MAJ Walter "Walt" M. Bergmann was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 02/04/2017 at the age of 84.6
Orlando, FL
Flight Classes 58-5 and 62-6Q
Date of Birth 07/14/1932
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with 174 AHC in 66, 161 AHC in 66-67, 138 ASA in 69, 146 ASA in 70, 144 ASA in 70
Call signs in Vietnam WHITE WHALE, VANGUARD 6
This information was provided by Howard Born

More detail on this person: This is to inform you of the death of Major Walter M. Bergmann, USA retired on 4 February 1917. Wally, known to his many friends as" The Great White Whale" deployed with the 174th Assault Helicopter Company in 1966 as a "Dolphin" in the 1st Platoon " and subsequently flew as a "Pelican" Section Commander with the 2nd Platoon of the 161st Assault Helicopter Company out of Lane Army Airfield. He is interned at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL. A great guy, and super teacher for a new aviator like me who arrived in country straight out of RWQC with 30 hours of H-13E&G time.

From: Howard "Flash" Born

Burial information: Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL

This information was last updated 03/02/2017

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