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



35th Infantry Regiment


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



The 35th Infantry Regiment Association salutes our fallen brother, , who died in the service of his country on , .

The decorations earned by include:


LRRP Team 3-A

(His BSM Citation)

The Bronze Star Medal is Presented Posthumously to Specialist Four Carl D Flower

For meritorious service in connection with military operations against an armed hostile force in the Republic of Vietnam. From January 1966 to May 1967 Specialist Four Flower distinguished himself while serving as a Baker in HHC, 3rd Brigade Task Force, 25th Division and later as a member of the Brigade's Long Range Reconnaissance Patrol Platoon. While serving as a baker, Specialist Four Flower performed his duties in an outstanding manner, demonstrating an enthusiastic spirit and exceptional devotion to duty. Felling that he could better serve his country by remaining in Vietnam, he extended his tour and then volunteered for the LRRPs. Once again showing what could be accomplished by diligence and application, Specialist Four Flower quickly became one of the most valuable members of the patrol. Through his professional ability he contributed immeasurably to every mission in which he participated. He was mortally wounded while on patrol on 30 May 1967. Specialist Four Flower's actions are in keeping with the finest traditions of the military service and reflect great credit on himself, his unit, and the United States Army.