CPT Robert E Cole was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 03/12/1985 at the age of 65.8
Canton, OH
Date of Birth 05/28/1919
Served in the U.S. Air Force
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More detail on this person: Robert E. Cole served with the 6th Aviation Platoon in Korea during the 1968-69 time frame. I remember him telling me that at one time he was in the Air Force and flew Jet fighters. He developed some condition that hindered his ability to fly Jets, so he transferred ? to the Army and went through flight school for Rotary wing aircraft. I was a crew chief and I flew with him and the IP who gave him his in country orientation flight in the early part of 1968 around April, if I remember correctly. He was a very fun person to talk to, because he had done so much. I remember him as being older that all of the Officers in the unit.

From: Jimmy Sutterfield 1SG(RET)

Burial information: Beaufort National Cemetery, Beaufort, SC

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