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Howard Maxwell Eakin, Jr.
Captain, United States Army
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Born in Pennsylvania, he was killed in action in American's early involvement in Vietnam in June 1963 while flying a medical evacuation helicopter. He was wounded on the flight and died two days later in a hospital. 

He is buried in Section 35 of Arlington National Cemetery.

HM Eakin, Jr. gravesite PHOTO
Photograph By M. R. Patterson, October 2002

Updated: 2 December 2001
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