Veterans' Memorial Project

Rodney Howe Smith

Arlington, IL

Vietnam War

College: Engineering

Graduation Year: 1957

Service Branch: Army

Rank: Lieutenant Colonel

Date of Birth: 08/02/1931

Date of Death: 06/03/1967

Affiliations: Nu Sigma Nu

Lt. Col. Smith died in the crash of a helicopter which was on a combat reconnaissance flight between Bienhoa and Dian, South Vietnam. Seven others, including the commanding officer of the Army 1st Engineer Battalion, 1st Infantry Division, also were killed. Col. Smith was the executive officer.

– taken from Alumni Association archives

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