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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