Photo #: NH 91758
Lieutenant Vincent R. Capodanno, USNR(ChC)
Who was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for heroism while serving as a Chaplain with the 3rd Battalion, Fifth Marines in Vietnam.
He was killed in action in Quang Tin Province, Republic of Vietnam, on 4 September 1967, while administering medical aid and Last Rites to wounded Marines on the battlefield.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, from the collections of the Naval Historical Center.
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15 February 2000