More detail on this person: After Viet Nam,
Gerry became a UH-1 IP at Ft. Rucker and did
initial qualifaction training until leaving the
Army in the spring of 1970. Gerry then moved to
the Alabama National Guard, where he flew CH-54s
for a number of years. Later, Gerry moved back to
the Pacific Northwest and started a successful
insurance business in the Seattle area. 1980,
Gerry joined the 92nd Trans Co, a Chinook
company based at Paine Field north of Seattle, and
spent the next 25 years flying, coordinating and
controlling the unit's missions throughout the
world. Gerry was an intergral part of operations
in Panama, Haiti and in Iraq. Mr. Curtis finally
retired from the Army in April 2010.
Gerry is survived by his wife Sandy, his son Chris, of Sacremento, CA, his son Clay, of Nashville, TN, his daughter Michelle, of Las Vegas, NV and his daughter Melise Gaydos, of Waxhaw, NC.
CW4 Curtis was laid to rest at the Tahoma National Cemetery, Kent, WA on the 9th of April 2005. At his interment, Gerry was surrounded by his family, his friends and his flying "Hooker" family. God's speed to you, Hooker 25, you have done very well for all.
Burial information: Tahoma National Cemetery, Kent, WA
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