St. Aug ROTC Perform for Medal Ceremony

Oct. 17, 2011


The Saint Augustine's University Army ROTC Color Guard recently performed in a ceremony where U.S. Representative Brad Miller presented the Soldier's Medal to Dr. Lyle Parker of Raleigh for courage and valor during the rescue of four crewmen from a burning helicopter at Camp Rainer, Dau Tieng, Republic of Vietnam in 1968.

The long overdue honor was awarded to Dr. Parker at a ceremony Saturday, October 15, at the North Carolina Museum of History in the Call to Arms Room in front of the Vietnam War display.

Pictured from left to right: MSG Marcus K. Macon, Dr. Parker, Congressman Brad Miller, Dr. Lyle Parker, Cadet Robert Bruce, Cadet Ruthfee Kollie, Cadet Rashan Adams, Cadet Antwon Moss, Cadet Sherwood Moss and Cadet David Frasier