COL Andrew "Andy" A Alston was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 02/24/2004 at the age of 59.3 from Cancer
Cooper City, FL
Flight Class 66-7
Date of Birth 10/20/1944
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with 282 AVN in 66-67
Call sign in Vietnam BLACK CAT 22
This information was provided by Barry Geller, Bill Atkinson

More detail on this person: Colonel Andrew Adair Alston, 59, formally of Buffalo, NY. After a long battle with cancer, he passed due to a respiratory complication. His schooling included Manlius Military Academy, Alfred University, University of California, University of Arizona, Staff and Command School, the Army War College and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. He served his country for 31 years in the U.S. Army where he earned the rank of Colonel. He flew helicopters with the black cats in Vietnam, where he received his battlefield commission. He served in Desert Storm with the 101 Airborne. He worked for the National Transportation Safety Board for 15 years. He was a vice President of Falcon Air Express, a Miami based airline. He started his own successful aviation accident consulting firm. He was survived by his beloved wife, Jacqueline Alston, his two sons Kevin Scott Alston (his wife Annamaria Alston), Steve Alston, his two stepsons Michael & Thomas Nascimento and his loving mother Barbara Goodman. Services will he held Saturday at Aerial Sign Company, North Perry Airport. Gathering at 10 and service to start at 11 am. The family is asking donations to be made in his memory to the underprivileged children's camp at Camp Kilcoo (make checks payable to Amici Camp Charity) 150 Eglinton Avenue East, Suite 204, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4P1E8. Arrangements were entrusted to FRED HUNTER'S UNIVERSITY DRIVE HOME in Davie.

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