1LT Roy "Mick" M. Ahalt was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 01/23/2013 at the age of 69.2 from Auto accident
Bonita Springs, FL
Flight Classes 68-21 and 68-37
Date of Birth 11/09/1943
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with D/101 AVN 101 ABN in 69, D/158 AVN 101 ABN in 69-70
Call sign in Vietnam REDSKIN
This information was provided by Robert T. Andrews

More detail on this person: AHALT III, Roy "Mick" M. flew Cobras in Vietnam with D Company, 158 Aviation Battalion, 101st ABN (1969-1970) under the Redskin call sign. During his Vietnam tour, he was given a Field Commission from Warrant Officer to 2nd Lt. Following Vietnam, he was assigned as a flight instructor at the Cobra school in Savannah, Georgia.

Mickey was killed in a car accident near his home in Bonita Springs, Florida on January 23, 2013. He graduated from high school at in 1961 after growing up globally as child of a military family, and received his college degree from the Regis University in Colorado Springs, CO. After his military service he pursued a career in the field of banking. Mickey is the third generation of military pilots, his father was a bomber pilot in WWII and retired as Lt. Col in 1971, and his maternal grandfather was a fighter pilot for the French Air Force in WWI. All three men received distinguishing awards for their bravery and exceptional service.

His second wife, Carol, passed away only 8 months earlier from a sudden heart attack. He is survived by his Mother, children from his first marriage, Colleen and Christopher and five step-children. A website has been set up in Memorial to Mickey; http://ahaltahalt.wix.com/Roy-M-Ahalt-Tribute.com. Please visit the site to leave stories, comments and pictures. In short Mickey will be missed by all who loved him dearly.

This information was last updated 05/18/2016

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