LTC Charles "Chuck" H Gillman was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 11/09/2008 at the age of 75.6 from Leukemia
Keene, NY
Flight Class 55-I
Date of Birth 03/19/1933
Served in the U.S. Army
Call sign in Vietnam HILLCLIMBER 6
This information was provided by Invoice/wife

More detail on this person: Charles H Gillman KEENE - LTC Charles "Chuck" "Baldy" H. Gillman, (retired) 75, of 11548 NYS Route 9N, Keene, N.Y., died Sunday, Nov. 9, 2008, at CVPH, Plattsburgh, N.Y., of acute lymphocytic leukemia. Born in Jay, N.Y., March 19, 1933, he was the son of the late Charles H. and the late Arlene (Pelkey) Gillman. He graduated from officer candidate school in 1954, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College in 1970 and Army Aviation Training as a pilot for both the fixed wing and rotary wing planes. He was the deputy director of the U.S. Army Department of Fixed Wing Training from 1970 to 1971, the Provost Marshall from 1971 to 1972 and executive officer of the third U.S. Army Test Directorate from 1972 to 1973 at Fort Stewart, Ga. He served in aviation in the Army during the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam War. He was a supervisor for the Town of Keene for 10 years and worked as a real-estate broker.He was a member of the Keene Fire Department and the American Legion.In addition, he was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and golf. He is survived by his wife, Joan (Roy) Gillman of Keene; two sons, David A. and Christina Gillman of New River, Ariz., and Paul N. Gillman of Schuyler Falls, N.Y.; and six grandchildren, Justin, Jordan, Brittany, Kelsie, Alicia and Kelli. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. W.M. Marvin's Sons Funeral Home in Elizabethtown is in charge of arrangements.

Burial information: Norton Cemetery, Keene, NY

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