HHC, 8TH ENG BN, 1 CAV DIV
Army of the United States
31 March 1948 - 21 January 1969
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The database page for Antonio Reyes
Tony Reyes ws born in Lamesa, Texas and he attended schools in Lamesa and O'Donnell, Texas. O'Donnell is in the same county as Lamesa, Dawson County, Texas. Tony also attended Lubbock Christian College and tthe Gray, Texas Job Corp Center before he was drafted in the U.S. Army.
He was assigned to the 8th Engineering Battalion of the First Cavalry Division and he also flew in enough aerial missions on helicopters in Vietnam to qualify for his Air Medal. He enjoyed swimming, tennis and baseball. He was killed January 21, 1969 by an explosive device.
He is remembered by his community and by the Permian Basin Vietnam Memorial located at the Midland International Airport, Midland, Texas.
A Note from The Virtual WallSP4 Frank M. Greer of Detroit, Michigan, died in the same incident.
The point-of-contact for this memorial is|
a Permian Basin Vietnam Memorial Representative,
Billy M. Brown
11 May 2004
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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Channing Prothro, former CAP Marine
Last updated 05/11/2004