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Anthony Manuel "Tony" Rogers
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Birth: Jan. 27, 1939
New Bedford
Bristol County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Sep. 2, 1998
Suffolk
Suffolk City
Virginia, USA

A native of New Bedford, Mass., he was the widower of Carroll Hunt Rogers. He was a retired U.S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam War and a Purple Heart recipient. He was a retired supervisor from NADEP and an avid NASCAR fan.

Tony was an Aviation Structural Mechanic - Safety Equipment, Petty Officer First Class (AME1) attached to Helicopter Attack (Light) Squadron Three, HA(L)-3 in Vietnam as a helicopter door gunner during the 1968 Tet Offensive where he was awarded a Purple Heart, Navy Commendation Medal (w/Combat V), Vietnam Service Medal (w/three bronze stars), Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation, Vietnam Civil Actions Unit Citation, and Vietnam Campaign Medal. He also earned the Navy Good Conduct Medal (w/four bronze stars), and National Defense Service Medal. 
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
 
Created by: Dan Arnes
Record added: Dec 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 102427539
 

Rest in Peace fellow Seawolf
- Dan Arnes
 Added: Dec. 21, 2012
 
 
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