NIGHTSTALKERS Crossan, Thomas B. III

The Next Moon
By Ewen Southby-Tailyour, Andre Hue

John Robertson

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  • SURNAME
Crossan
  • FORENAME
Thomas B. III
  • UNIT
  • RANK
Chief Warrant Officer Third Class
  • NUMBER
  • DATE OF DEATH
10th July 1983
  • AGE
38
  • GRAVESITE
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
born 25.06.1945, Beckley, West Virginia
son Thomas, daughter Kathryn
1970 enlisted Army assigned Fort Rucker, Alabama (CH-47 Chinook pilot)
assigned Vietnam
post-Vietnam served Fort Carson, Colorado
2 year tour Germany
Fort Campbell, Kentucky (one of earliest Night Stalkers)
The accident that claimed his life on a CH-47 Chinook, #845, occurred on 10 July 1983 on South Fox Island, Michigan at the northern tip of Lake Michigan, where they were planning and developing new doctrine, tactics, and techniques that have made this unit what it is today.
 
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