Preston G. ("Beeg") Beegle
Top Tiger Crew Chief # 10085
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Arrived in unit: July, 1967 - PFC
Departed unit: July, 1968 - Sp-4
Duties in unit: Crew Chief
Other Assignments: ( Basic ) Ft. Lewis, WA, (AIT) Ft. Rucker, AL, Started my tour in Vietnam with the 391st Trans. Co. and transferred to the 68th. DEROS via the "Freedom Bird" to Ft. Eustis, VA as an Instructor.
Lewis, Basic Training - Ft. Rucker,
Helicopter Maintenance -
DOS Army: January 27, 1967 - January 26, 1970
Current Residence: Olympia, Washington
Graduate / Washington State Trooper-retired after 27
Hobbies: Church family, Yard Maintenance, Reading , Short Trips with Karen, Boating, Small Home Business, Spending time with entire family, Watching old movies.
Remarks: I was proud to have served with some of the best team members in aviation. My Aircraft Commander Mr. Whittington ("Mr. Whit") was the greatest. Living near Ft. Lewis, WA I still to this day can identify by sound only the type of helicopter flying over the house. The nickname "Beeg" was given to me by Robert Amaral, a dear friend and fellow crew chief.
Email: email@example.com ( Oct 2007 )