CW4 Raymond "Gene" Eugene Baker was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 09/07/1979 at the age of 51.8 from Liver ailment
Las Vegas, NV
Flight Class 55
Date of Birth 12/01/1927
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with 162 AHC in 65-66
This information was provided by Barry Geller, David Baker (son), Chris Baker (son)

More detail on this person: I did some looking around in my files and even had Mom check some of her papers. Based on dates of citations Pop was in country from 10/65 thru 10/66. According to his retirement papers his last duty assignment was the 162nd aviation co.(162nd AHC?) APO SF 926289. Deceased 9/7/79 at 51 years of age. Interesting side note, His funeral announcement came out in the LV Sun, Tues. Sept, 11 1979.

Kinda neat going through some of those old papers again. He was a pretty busy guy for such a short life.

From: Chris Baker

Burial information: Riverside Natl Cem, CA

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