John A. "Buzz" Lasch - Pilot
Tiger Platoon Lead/Mustang
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Arrived in unit: Feb. 1968 – CPT
Departed unit: June 1968 - MAJ
Duties in unit: Pilot – Tiger 2nd Platoon Lead / Mustang
Other Assignments: Ft. Benning, IOBC, Airborne, Ranger and Infantry Platoon Ldr, 58th Inf., Ft. Rucker, Fixed Wing Flt. school, Vietnam, pilot TO-1D and Section ldr, Quang Ngai, Ft. Rucker, O-1 Tactics Instructor, Ft. Benning, Inf. Career Crs,,Ft. Rucker, Rotary Wing Q Course, Vietnam, Platoon Ldr. slicks and guns 68 AHC, XO, 190th AHC, Ft. Bragg, Assistant Div. Avn Off., Company Commander, B Co. 82nd Avn Bn,Ft Leavenworth, C&GSC, Germany, Manheim 13th Inf. Bn S-3 & XO and 8th Div.Asst. Div IG, at Baumholder, Pentagon, Avn Staff Off. DCSOPS Aviation, Ft Hood, Bn Cmdr, 15 AEB, Ft. Rucker, Materiel Div. Chief, CD, Carlisle Pa. Army War College, Pentagon, Maneuver Div. Chief (Inf. Ar. & Avn) DCSOPS,Ft. Belvoir, Cmdr. Davison AAF, Ft. Monroe, TRADOC AVN Off.
Other Vietnam Assignments: 73rd Aviation Company June 1963-June 1964, Birddog pilot and Section Chief
Training: Ft. Rucker, Fixed Wing Flt School, Rotary Wing School
DOS Army: Sept. 1988 Colonel
Current Residence: Lake Ridge, VA
Spent 16 years working for Grumman and Northrop Grumman as Director Army
Programs in Washington DC. Now President of my own consulting Company.
Remarks: Although I only spent five months with the 68th it was a great experience. Learned a lot from folks like Dick Daum, Ron Sheffield and Paul Hill.
Email: email@example.com last update Aug 2008