MAJ Clifford "Butch" R Goodell was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 12/18/1977 at the age of 36.5 from Auto accident
Tacoma, WA
Flight Class 69-44
Date of Birth 06/19/1941
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with 1 INF DIV in 67-68, B/2/20 ARA in 70
Call sign in Vietnam BLUE MAX 5
This information was provided by Juliette Quilinderino (wife), Dorris Locke (mother)

More detail on this person: Major Clifford Ronald Goodell served with the Big Red 1 his first tour in Viet Nam and was a member of the Blue Max Pilots on his second tour. He received the Silver Medal, several Bronze medals and three Purple Hearts and many flight medals during his 19 years and seven months in the United States Army. He left behind his wife Juliette, a son, Frank Robert Goodell and two daughters, Angelique Rochelle Goodell and Juliette Suzanne Goodell all of whom reside in hawaii. He was killed on Bridgeport way in Tacoma, Washington as was another person, a lady driving in the opposite direction of my husband and she also left a 16 year old son also named Frankie. The accident occurred on on December 18, 1977, caused by a 17 year old drunk driver from Saudi Arabia, supposedly attending medical school in the United States. His name was Monsour Othman Al-Hamaid Al-Huessein and he was granted political immunity and taken out of the country the same night he killed my husband by his father who its said was the Commanding General of the Saudia Arabian Army.

From: Juliette Quilinderino

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