35th Infantry (Cacti) Regiment Association

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  PFC Russell Lee Adams    In memory of our fallen brother

"We few, we happy few, we band of brothers; for he to-day that sheds his blood with me shall be my brother"

Alpha Company
2nd Battalion
35th Infantry Regiment

Vietnam War

"Not For Fame or Reward
Not For Place or For Rank
But In Simple Obedience To
Duty as They Understood It"

National Defense Service Medal Vietnam Service Medal Vietnam Campaign Medal Vietnam Campaign Medal

The 35th Infantry Regiment Association salutes our fallen brother, PFC Russell Lee Adams, who died in the service of his country on October 23rd, 1967 in Quang Ngai Province, Vietnam. The cause of death was listed as Misadventure, Accident with Recoilless Rifle. At the time of his death Russell was 22 years of age. He was from Washington, DC. Russell is honored on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Panel 28E, Line 52.

The decorations earned by PFC Russell Lee Adams include: the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Purple Heart, the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal, the Vietnam Campaign Medal and the Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm Unit Citation.

Russell is buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Section 33, Site 8926