CW4 Frank Freitas was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 04/23/2015 at the age of 75.3
Lacey, WA
Flight Class 63-5WT
Date of Birth 01/19/1940
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with 114 AHC in 65-66, B/159 AVN 101 ABN in 68-69
Call signs in Vietnam KNIGHT, VARSITY
This information was provided by Sammie Williams

More detail on this person: Frank Freitas 01/09/1940 - 04/23/2015 FYLING WITH ANGELS - FLY HIGH CW4, USA, VN, BSM, AM Frank was born in Stockton, CA and was raised in the Brentwood, CA area, where his family had a dairy farm. Throughout his life, Frank was very close to his brothers, Rich and Joe. Playing in the creek and spending a lot of time milking cows were among his favorite childhood memories. All three of the brothers passed within ten days of each other. After graduating from high school, Frank chose the US Army as a career, serving as an Army Helicopter pilot. Frank served 24 years; among Frank's military accomplishments were two tours in Vietnam and rescue missions in Saudi Arabia. Some of Frank's favorite hobbies were refurbishing old cars, hunting, landscaping, basically anything he could fix, his pets and spending time with his family. Frank is survived by his wife, Hannelore (Eve) Freitas, his daughter, Daniela (Hal) Anderson, daughter, Denise Marchese, and his grandchildren, Beau Hymas, Rhianna and Taryn Anderson Military Services for Frank will be held at the Tahoma National Cemetery, 18600 SE 240th Street, Kent, WA, on Friday August 21, 2015, at 1:15 p.m. The family suggests in lieu of flowers donations to the Alz -

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