CW3 Jerry Leonard Haney was born January 19, 1948 in Athens, Tennessee.
Died: July 7, 1989 in Kuri City, Korea in helicopter crash
He was a UH60 Blackhawk helicopter pilot.
Entered the Army May 15, 1967, discharged May 14, 1970.  Enlisted again November 14, 1975 and served until his death.
Served in Vietnam October 15, 1967 to September 14, 1968
Served in Germany July 20, 1977 to October 30, 1979.
Served in Korea 1988 until death

Awarded: National Defense Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, and Good Conduct Medal

Served in Company B, 2d Battalion, 2d Aviation Regiment, Korea

Graduated from McMinn County High School, Athens, Tennessee

Bachelor of Professional Aeronautics, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, Florida (Clarksville, Tennessee campus), Summa Cum Laude, December 13, 1986

Awarded the Army Aviation Broken Wing 1983.

Buried in McMinn Memory Garden, Athens, Tennessee.
  • Rank: CW3
  • Date of birth:
  • 19 January 1948
  • Date of death: 7 July 1989
  • County: McMinn
  • Hometown: Athens
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: 2nd Infantry Division, 2nd Aviation Regiment
  • Conflict: Vietnam
  • Awards: National Defense Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, and Good Conduct Medal
  • Burial/Memorial Location: McMinn Memory Garden, Athens, Tennessee
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXV, Panel
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