HILL DAVID E

LTC David E Hill was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 08/22/2018 at the age of 81.9
McLean, VA
Flight Class 61-1A
Date of Birth 10/04/1936
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with 8 TC in 63-64, 117 AHC in 64, 11 GS 1 CAV in 67-68, HHC 1 AVN BDE in 71, 60 AHC in 71-72
Call signs in Vietnam LEFT BANK, GHOST RIDER 6
This information was provided by Son - Dave Hill

More detail on this person: Hill, David E. USA LTC (Ret); Flight Class 61-1A; RVN 63-64 8th TRANS CO/117 AHC, 67-68 1st CAV DIV(11th GS AVN CO), 71-72 1st AVN BDE/60th AHC Dave Hill passed away on 22 August 2018 surrounded by family in Fairfax Virginia. He was born in Sheridan, Montana on 4 October 1936. Dave grew up in Juneau Alaska, graduating from Juneau High School in 1954. He graduated from Oregon State University in 1959 and was commissioned in the Army as an Infantry Officer. Like most Vietnam-era aviators, Dave began flight training at Camp Wolters, TX before graduating from Ft Rucker in 1961. Dave served three tours in the Republic of Vietnam as a helicopter pilot, was an IP at Ft Wolters, and participated in test and evaluation of the OH-6A at Lakehurst NAS. He retired in 1980 as a Lieutenant Colonel and was a lifetime member of VHPA. Dave is survived by his wife Jan of 59 years.

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