LTC Preston B. Collins was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 11/28/2010 at the age of 91.1
Satellite Beach, FL
Date of Birth 11/01/1919
Served in the U.S. Air Force
This information was provided by SSN search Feb 2011

More detail on this person: LTC Preston Bradley "Brad" Collins Preston Bradley (Brad) Collins - He was the youngest of 6 children. He attended NC State College and enlisted in the Army Air Corps in 1941 and enjoyed an illustrious career in the U.S. Air Force as a fighter pilot and was a decorated veteran of WWII and the Vietnam era. Military honors included the Distinguished Flying Cross Medal, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal and the Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters. He was a member of the Mach Busters Club (retired with the rank of Lt. Colonel) a member of the Military Officers Association of America and DAV (J.L. Golightly, Chapter 32). Surviving are his wife of 62 years, Marge; children, Cynda (Marcel) Arsenault of Superior, Co. and Chris (Ann) of Thousand Oaks, CA; grandchildren, John and Erin (deceased). A Memorial gathering will be held at the Beach Funeral Home, Indian Harbour Beach, FL on December 1, 2010. Published in FLORIDA TODAY on November 30, 2010

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