Howard J. LaBrenz – Colonel, United States Army Air Corps

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In 1948, he took part in the Berlin Airlift which helped that German city to survive when the Russians attempted to cut it off from the West. He was awarded Humane Actions Medal by the Air Force for his actions there.

He died in a plane crash just outside of Washington, D.C. in 1964 and was buried with full military honors in Section 37 of Arlington National Cemetery.

LA BRENZ, HOWARD J
COL USAF

  • VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
  • DATE OF BIRTH: 01/08/1919
  • DATE OF DEATH: 08/22/1964
  • DATE OF INTERMENT: 08/25/1964
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 37  SITE 3799
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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