Pangan, Roger Rogelio


Rank: Sergeant

Unit: K Troop, 3rd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 11D – Armor Reconnaissance Specialist

Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

Badges: Combat Infantryman Badge

Unit awards: Valorous Unit Award, Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: National Guard

Date of birth: 4-Mar-1947

Hometown: Ewa, Hawaii

Marital status: Married to Carol A. Pangan

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 4-Aug-1965

Start of tour: 26-Jan-1969

Incident date: 21-Jul-1969

Date of casualty: 21-Jul-1969

Age at death: 22

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Small Arms Fire. Gun or small arms fire.
Roger Rogelio Pangan was killed while commander of a military vehicle on a combat operation when a hostile force was encountered. / Track commander of Armored Cavalry Assault Vehicle (ACAV) on combat operation.  Engaged hostile force in firefight.

Location of fatality: Binh Long, South Vietnam, XT 680 790

Place of interment: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 20W 031 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)


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