1LT Eugene J. Capener was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 11/13/2008 at the age of 74.8
Oklahoma City, OK
Flight Class 62-8
Date of Birth 01/19/1934
Served in the U.S. Army
This information was provided by Obit Donald Connin

More detail on this person: Jex was born Jan 19, 1934. Having earned his Master Aviation Wings, he flew helicopter's in three wars, Korea, Viet Nam, and the first Gulf war. He was shot down in Vietnam and had sufforded serious wounds. The Army decorated him with the Purple Heart, the Bronze Star and an Army commendation medal and many service and campaign medals.

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