September 16, 2016
Kevin Rue, right, looks up information on the grandfather of Casey Lindsey, left, who was a POW during the Vietnam War as Julie Clifford looks on. Rue, a retired Army colonel and member of the Friends of Rocky Versace, gave a presentation to the Alexandria Rotary Club Sept. 13 honoring local POWs and those still missing in action in advance of POW/MIA Recognition Day Sept. 16.
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“Rocky” Versace among six Vietnam veterans still considered MIA.
The strains of “God Bless America” were the last words anyone would hear from Capt. Humbert “Rocky” Versace before he was executed Sept. 26, 1963, while a prisoner of war in Vietnam. Versace, whose remains have never been found, is one of six Alexandrians listed as Missing in Action from the Vietnam War.