1943-1946 — Pacific Theatre
Silvio joined the US Army during WWII and served from 1943-1946. He trained as a Cannoneer at Camp Beale, CA in the 528th AAA Anti Aircraft Artillery Gun Battalion. Silvio performed duties in the Pacific Theater starting at New Zealand, and from there island hopping to Caladonia, New Guinea, Sorong, Morotai, and the Battle of the Leyte in the Philippines.
- Asiatic Pacific Campain Medal
- The Philippine Liberation Ribbon with Bronze Star
- American Campaign Medal
- WWII Victory Medals