MAJ Bert E. Cowden was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 12/13/1971 at the age of 42.4 from Murder suicide
Date of Birth 07/27/1929
Served in the U.S. Air Force
Served in Vietnam with 38 ARRS DET 13 in 68
This information was provided by David Imes, SSN deceased search

More detail on this person: He died on December 13, 1971 from a self-inflicted gunshot wound after killing his wife, Dora, and four young children: Duke, Buck, Lady Caroline, and Camille. Major Cowden was medically retired and had recently moved to Satellite Beach, Florida. Neighbors said that he was in intense pain from two helicopter crashes and a car accident.

From: David Imes

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