CPT Lester C Helmke was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 03/09/1988 at the age of 48.4 from Cancer
Copperas Cove, TX
Flight Class 66-6
Date of Birth 10/31/1939
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with A/7/17 CAV in 69-70, HHT/7/17 CAV in 70
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More detail on this person: On 30 Mar 2009 his wife, now Carla Mayhew, sent an email saying that Lester died 9 March 1988 of cancer related to Agent Orange. She also said that he was the Troop Commander - it was in HHT.

From: Mike Law

This information was last updated 05/18/2016

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