COL Guy R. Campo was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 02/27/2008 at the age of 82.6 from Heart failure
Pompano Beach, FL
Date of Birth 08/04/1925
Served in the U.S. Marine Corps
This information was provided by Ralph Campo (son), SSN search 090108

More detail on this person: My Dad was Commanding Officer of VMFA-115 flying the F-4B Phantom out of Chu-Lai SVN in 1967. He was a helicopter pilot for HMX-1 in 1957-59 and flew for the Executive Flight Detachment (Marine One) for President Eisenhower. He has had many hours in both fixed wing and helicopters (H-34's and Hueys, et al) over his career.

He had quite a stellar career. WWII, Korea and Vietnam. He retired a Full Colonel as Commanding Officer of MCAS Quantico in 1976.

He passed away at the age of 82 from heart failure Feb, 27, 2008 and was buried with full military honors that included a flyover.

One of the last of that great generation.

From: Ralph Campo

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