COL Gordon H. Buckner was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 07/10/1999 at the age of 66.9
San Mateo, CA
Date of Birth 08/06/1932
Served in the U.S. Marine Corps
Served in Vietnam with HMM-362
This information was provided by Barry Geller, SSN deceased search

More detail on this person: (Truncated news article from the 2 MAY 1968 Tustin News. Buckner retired from the Marine Corps as a colonel. He passed away 10 JUL 1999 and buried at Arlington National Cemetery.)

COMMANDER OF SQD. 302 Major Gordon H. Buckner, Oxford, Ohio, as a Naval Reserve Officer Candidate. He was commissioned a second lieutenant on June 7,1954 when he entered the Marine Corps. During his tour in the Republic of Vietnam, Major Buckner commanded Marine COL Gordon H Buckner

Air Base Squadron -36. Before coming to the air facility he flew with Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron-362 in Vietnam. He was born Aug. 6. 1932 in St. Clair, Michigan to Mr. and Mrs. Gordon H. Buckner. The major is married to the ing" officer, passed the squadron's colors to Major Buckner as his last official act before a squadron size, formation at the Santa Ana Marine Corps Air Facility. The new commanding officer, Major Buckner. began his military career while at- of Tustin, Marine Medium Helicopter graining Squadron-302 executive officer, became the commanding- officer April 19 during a forma change of command ceremony. Lieutenant Colonel Robert E. Presson.

Burial information: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

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