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Arrived in unit: Dec. 1967 - WO
Departed unit: Feb. 1968 - WO (Wounded during Tet Offensive)
Duties in unit: Mustang Pilot
Other Assignments: In the 335th AHC before being assigned to the 68th as a gun ship pilot.
Training: I enlisted out of high school in August 1965 and trained as a finance specialist. I worked at Ft. Ben Harrison in personnel for a year. I graduated from WORWAC 67-11 and was assigned to the 173rd ABN BDG/335th AHC in Dak To. I flew D and H models on Combat Assaults and Long Range Recon Patrol (LRRP) missions. After being wounded in the February 1968 Tet attacks, I was medevaced to Walter Reed hospital.
Training: Rotary Wing pilot, Ft. Rucker
DOS Army: January 1969 CW2 USA DAVPRM
Current Residence: Deming, New Mexico
Occupation: I have a BS degree from Metro State (Denver, CO) in Aviation MGT and ATP's and am a CFI/I' in rotorcraft and SMEL. I worked as a stockbroker and as a consultant until I retired in 1991.
searched for years at VHPA and veterans’ reunions for unit members
without much success until the 2002 68th gathering in