George Kanakaris - Crew Chief
Mustang # 088
Arrived in unit: Apr. 1965 - Sp-4
Departed unit: Apr. 1966 - Sp-4
Duties in unit: Crew Chief Mustang Gun Ship 088
Other Assignments: Jan 1964, basic training at Ft Ord, CA; Huey mechanic school, Ft Eustis, VA; Fort Riley, Kansas, 1st Infantry Division; 120th Avn Co, Tan Son Nhut; 98th Transportation; 68th AHC; Ft Rucker, Alabama, instructor UN-1 main rotor and transmission
Training: 67N20 Huey school Ft Eustis, VA
DOS Army: Jan. 1967
Current Residence: San Bruno, CA
Occupation: General Manager, North Coast County Water District, Pacifica, California. I will retire (for the 3rd time) in May, but will continue consulting with an engineering firm for the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Hetch Hetchy Water Infrastructure Project.
Family: Married to Carol, two sons.
Hobbies: As a type A personality, I spend most of my time working.
Remarks: I welcome all of my comrades-in-arms home and hope that their days are filled with happiness. Although I have not seen them for forty years, they have been in my thoughts continuously over the years. I only wish that we could have “All” come home, I still feel as if we left a part of us in “the Nam”.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org last update May 2005