LTC Neal E Earley was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 09/30/1982 at the age of 46.5
Chester, VA
Flight Class 59-7
Date of Birth 04/08/1936
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with 68 AHC in 65-66, 56 TC in 68
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More detail on this person: 2LT Neal E. Earley went on to become a Major in the US Army. He served on detached duty flying for the CIA for one year in the mid 60's. He commanded the 56th Trans Co. at Long Thanh North in 1968. I last saw him in 1969 at Ft Rucker and he informed me he had been diagnosed with prostate cancer. No further contact A very fine officer and soldier

From: Jon Shiffer" EARLEY LTC. Neal E. Earley, (U.S. Army Retired), 46, of 1852 Bogese Drive, Petersburg, died Thursday at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. He was a native of Birmingham, Ala. and retired from the U.S. Army, where he served with transportation and was the first pilot to fly a helicopter to the South Pole. He was a civil service employee at Fort Lee and a member of the Walnut Creek Baptist Church. Survived by his wife, Faye E. Earley; a son, Ashton Edward Earley of Petersburg; his father, Clarence J. Earley of Birmingham, Ala.; as sister, Mrs. Ann Stallings of Mobile, Ala.; a brother, Gerald Earley of Florida. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 10 A.M. in Walnut Hills Baptist Church, Petersburg. Remains will be sent from E. Alvin Small Funeral Home, Colonial Heights, to Brown Service Funeral Home, Bessemer, Ala., where services will be held with full military honors at graveside at 4 P.M. Sunday.

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