WO1 Richard "Rick" J. Palsulich was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 09/26/2006 at the age of 59.8 from Stroke
Enterprise, AL
Flight Class 67-5
Date of Birth 11/29/1946
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with 173 AHC in 67
This information was provided by Jimmy Ketcham

More detail on this person: Richard J. "Rick" Palsulich of Enterprise passed away Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2006, in Flowers Hospital in Dothan. He was 59. A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29, at Searcy Funeral Home Chapel, (334) 347-2517. Sign the guest book at

Rick was born in Franklin, NJ on 20 November 1946 and died on 26 September 2006 in Dothan, AL. We know a lot about RICK and at the same time we know little.

Rick entered the Army in 1964 to attend flight school. After graduation he went to Vietnam as a Warrant Officer. He was later given a commission as a Lieutenant in the Artillery and returned to Vietnam. Rick was discharged from the Army in 1972 and joined Bell Helicopter Company as an instructor pilot in Iran. When that job was over, he returned to Fort Rucker as an Instructor pilot for the civilian contractor until he was grounded. Rick was an Amateur Radio friend of mine. I think he had two tours in Vietnam (one as a WO and one commisioned).

From the Dothan Eagle and Enterprise Ledger via Jimmy Ketcham

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