VIETNAM WAR VETERAN
REDDING SOLDIER EARNS COVETED SILVER STAR
Army Specialist Four Jerry A. MONDAY, son of Mr. and Mrs. Denzil MONDAY of Route 1, Redding, recently received the Silver
Star in Vietnam.
The Silver Star, third highest award for heroism, was presented to him in recognition of his act of
bravery under hostile fire. The award was given for his valorous action which contributed to his unit's successful
execution of its mission against hostile force.
Adopted in 1932, the Silver Star is recognition of feats of gallantry such
Spec. 4 MONDAY received his award while assigned as a combat medical aidman in Company B, 1st Battalion, 327th
Infantry, 1st Brigade of the 101st Airborne Division (Airmobile). He entered the Army in June 1969, completed basic
training at Ft. Polk, La., and was last stationed at Ft. Sam Houston, Tex. Jerry Allen Monday obituary
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