CPT Alvin R. Harris was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 12/29/2006 at the age of 61.1
Spring Branch, TX
Flight Class 66-17
Date of Birth 11/17/1945
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with 170 AHC in 66-67, JUSMAG in 71-73
Call signs in Vietnam BIKINI 16, NITNOY
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More detail on this person: Alvin R. Harris Capt. Alvin R. Harris (USA Ret.) died Friday, December 29, 2006, at the age of 61. He was a lifelong resident of San Antonio, TX, and a 1963 graduate of Burbank High School. Alvin proudly served his country in the United States Army for 20 years. He served three tours in Vietnam and was highly decorated; his medals include the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Purple Heart. He was also type-rated in 188 aircraft. Alvin had a passion for aircraft, and was able to share that with others as an instructor at Hallmark Institute. He also was a member of the Lone Star Square Dance Club and the Quiet Birdmen. He is survived by his wife, Tressa Harris of Spring Branch, TX; a daughter, Adrienne Bogges and husband Joel of Lawrence, KS; 2 stepchildren, Ronessa McDonald and husband Dave of Bulverde, and Marc Matney and wife, Nicole of Little Elm, TX; 3 grandchildren, Lacie McDonald, Jake McDonald, and Mia Matney; and 7 sisters and brothers, Patricia Reed and husband Donnie, Loretta James and husband Jay, Bobby Harris and wife Patti, Mary Iguchi and husband Victor, Barbara O'Brien and husband Charlie, Monica Harris, and Michael Harris; and numerous nephews, nieces, relatives, and friends. The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 P.M. on Tuesday at Porter Loring North. ROSARY TUESDAY, JANUARY 2, 2007 7:00 P.M. PORTER LORING NORTH CHAPEL SERVICE WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 3, 2007 8:30 A.M. PORTER LORING NORTH CHAPEL The Rev. Steve Coker officiating. Interment with Military Honors will follow in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. For those who desire, memorial gifts may be made to the American Diabetes Association, San Antonio Office, 8918 Tesoro Dr., San Antonio, TX 78217. You are invited to sign the guestbook at www.porterloring.com Arrangements with Porter Loring Mortuary North.

Burial information: Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, TX

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