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Roy Benavidez (War Hero) Wiki, Age, Height, Weight

Roy Benavidez

Former US Army Master Sergeant who served for the elite Special Forces’ Studies and Observation Group (SOG) during the Vietnam War. He received the Medal of Honor in 1981 for his valor shown during combat near Lộc Ninh, South Vietnam in May of 1968.

He dropped out of school at age 15 to work full-time and support his family. He switched from the Texas National Guard to Army active duty in 1955.

After being told he’d never walk again due to stepping on a land mine in Vietnam in 1965, he began self-training and walked again just a year after his injury. He wrote three autobiographical books about his life and military service, including 1995’s Medal of Honor: A Vietnam Warrior’s Story. 

He had three children with his wife. He passed away due to heart failure in 1998.

He was presented the Medal of Honor in 1981 by then-president Ronald Reagan.

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How old is Roy Benavidez? He was born in 1935, he was 88 years old at the time of his death.

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Roy Benavidez Wiki

Roy Benavidez Wiki/Bio
Famous asWar Hero
Age88 years old
BirthdayAugust 5, 1935
Date of DeathNovember 29, 1998
Zodiac SignLeo
Net WorthN/A