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Steven G. Ramsey

Biography

Steven George Ramsey (Oct. 29, 1943 - June 1, 1968) was from Teaneck, New Jersey. He attended Oak Ridge High School in Oak Ridge, Tennessee and graduated in the Class of '61. He then attended the University of Tennessee from 1962 to 1965 before going on to earn a Master's degree at Pennsylvania University.

He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War as a 1st Lieutenant and attained the rank of 1st Lieutenant. 1st Lieutenant Ramsey was deployed in November of 1967 as part of the Green Beret Special Forces. He was killed in action on June 1, 1968 at Plei Me.

He was awarded the Army Commendation Medal for heroism. Ramsey is buried at Arlington National Cemetery. His parents (his mother, Grace) two sisters (including Grace) and his wife survived him.

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Information

  • Rank: 1st Lieutenant
  • Branch: Army
  • UT Major/Affiliation: 1962-1965
  • Hometown: Teaneck, NJ