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On Veterans Day, Ron Consalvo will likely will think of his father, who taught him responsibility, honor and duty. (Photo by Bill Helm)

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Always a Marine

A year in Vietnam was one of 30 that Rod Consalvo served his country

On March 24, 1967, Rod Consalvo received his Purple Heart. Since then, not a day has gone by that he hasn't thought about the circumstances behind the award.


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