LTC Thomas "TJ" J Bourgeois was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 04/30/2008 at the age of 74.3 from Heart attack
Newport News, VA
Flight Class 63-1
Date of Birth 01/27/1934
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with 118 AHC in 63-64
This information was provided by Lonnie D. Bourgeois, SSN search

More detail on this person: My father died April 30th of a "arterial heart aneurysm" at the age of 74. He lived in Newport News after retiring out of Ft. Eustis. Just a little bit about my dad...he never really talked about Vietnam as we grew up but you knew the pride he carried knowing he fought for his country as a young pilot. He was a awarded several times for his service including 2 purple hearts, distinguished flying cross, bronze star and flying medals with 16 oak leaf clusters. What I'm trying to find out is when these were given and some of the events behind them.

Could you tell me how I might find out which Bandit number he was or his tail number. I saw there was information on the 118th website for each crew.

From: Lonnie Bourgeois <>

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