Joseph Richard Harris

Captain
F TROOP, 1ST SQDN, 9TH CAVALRY, 1 CAV DIV
Army of the United States
24 October 1947 - 08 April 1972
Tallahassee, Florida
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1 CAV DIV

9TH CAV RGT
Army Aviator

Purple Heart, Air Medal, National Defense, Vietnam Service, Vietnam Campaign

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29 Mar 2008

I went through Army Flight Training Class 71-24 with Captain Harris. He provided prospective for less experienced officers during training. We remember his "blue freckles" from an accident he had due to the early detonation of an artillery round.

From a fellow student during flight training.
jaypward@aol.com

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Captain Harris was killed when his OH-6A (tail number 67-16078) was shot down 2 kilometers south of Bu Dop airfield in Tay Ninh Province.


The point-of-contact for this memorial is
a fellow student during flight training.
jaypward@aol.com 



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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 29 Mar 2008
Last updated 04/05/2008