COL J Y. Hammack was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 01/02/2011 at the age of 89.2 from Natural causes
Quanah, TX
Date of Birth 10/08/1921
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with 13 CAB in 64-65
This information was provided by email from Jeff Murray

More detail on this person: COL Retired JY Hammack passed away Sunday in his sleep in Quanah, TX. He was once the Ft Rucker Chief of Staff and I also think he was in on the build-up of the 1st Cav when they went to VN. MG McNair used to talk about him when I was there in the early 80's. JY was a throwback who rewarded excellence regardless of the color of your bars. If you did your job you got along with him, if not, you didn't.

From: Jeff Murray

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