More detail on this person: Hit and run
accident while on leave prior to returning to RVN
for second tour.
Some additional information about CPT Randall W Ford:
My brother died at age 23 July 29, 1970 in San Diego by a hit and run driver while hitch hiking alone.
His first tour flying helicopters in Vietnam was from June 1968 - June 1969.
He then served as an instructor at Ft Rucker from June 1969 - to June 1970.
He was on leave visiting our mother and was killed the night before reporting for duty for his second Vietnam tour. Our brother Bruce D Ford was serving in the Army in Vietnam at the time.
I am wondering what the connection between Patrick J Ronan is and how he knew the details of my brother's death. I was not aware of the nickname 'Gabby'.
Almost 40 years later, Randy is still greatly missed.
From: Karen E. Ford
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