CW4 David C. Bastedo was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 02/15/2022 at the age of 77.1
Wesley Chapel, FL
Flight Classes 67-3 and 67-1
Date of Birth 01/07/1945
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with C/229 AVN 1 CAV in 67-68
Call signs in Vietnam WAGON WHEEL, NORTH FLAG
This information was provided by Charles Nolan

More detail on this person: I am forwarding the following information regarding Vietnam Helicopter Pilot, CW4 David C. Bastedo, who passed away on February 15, 2022, in Wesley Chapel, Florida, from Pancreatic Cancer. Mr. Bastedo was a UH-1 Instructor Pilot who served in Vietnam with C/229 1st CAV in 67/68 (Callsign: Wagonwheel). His awards include the Silver Star, Bronze Star and Air Medal with 31 OLC. He also served in Operation Desert Shield/ Desert Storm as a fixed wing pilot. He retired from the Connecticut Army National Guard and the Connecticut State Police. His family plans to inter him in Arlington National Cemetery as space becomes available.

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