Gary W. Hermanson, Sergeant, USAF (KIA)
January 17, 1951 – January 25, 1975

On 24 Jan 1975 four men were killed when their HH-53C (tail number 70-1628) suffered a rotor head failure near Ban Nakhon, Thailand:

  • 21st Special Ops Sqdn, 56th Special Ops Wing
    • Capt Gary C. Hall, Clinton, AZ
    • Capt Bryan A. Rye, Branford, CT
    • SSgt James K. Hurley, Glen Allen, VA
  • 56th Consol Maint Sqdn, 56th Special Ops Wing
    • Sgt Garry W. Hermanson, Newfield, NJ

Integrity, Honor, and Respect
Some of the best things cannot be bought, they must be earned

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