CPT Ronald R. Hendricks was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 03/02/2014 at the age of 69.4 from Heart disease
Newnan, GA
Flight Class 69-46
Date of Birth 09/28/1944
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with 2/12 INF 25 INF in 67-68, 116 AHC in 70-71, 176 AHC in 71
Call signs in Vietnam FLAME DELTA 16, STINGER 96, MUSKET 38
This information was provided by Jean Hendricks (wife)

More detail on this person: Ronald R. Hendricks graduated flight training with Flight Class 69-46. Flew in Vietnam in (1970-71) with the 116th AVN CO and the 176th AVN CO. Other aviation assignments included a five year tour at VII Corps 25th AVN CO in Stuttgart, Germany with the last Aviation assignment being with the FORSCOM Flight Detachment in Atlanta, GA prior to retiring from active duty in 1989.

Ronald Robert Hendricks passed away 2 March 2014 at Piedmont Newnan, Georgia Hospital. Ron was born in Delta, Colorado on 28 September 1944. Ron was raised and attended schools in Delta prior to joining the US Army. He spent a total of 45 years serving his country as an infantry soldier, Army Aviator and a civilian employee working for the Army prior to retiring in Georgia in 2006. Ron spent two tours in Vietnam and two tours in Germany and a few tours state-side during his career. He was awarded several medals that included a Silver Star, Bronze Star, three Purple Hearts, CIB and a few Air Medals. He is survived by his of 49 years, Jean Hendricks of Newnan, GA and two sons and two grandsons.

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