AUSTIN WILLIAM E

CPT William "Bill" E Austin was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 04/11/2010 at the age of 63.4 from Cancer
Marietta, GA
Flight Classes 68-516 and 68-28
Date of Birth 11/20/1946
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with 2 BDE 25 INF in 68-69
This information was provided by Hal Duensing

More detail on this person: Bill Austin died in April 2010 after an extended battle with cancer. Bill served seven years in the Army as a helicopter pilot and continued his service in the Tenn. National Guard.

During his service in Vietnam Bill was awarded the Silver Star, Bronze Star, DFC, and several Air Medals. He graduated from Austin Peavy State University and worked in several sales and management positions.

Bill is survived by his wife of 38 years Carla, and son Chris, both of Marietta Georgia.

I had the great pleasure of knowing Bill as he married my wifes cousin. So the family had two former helicopter pilots to content with. Bill's death is a great loss to the family and I personally will miss him.

From: Hal Duensing

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