COL John V. Allison was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 11/02/2011 at the age of 85.2
Niceville, FL
Date of Birth 09/07/1926
Served in the U.S. Air Force
Served in Vietnam with 37 ARRS DET 2 in 68, 40 ARRS in 70
This information was provided by Don Joyce, Sammie Williams

More detail on this person: Colonel Jack Allison, U.S. Air Force retired, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2011, after a courageous battle with several medical issues.

He was born on September 7, 1926, in Memphis, Tn. Col. Allison is survived by his wife, Evelyn, their three children and spouses, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.

Col. Allison's service spanned almost 35 years, including a few years in the Navy. His career included being a Jolly Green helicopter pilot during the Son Tay Raid for which he received the Air Force Cross.

The family plans a trip to Arlington National Cemetery in the spring where he will be interred.

Burial information: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

This information was last updated 05/18/2016

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