CPT Gary N Hinkle was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 07/14/2014 at the age of 68.2 from Surgery complication
Melbourne, FL
Flight Classes 66-19 and 66-17
Date of Birth 04/18/1946
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with E/82 ART 1 CAV in 67-68, 240 AHC in 71
Call sign in Vietnam GREYHOUND 3
This information was provided by Cathey Hinkle (wife)

More detail on this person: Cpt. Gary N. Hinkle was a previous VHPA member who died after his tours in Vietnam, on 07/14/2014, at the age of 68. He died from complications following back surgery. His back was injured in Vietnam after suffering 3 helicopter crashes. One crash was caused by the loss of a tail rotor, and he was shot down twice. He never forgot the feeling of joy he had when he was flying a helicopter.

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