More detail on this person: Bruce FUSNER LTC BRUCE V. FUSNER LTC Bruce V. Fusner, USAR (Ret) of Dunwoody, died August 5, 2004. He received a bachelor degree in business from the University of Southern California and a masters degree in Public Administration from the University of Georgia. He was a pilot of both fixed wing aircraft and helicopters and flew spotter aircraft during the Normandy Invasion and throughout WWII and flew helicopters in Korea. LTC Fusner was the recipient of numeous awards during his military career. He served as aviation liason to the government of Taiwan and received commendation for rescuing the crew of a sinking freighter and also served as safety officer at Fort McPherson and received the commander's award for service. In his second career of government service he worked in the office of Economic Opportunity. He was a member of Alpha Kappa Psi Fraternity at the University of Southern California and the Reserve Officer's Association. His hobby was stamp collecting, a hobby he learned from his father. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Hilda E. Fusner; daughter, Kathy Fusner Vail and grandson, Bruce David Vail. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, August 11, 2004 at 1 p.m. at Rivercliff Lutheran Church, with Pastor Larry Tieman officiating. Interment will be in Arlington National Cemetery with full military honors. Memorial contributions may be made to Lutheran Services of Georgia, 756 W. Peachtree Street N.W., Atlanta, Georgia 30308. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Sandy Springs Chapel Funeral Directors, 136 Mt. Vernon Hwy.
Burial information: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA
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