Roger J. Shields, Veteran
USA - Vietnam
Nixa, Missouri - 21 Apr 2017
ABOUT THE MISSION:
Hero Shields was born in Newton, MA, 1931. After completing HS he entered Boston College, enrolled in pre-med and ROTC. After 2 years, he quit school and enlisted in the Army. Upon completing Basic Training at Ft. Chaffee, AR he was commissioned 2nd Lieutenant and became a Fixed Wing pilot, Artillery Fire Control Officer for Field Artillery. He was also Rotary Wing qualified.
Hero Shields had numerous career assignments with 2 tours in Vietnam, Iran, and as Deputy Chief of Staff for Personnel at the Pentagon.
His Army career spanned from 1953 to 1977.
PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 21 Apr 2017
- Primary Staging Time: 9:00 A.M.
- Adams Funeral Home
109 N. Truman Blvd.
- Nixa, Missouri - 65714
- Ride Captain:
- Phil Fels
Flag Support: Bill Nelson
- Special Instructions:
- Stage: 0900
Interment: 1100 Missouri Veterans Cemetery, 5201 S. Southwood, Springfield, MO. PREPARE FOR STORMY WEATHER.
- Flags & Water:
- Flags Will Be Provided
- Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
- Water will be provided.
Submitted By: Philip Fels
Position: Ride Captain
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