GERSKY JAMES J

CW2 James J Gersky was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 12/11/1995 at the age of 55.7
Dearborn Heights, MI
Flight Class 68-3
Date of Birth 04/01/1940
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with 21 SIG GRP in 68-69
This information was provided by Bill Comrey, SSN search

More detail on this person: James Gersky and I worked together in a Supply function at our unit. Jim Gersky was the units Supply Officer and I was the Tech Supply Specialist (SP5). Jim and I served with the 21st Signal Group's Aviation Detachment in Nha Trang, 68-69. Jim was an excellent pilot, that I can attest to, he successfully landed a Huey that had an engine failure at 3,000 feet over An Khe in August of 1969. Jim and I perfected the art of getting repair parts by means other the normal Supply request format. We couldn't allow our birds to remain on the tarmac while missions needed to be run throughout our II Corp area in the Central Highlands.

I'm really sad to hear that he's been gone for 11 years. May he rest in peace.

From: Bill Comrey 1968 ... 43rd Signal Bn, HHD on Tropo Hill, Pleiku. 1969 ... 21st Signal Group's Aviation Detachment, Nha Trang. 1970 ... 6th Army Aviation Detachment, Presidio of San Francisco.

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