Rodney M. Davis
Rodney Maxwell Davis (April 7, 1942 September 6, 1967) was a United States Marine who posthumously received the Medal of Honor for his heroism during the Vietnam War. Davis was born on April 7, 1942, in Macon, Georgia to Gordon N. Davis and Ruth A. Davis. He attended elementary school and high school there and graduated from Peter G. Appling High School, May 29, 1961. Shortly after graduation, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in his hometown, August 31, 1961; then reported for recruit training with the First Recruit Training Battalion Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina.