Louis Rocco




Age: 63


Summary: Vietnam War hero who saved three men from a burning helicopter and helped carry them thru the jungle even though he had a broken hip, fractured wrist and badly burned hands, and was awarded the Medal of Honor for bravery by Gerald Ford in 1974.



Cause of Death: Lung cancer


Born: November 13, 1938


Died: October 31, 2002


Location: San Antonio, Texas