REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR ELEANOR GRACE ALEXANDER
POSTED ON 6.22.2016
POSTED BY: Dennis Wriston

I'm proud of our Vietnam Veterans

Captain Eleanor Grace Alexander, Served with the 85th Evacuation Hospital, 44th Medical Brigade.
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POSTED ON 6.19.2016
POSTED BY: Frank Foran

You Are Not Forgotten

Cpt. Alexander, ma'am,
I never met you personally, but you were my Sister. You are a hero to me and to the rest of those who deeply care for our country. You are not forgotten. May you be resting in Heaven. I am also from New Jersey, not too far away from your hometown and also served. Thank you for your sacrifice Brave Nurse.
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POSTED ON 6.19.2016
POSTED BY: Cathy Moore

You Are Not Forgotten

Captain Eleanor Grace Alexander, Please know that after these years, you are not forgotten, and that your sacrifice is appreciated. I pray that you may know this and that you rest in peace.
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POSTED ON 3.12.2016
POSTED BY: wkillian@smjuhsd.org

Final Mission of CAPT Eleanor G. Alexander

Final Mission of CAPT Eleanor G. Alexander
On November 30, 1967, a U.S. Air Force C-7B (#62-4175) from the 458th Tactical Airlift Squadron (TAS), 483rd Tactical Airlift Wing (TAW) at Cam Ranh Air Base, hit a mountain about 5 miles south of Qui Nhon after a bad weather missed approach. On the initial approach to Qui Nhon, the pilot was advised that the weather at the airfield had fallen below safety minimal. He replied that he would to proceed to Nha Trang where the weather conditions were better. Enroute to Nha Trang the aircraft hit a mountain at 1,850 feet. The presence of low clouds and rain had reduced visibility to about two miles. It took search and rescue teams five days to locate the crash site in the dense jungle. Twenty-six people were killed in the crash. The four lost crewmen included MAJ Thomas D. Moore Jr., MAJ William J. Clark III, SSGT Arturo Delgado-Marin, and SSGT Stanley J. Yurewicz. Two Air Force passengers and 18 U.S. Army personnel, including two U.S. civilians, were also killed in the accident. Five of passengers were medical personnel. They had been temporarily assigned to a Pleiku hospital and were returning to Qui Nhon. They included CAPT Eleanor G. Alexander, 1LT Jerome E. Olmsted, 1LT Hedwig D. Orlowski, 1LT Kenneth R. Shoemaker, and SP5 Phillip A. Ogas. Other lost personnel included SSGT Edward O. Bilsie, SP4 Bobby G. Brown, A1C Daryl L. Davis, PFC William R. Godwin, SGT William E. Groves, SGT Whyley E. Josh, SFC Bobby D. Likens, 1LT Norman F. Loeffler Jr., SSGT Jose L. Miranda-Ortiz, SSGT Clarence L. Palmer, CPL Jack Rogers, SP4 Lawrence D. Snyder, SGT Teddy Waxman, PFC Libert J. Weldon Jr., and PFC Edward J. Williamson. [Taken from forest-lawn.com, coffeltdatabase.org, and findagrave.com]
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POSTED ON 12.2.2015

Hero

Thank you Miss Alexander
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