LTC Richard F Beck was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 02/06/1994 at the age of 47.1 from Stroke
Reno, NV
Flight Class 70-16
Date of Birth 12/16/1946
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with B/227 AVN 1 CAV in 70-71
This information was provided by Larry Wilson, SSN Deceased search

More detail on this person: Thank you so much for maintaining this excellent web site. My father was extremely proud of his service in Vietnam and missed flying every day. At his memorial in 1994, we not only read his favorite poem High Flight, by Pilot Officer Gillespie Magee, but my brother, who has a career serving in the Army, was able to arrange for a couple of Hueys to fly over the cemetery during the internment. It was a very sublime and beautiful moment, and I know my father would have loved it. Your work is important and my entire family truly thanks you from the bottom of our hearts.

From: Wendy Beck

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