More detail on this person: Obit = It is with
regret that I must inform you of the passing of
Jimmy Atkinson Jr., HMM-361, on December 30,
2006. His wife Karen called to let me know the bad
news. Submitted by Norm Whitbeck. Copied from
the Spring 2007 Pop A Smoke.
There was a full-page story on Jimmy in this issue
written by Sonny Vergara.
I was a MARCAD (Marine Aviation Cadet) with Jimmy. Jimmy flew UH-34s in Vietnam on the first tour and became a fighter pilot after that tour. He returned to Vietnam flying A-4 Skyhawk. After he left the USMC, he spent 20 years delivering mail for the U.S. Postal Service in St. Petersburg. From: Sonny Vergara
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