More detail on this person: Heart
problems.Entered the Navy after high school and
served aboard the USS Ranger. He then changed
to the U.S. Army and became a member of the
Special Forces, an Airborne Ranger, and graduated
from fixed wing flight school. He served three
tours in Vietnam two of which were as a helicopter
and fixed wing pilot with the 17th Air Cavalry.
He was wounded during his second tour of duty.
He received the Purple Heart, Bronze Star, Silver
Star and about 30 Air Medals. He was buried at
the Fort Bayard National Cemetery.
From the Sierra Vista Herald Review, June 17, 2002.
Burial information: Fort Bayard National Cemetery
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