MAJ Dwight "Sky King" C. Hageman was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 12/04/2019 at the age of 86.4
San Antonio, TX
Flight Class 57-D
Date of Birth 07/25/1933
Served in the U.S. Air Force
Served in Vietnam with 38 ARRS in 68-69
Call sign in Vietnam PEDRO
This information was provided by Sammie Williams - obit

More detail on this person: Dwight was born on July 25, 1933 at Women's Hospital, New York City, to Howard Conrad Hageman and Nola Westerfield Hageman. He passed away on December 4, 2019. Dwight was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Nancy Hageman Greene. Dwight's earthly travels took him through Bronxville High School and Alleghany College in Pennsylvania. Dwight earned a bachelor's degree from Alleghany College; a master's degree from Southwest Texas State Teachers College; and a Doctor of Education from University of North Texas. From there, ROTC led Dwight to his professional life as a pilot in the U.S. Air Force. He trained at Goodfellow Air Force Base in San Angelo, TX, where he fell in love with his first flight in an aircraft. Dwight's military career included: Basic training, Harlingen Texas; Pilot training at Goodfellow AFB San Angelo Texas; stations at Kelly AFB training on the C124 Cargo aircraft and Yakota AFB Japan on the KB50 Air refueling craft; for 4 years he served as a Professor of Air Science at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor; Detachment Commander at Phu Cat Vietnam with the HH43 Air rescue helicopter; Laredo AFB Texas HH43 Air rescue helicopter; and Training Squadron Commander at Lackland AFB Texas. Upon military retirement, Dwight wrote air crew manuals for American Airlines; served as director of curriculum for Hallmark Institute of Aeronautics; and was employed by several other companies. MEMORIAL SERVICE Tuesday, December 10, 2019 10:00am Morningside Manor Chapel Burial will follow at 2:00pm at Stockdale Cemetery in Stockdale, Texas, with full military honors.

Burial information: Stockdale Cemetery, Stockdale, Texas

This information was last updated 12/09/2019

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