COL Edward J. Artnak was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 03/30/1997 at the age of 77.3
Alexandria, VA
Date of Birth 11/28/1919
Served in the U.S. Marine Corps
This information was provided by Barry Geller

More detail on this person: Col Edward J. Artnak, 77, died in Alexandria, Va. He entered the Corps in 1943 and became a naval aviator. He served as an instructor before being sent to Okinawa in 1945. During the Korean War he served with VMA-323 and flew R4Qs. He later commanded a unit in Zaire and in 1968 and 1969 served in Vietnam. He retired in 1976. His awards include three Legions of Merit and the Air Medal.

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