Ron Drez is a decorated combat veteran of the Vietnam War and a former Captain of Hotel 2/5 Marines serving in 1968-1969. He is an award-winning, best-selling author and commander.
He is President of Stephen Ambrose Historical Tours having served both as friend and associate of the distinguished, late historian. He has written many articles for military history magazines and is a contributing author and editor to the Encyclopedia Britannica website for its Normandy feature.
Ron co-authored the book Voices of Courage: The Battle for Khe Sanh, Vietnam. Although Hotel 2nd Battalion 5th Marine Regiment 1st Marine Division was not a part of the Battle for Khe Sanh, Vietnam, we honor our fellow 3rd Marine Division comrades who fought so gallantly.