SGT. Refugio "Tom" Teran, Memorial Shelter, Westland, MI.
Posted by: Jagman714
N 42° 19.427 W 083° 24.054
17T E 302168 N 4688518
Quick Description: This MIA/POW memorial is located in the front of the Westland City Hall. 36601 Ford Rd.
Location: Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 3/7/2007 2:17:16 PM
Waymark Code: WM19PH
SGT. Refugio "Tom" Teran:
SGT. Refugio "Tom" Teran served with the 2nd battalion, 501st Infantry,101st Airbourne Division in Viet Nam. He was declared missing on May 8, 1970 in S. Viet Nam. His remains were discovered in 1996.
The recovery and identification of Tom Teran -- last seen in the middle of a fierce firefight in the predawn hours of May 6, 1970 as Viet Cong forces overran the munitions dump he was guarding on Henderson Hill, Quang Tri Province -- brings the number of U.S. servicemen still missing in Southeast Asia to 1,932.
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