35th Infantry (Cacti) Regiment Association

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  PFC Sammy Ray Palmer    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 Sammy Ray Palmer, who died in the service of his country on December 13th, 1968 in Quang Duc Province, Vietnam. The cause of death was listed as Vehicle Crash. At the time of his death Sammy was 20 years of age. He was from Marietta, Mississippi. Sammy is honored on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Panel 36W, Line 19.

The decorations earned by PFC Sammy Ray Palmer include: the Combat Infantryman Badge, the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal, the Vietnam Campaign Medal and the Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm Unit Citation.