Lee “Tex” Westbrook

Lee ‘Tex’ Westbrook, CW2 (Ret), passed away Friday evening, July 22, 2011 after a long battle with cancer and other ailments. He was buried at the Dallas/Fort Worth National Cemetery with full military honors.

Lee attended Flight Class 67-19 and flew two tours in Vietnam, the second with the 57th Medical Detachment (Helicopter Ambulance) in 1971-72. He was a president of the Fort Wolters Chapter of the Vietnam Helicopter Pilot’s Association (VHPA) and his military awards included the Meritorious Service Medal, 24 Air Medals, 3 Bronze Stars, the Vietnamese Service Medal, and Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry.


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