Let us not forget Captain Thomas Earl Alderson, casualty of the Vietnam War. As a member of the Army Reserve, CPT Alderson served our country until October 3rd, 1968 in Thua Thien, South Vietnam. He was 26 years old and was married. Thomas died when his helicopter crashed into the land. His body was recovered. Thomas was born on October 9th, 1941 in Grand Forks, North Dakota.
CPT Alderson is on panel 42W, line 065 of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. He served our country for 4 years.