Date of Incident02/03/1968
UnitA Battery, 5th Battalion, 16th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Division
StatusWounded in Action
While serving as a sentinel guarding the Đắk Pôko River Bridge, Sergeant Martin and his comrades were attacked by a North Vietnamese Army force. During the action, Sergeant Martin received wounds when an enemy hand grenade exploded in his position. Although injured, he continued to lay down a heavy volume of fire until the enemy was driven off.