John H. Tilelli, Jr. ’63

John Tilelli
Class of 1963
Advisory Team 84, Dinh Tuong Province, USMACV

Bronze Star for heroic action while relieving a unit pinned down by heavy small arms and mortar fire, Major Tilelli, who had positioned himself on top of the command APC, ignored the impact of mortar rounds and hail of small arms surrounding him while directing the assault on the enemy.


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