COL Howard "Al" A Corson was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 05/24/2009 at the age of 70.0 from Cancer
Date of Birth 06/10/1939
Served in the U.S. Air Force
Served in Vietnam with 21 SOS in 75
Call sign in Vietnam KNIFE 31
This information was provided by Mark Corson (son)

More detail on this person: Just wanted to let all know that my Dad, Col. Howard "Al" Corson died of cancer on May 24, 2009. Dad was the pilot of the 21st SOS Knife 31 that was shot down in May 1975 on Koh Tang Island. Burial will be August 27th at 3pm at Arlington National Cemetery. Please feel free to come as his funeral will not be a private one. If you plan on attending, please wear something colorful and comfortable, for Dad was a very fun person and would not want to see everyone wearing black.

I don't know if Dad was a member of this site, but I ought you all would not mind this post.

From: Mark Corson

Burial information: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

This information was last updated 05/18/2016

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