CPT Banze W. Eagle was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 07/21/1998 at the age of 55.4 from Cancer
Roanoke, VA
Flight Class 70-40
Date of Birth 02/08/1943
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with B/1/9 CAV 1 CAV in 71
This information was provided by John Eagle (brother)

More detail on this person: CPT Banze White Eagle Mr. Eagle served as a Captain in the U.S. Army with three tours of duty in Vietnam, including the Fifth Special Forces Group (''Green Berets'') and as a pilot of Cobra helicopter gunships. He was awarded three Bronze Stars, two of which were for Valor, four Army Commendation Medals, two for heroism, The Combat Infantry Badge, 17 Air Medals, of which one was for Valor, two Purple Hearts and numerous other decorations and Vietnamese awards, including two awards for the Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry with Palm Leaf. Mr. Eagle served as technical advisor on the set of the John Wayne movie, ''Green Berets'' and was a member of the U.S. Army Special Forces Association. STATESVILLE - Mr. Banze White Eagle 55, died Tuesday, July 21, 1998. Memorial service to be held at later date in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Nicholson Funeral Home is in charge.

Burial information: Oakwood Cemetery, Statesville, NC

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