ARCHULETA BENNY J

CPT Benny J. Archuleta was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 08/06/2005 at the age of 63.5 from Cancer
Desoto, TX
Flight Class 69-20
Date of Birth 02/13/1942
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with 196 BDE 23 INF in 67-68, A/159 ASHB 101 ABN in 70-71
This information was provided by Mike Sheuerman

More detail on this person: Benny J Archuleta age 63 died: 8/6/2005 in Dallas, TX from cancer.

Benny James Archuleta passed away in Dallas August 6, 2005 due to cancer. A 21 year Army veteran, Benny spent two tours in Vietnam, the second as a Chinook pilot with A/159 ASHC during 1970-1971. He attended flight class 69-20. His A & D include three Bronze Stars, one w/V device, numerous Air Medals, Airborne Wings and Ranger Tab. He retired as a Major in 1981, returned to school, received a teaching certificate from UT-Austin and taught ROTC in Tyler and Dallas, TX.

Benny is survived by his wife Loana, sons James and Benny JR, stepsons Carlton and Andrew Frosch, stepdaughter Virginia Woody, his mother, four brothers, three sisters and six grand children. Benny was laid to rest in the DFW National Cemetary.

From: Mike Sheuerman

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