Techsans in the Vietnam War: Profile

Techsans in the Vietnam War

Staff Sergeant Roger Daniel Martin

21 September 1944 - 10 February 1974
TTU: 1966-'68
Class of '68

Danny Martin's college graduation portrait
Danny Martin with Colonel Gabriel
Danny Martin with Colonel Gabriel
Danny Martin receiving Army Commendation medal
Danny Martin receiving Army Commendation medal
Danny Martin with Bronze Star Medal
Danny Martin with Bronze Star Medal
Danny Martin being promoted to Sergeant
Danny Martin being promoted to Sergeant
1st Logistical Command patch
1st Logistical Command patch
Roger Daniel "Danny" Martin was born September 21, 1944, and grew up in Cone, Texas. He attended Texas Tech University from 1966 through 1968, graduating with a Bachelors of Business Administration specializing in finance and banking. After college he entered the Army and was sent to Da Nang, Vietnam, in April of 1969. He served as the assistant to the Chief of Financial Operations for the 64th Finance Section until April of 1970. During his military career he earned the Army Commendation Medal and the Bronze Star for meritorious service and attained the rank of staff sergeant. He was married to Phyllis Elaine Johnson and had two sons, Christopher Jon Martin and Roger Cole Martin. He died February 10, 1974.