MAJ Theodore James Dolloff was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 01/11/2018 at the age of 79.0 from Lukemia
Annapolis, MD
Flight Class 63
Date of Birth 01/15/1939
Served in the U.S. Army
This information was provided by Joe Bilitzke - obit

More detail on this person: LTC. THEODORE JAMES MEHL Of Annapolis, MD passed away January 11, 2018 (four days short of his 79th birthday) of acute myeloblastic leukemia. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Liz, three sons, Michael, Christopher and Theodore (Diana), all of Annapolis, and his daughter, Ashley, of Atlanta, Georgia, and two grandchildren, Michael and Sarah Mehl, both of Annapolis. Born in Brockton, Massachusetts, January 15, 1939, Ted is predeceased by his mother Beatrice Tripp Dolloff, his step-father, Horace Dolloff and his father Louis S. Mehl. He graduated from Fishburne Military Academy in 1958 and had a distinguished career as an army aviator from 1959 to 1981, commanding various attack helicopter units in Vietnam (1965-69) an ending as Commander of the 222nd Aviation BN, Ft. Wainwright, Alaska, (1979-81). Honors and awards include: AAAA (Quad-A) U.S. Army Aviator of the Year, 1973; Outstanding Young Man of the Year 1974; Distinguished Flying Cross with Oak Leaf Cluster, Bronze Star, Air Medal with 28 Oak Leaf Clusters with V Device, Meritorious Service Medal, Commendation Medal, Purple Heart, Vietnamese Cross for Gallantry with Silver Star, Legion of Merit. After his Army career, Ted was a staff member to the House of Representatives Government Operations Committee, a consultant to the Commissioner of Customs on drug interdiction, an associate with Parry and Romani Associates, and founder and principal of Mehl, Griffin, Bartek and Spearhead Innovations. Ted enjoyed flying planes, golf and spending time with his family. Interment will be at Arlington National Cemetery. Published in the Capital Gazette on February 17, 2018 Published in The Washington Post from Feb. 16 to Feb. 18, 2018

Burial information: Arlington National Cemetery

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