WO1 John "Hostile" D Edmunson was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 08/06/2016 at the age of 70.4 from Heart attack
Lewiston, ID
Flight Classes 69-27 and 69-25
Date of Birth 03/30/1946
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with 48 AHC in 69-70
Call sign in Vietnam JOKER 95
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More detail on this person: Hostile John Don served as a Helicopter Pilot in combat with the 48th Assault Helicopter Company, "Blue Star Slicks and Joker Guns" in Vietnam in 1969 and 1970. He was a Joker Gunship Pilot, Joker 95. Hostile John trained in Flight Class 69-27/69-25. August 6, 2016 From Carlos Cortez Hostile John pulled pitch for his final flight about an hour ago. He passed away at the VA hospital in Spokane. As reported earlier, Hostile suffered a heart attack shortly after the Reunion in Reno. He was resuscitated and suffered some broken ribs during the administration of CPR. He seemed to be holding his own be took a turn for the worse a couple of days ago. I had reservations to go see him on Tuesday. I'll now plan on attending his services. He has family in Lewiston, ID and Modesto, CA. Please keep Hostile in your prayers. Services for Hostile John were 12:00, Friday, August 26, 2016, Acacia Memorial Park, 801 Scenic Avenue, Modesto, CA 95350. Phone: (209) 522-0452 Fax: (209) 522-7925

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