LTC Hayes B Banks was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 07/28/2014 at the age of 76.2
Freehold, NJ
Flight Class 64-2
Date of Birth 05/25/1938
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with 162 AHC in 66-67, 242 ASHC in 71
Call sign in Vietnam MULESKINNER
This information was provided by Barry Geller, Mail returned

More detail on this person: Lt. Colonel Hayes B. Banks, US Army (Ret.), 76, of Freehold Township died Monday, July 28, 2014 at home. He was born in Lynchburg, Virginia. Lt. Colonel Banks served in the U.S. Army from 1962 until his retirement in 1991. His service included tours of duty in the United States, Europe and Korea. He also served two combat tours in Vietnam as a helicopter pilot. Hayes was a graduate of Morgan State University and attended graduate school at the University of Southern California. Additionally, Lt. Colonel Banks was a lifetime member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity.

Hayes is survived by his wife, Kasandrea Justice Banks; two sons, Colonel Bernard Banks, US Army (wife-Candice) and Brian Banks (wife-Cheryl); three brothers, James, Eugene and Ernie Banks; sister, Joyce Douglas; mother-in-law, Charlene Justice; and five grandchildren.

Memorial services will be held at the Higgins Memorial Home, 20 Center Street, Freehold on Friday at 2:00 p.m. Interment at Arlington National Cemetery will take place at a date yet to be determined.

Published in Asbury Park Press on July 30, 2014

Burial information: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

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