Steven L. Bennett

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Birthday
22, 1946
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Jun 29, 1972 (26)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
22, 1946
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Jun 29, 1972 (26)

About

Medal of Honor recipient for his bravery during the Vietnam War as a member of the United States Air Force from 1968 until his death in 1972.

Before Fame

Towards the beginning of his military career, he flew B-52s out of Thailand for close to a year before becoming a Forward Air Controller.

Trivia

He has been additionally honored by having the ship MV Capt. Steven L. Bennett named after him.

Family Life

He died when he was only 26 years-old but was still survived by his wife Linda and daughter Angela.

Associated With

The Medal of Honor was presented by Vice President of the time, Gerald Ford, to Bennett's wife Linda.