2LT Douglas H Howard was a potential member who died during training before going to Vietnam on 03/05/1968 from A/C accident
Ft. Wolters, TX
Served in the U.S. Army
This information was provided by John Konek

More detail on this person: TH-55A mid-air near Weatherford, TX during training. Killed in other TH-55A WAS 2LT James A. Wright. Lieut Douglas Harold Howard Howard had been employed by the Burroughs Corp. in Winston-Salem until entering the Army in early 1967. He had been taking helicopter pilot training at Fort Wolters, Texas, and had been flying solo for about three weeks when he was killed in a helicopter collision near Mineral Wells, Texas. Son of Mr Harold Felix Howard and Mrs Evelyn Lorena Gaylor Howard of Wilmington, NC. 05 MAR 68 2LT Douglas H. Howard [P] Texas USAAVNS TH-55A [Need Tail#] Mid-air collision during training 5 miles N of Weatherford. 2LT James A. Wright [P]

Burial information: Oak Ridge Memorial Park, Duplin County, NC

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