CW2 William R. Burks was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 05/10/2016
Sammamish, WA
Flight Class 64-3W
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with C/1/9 CAV 1 CAV in 65-66
This information was provided by Sammie Williams

More detail on this person: William Richard Burks, 77, passed away in his home in Bonney Lake on May 10, 2016. He is survived by his wife, Mimi, his children, David, Chris and Maria. Bill served in the US Air Force and the US Army. He proudly served three tours in Vietnam as a helicopter pilot with the 1st Air Cavalry. Bill had a 28 year career with General Electric Aircraft Engines and retired as the Manager of the Eastern Hemisphere. He received the Gerhard Neumann Field Service Award for outstanding accomplishments in aircraft engineering.

This information was last updated 05/31/2016

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