BRIMMER VIC H

CW4 Vic H. Brimmer was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 08/29/2012 at the age of 64.4
Oak Hills, CA
Flight Classes 68-523 and 68-43
Date of Birth 03/18/1948
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with 128 AHC in 69-70
Call signs in Vietnam TOMAHAWK 10, TOMAHAWK 22
This information was provided by Pat Richardson, Tom Lasser

More detail on this person: The following is from a memo from the San Bernadino County Sherriff's Department memo: Lieutenant Brimmer retired in 2004 after serving 31 years with the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department. Funeral arrangements are as follows:Date/Time: 09/13/12 @ 1 PMLocation: Sunrise Church 2759 N. Ayala DriveRialto, CA 92377909-875-5566Reception to follow immediately at the church.The Family request that donations in Vic's memory be sent to either of the following:Mission Aviation FellowshipPO BOX 47, Nampa, ID 83653www.maf.org maf-us@maf.orgSheriff's Employee Assistance Team (SEAT)655 E. Third StreetSan Bernardino, CA 92415 Attn: Kari TesselaarCards or notes to the family may be sent to:Kari Tesselaar655 E. Third StreetSan Bernardino, CA 92415

survivors: Wife,Lorraine and three children, Mike, Kelly and Doug. Vic had seven grandchildren and one brother, Gary.

other: Most of the above came through Roger Brownlow, a VHPA member posting on the 128 AHC Facebook page. The VHPA data base was updated 31 AUG 2012 showing Vic died on 31 Aug. The sheriff's memo says 29 Aug.

From: Pat Richardson

ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE DEATH OF
CHIEF WARRANT OFFICER 4 VIC HAROLD BRIMMER (RETIRED)
CALIFORNIA ARMY NATIONAL GUARD TRAINING SITE DETACHMENT

1. It is with deepest sympathy that I announce the death of Chief Warrant Officer 4 Vic Harold Brimmer, age 64, on 29 August 2012, in Loma Linda, California. He is survived by his wife, Lorraine; sons, Michael and Doug; daughter, Kelley Connolly, brother Gary and seven grandchildren.

2. Chief Warrant Officer 4 Vic Harold Brimmer was born in Upland, California on 18 March 1948. He enlisted in the United States Army on 18 March 1968 in Los Angeles, California as a Private, E-1 and attended Flight Training at Fort Wolters, Texas and Hunter Army Air Field, Georgia. He was discharged on 23 February 1969 and on 24 February 1969 he was appointed as a Warrant Officer and Reserve Member on Active Duty. On 24 February 1970 Warrant Officer 1 Brimmer was promoted to Chief Warrant Officer 2, and on 26 October 1970, he was released from Active Duty and reverted to the United States Army Reserve (Reinforcement). While on Active Duty, Chief Warrant Officer 2 served 19 months in Vietnam flying over 3,500 flying hours in a combat zone. In December of 1971 he joined the California Army National and was assigned to the 40th Aviation Company as an AH-1 Pilot. On 1 September 1975 he was transferred to Troop D, 1st Squadron, 18th Cavalry. In September of 1976 Chief Warrant Officer 2 Brimmer was reassigned as an OH-58 Pilot and on 19 November 1976 he was promoted to Chief Warrant Officer 3. On 1 September 1978 Chief Warrant Officer 3 Brimmer was transferred to Company A, 140th Aviation Battalion and on 1 November 1981 he transferred to the Inactive National Guard. On 1 November 1993, after a twelve year absence, he returned to the California Army National Guard as a UH-1 Pilot in Company D, 140th Aviation Battalion. In September of 1996 Chief Warrant Officer 3 Brimmer was transferred to Company C, 2nd Battalion, 140th Aviation and on 1 September 2000 he was transferred to Company C, 1st Battalion, 140th Aviation. Chief Warrant Officer 3 Brimmer was promoted to Chief Warrant Officer 4 on 14 March 2001 and on 1 November 2002 he was transferred to the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Aviation Brigade as the Tactical Operations Officer. On 15 June 2004 Chief Warrant Officer 4 Brimmer was transferred to Troop E, 1st Squadron, 18th Cavalry and on 8 July 2005 he was transferred to Detachment 1, Company A, 3rd Battalion, 140th Aviation as an Instructor Pilot. On 30 July 2005 Chief Warrant Officer 5 Brimmer was transferred to Detachment 812 Medical Company as an Aeromed Evacuation Pilot and in July of 2007 he was transferred to the California Army National Guard Training Site Detachment as Instructor Flight Examiner. Chief Warrant Officer 4 Vic Harold Brimmer was transferred to the United States Army Reserve Control Group (Retired Reserve) on 30 June 2008 with over 27 years of service for retired pay.

3. Chief Warrant Officer 4 Brimmer's awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Reserve Components Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal (2nd Award), Vietnam Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal (2nd Award), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Master Army Aviator Badge, and California Drill Attendance Ribbon (8th Award).

4. In civilian life, Chief Warrant Officer 4 Brimmer served with the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department for 31 years.

5. Services will be at 1300 on 13 September 2012 at the Sunrise Church, 2759 North Ayala Drive, Rialto, California, 92337 (909) 875-5566. A reception will follow at the church. The family requests that donations be sent to the Mission Aviation Fellowship, P.O. Box 47, Nampa, Idaho 83653, www.maf.orr or www.maf-us@maf.org or the Sheriff's Employee Assistance Team (SEAT), 655 E. Third Street, San Bernardino, California 92415, ATTN: Kari Tesselaar. Cards or notes to the family may be sent to Kari Tesselaar, 655 E. Third Street, San Bernardino, California 92415.

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DAVID S. BALDWIN
Major General
The Adjutant General

This information was last updated 08/31/2012

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