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| Veterans Database
| Algirdas Bacanskas
- Class Year (or years attended)
- 1952 - 1956
- Military Service Branch
- US Navy
- Years of Service
- 1960 - 1982
- Service Academy or ROTC Institution
- Navy Aviation Officer Candidate 1962
- Highest Rank Attained
- Type of Separation
- Awards and Decorations
- Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal (25), Purple Heart, Navy& Marine Corps Medal, Combat Acton Ribbon, Presidential Unit Citation.
- Major Duty Assignments, Military Units/Organizations/Ships, and Locations of Service?
- Served as a flight wingman and flight leader in the Vietnam war. Served as a helicopter pilot on 2nd fleet flag ship in Europe. Served as a helicopter unit leader in the Antarctic.
- Most Memorable Military Experience or Accomplishment
- Vietnam War Service 1967 Antarctica Service NATO Tour. Served as a flight leader in the Vietnam War.
- Share the in-service schools/training attended and your primary military specialty.
- Aviation Officer Training and Qualifications in fixed wing, jet, and helicopters.
- If your service included combat or hostile action describe
- Served as a wingman and flight leader in Vietnam with the most decorated Navy helicopter squadron HAL- 3 in 1967-1968, on several ships and duty stations.
- Date of Death and Where They Were Laid to Rest
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