

Legion Director of PR

 

Colonel Robert A. Reitz (retired) of Talking Rock was recently honored as one of the  U.S. Army’s most elite as he joined fellow Rangers who have been inducted into the Ranger Hall of Fame. The honorary induction ceremony was held July 11 in Marshall Hall at Fort Benning, Ga. The large auditorium in Marshall Hall was filled to capacity with Rangers of all ages along with friends and family of each of the 16 honorees.

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