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American Heroes Network

American Heroes Network

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June 10th 2014:Combat Helicopter Pilot to Mercy Flights

He flew 650 combat helicopter missions in Vietnam, where he was shot down and received the Air Medal for Heroism for saving his crew . By Paul Fattig Mail Tribune If Medford resident Steve Deaton didn't have the papers and photographs to document his tales, they would raise more than a few eyebrows. "My military experience was all out of the norm — not the standard track," he acknowledged. "But everything, except going to Vietnam, was voluntary." Consider this: He was born on Veterans Day — Nov. 11, 1950 — in the U.S. Naval Hospital on the Marine Corps Base at Camp Pendleton, Calif. And

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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2167/american-heroes-network 24/10/2017 08:00 24/10/2017 09:00 American Heroes Network https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2167/american-heroes-network He flew 650 combat helicopter missions in Vietnam, where he was shot down and received the Air Medal for Heroism for saving his crew . By Paul Fattig Mail Tribune If Medford resident Steve Deaton didn't have the papers and photographs to document his tales, they would raise more than a few eyebrows. "My military experience was all out of the norm — not the standard track," he acknowledged. "But everything, except going to Vietnam, was voluntary." Consider this: He was born on Veterans Day — Nov. 11, 1950 — in the U.S. Naval Hospital on the Marine Corps Base at Camp Pendleton, Calif. And his official military discharge as a chief warrant officer 4 from the Oregon Army National Guard inactive reserve is effective today — Nov. 11, 2010 — at age 60. He flew 650 combat helicopter missions in Vietnam, where he was shot down and received the Air Medal for Heroism for saving his crew. He also earned the Bronze Star and a Purple Heart in Vietnam. That was before he flew fixed-wing surveillance between South and North Korea, and piloted a newfangled airplane — he learned to fly it en route — from Northern Ireland to the Middle East just in time for Desert Storm in 1991. Small wonder his wife, Susan, fondly refers to him as "Forrest Gump" when it comes to his military experience. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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