MAJ Daniel Lee Bunn (United States Army), 42, passed into heaven on 1 Jan 18.
Major Bunn was born 23 Jul 75, in San Angelo, TX., and was a 1993 graduate of San Angelo Central High School. He earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Aviation from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Major Bunn’s military education includes the Light Utility Helicopter, UH-72A Instructor Pilot Course, the Primary Instructor Course Method Of Instruction, The Aeromedical Evacuation Officers’ Pre-Command Course, the Total Army Instructors Training Course, the Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape (High Risk) Course, the Aviation Captain’s Career Course, the Army Medical Department’s Army Medical Course, the Action Officer’s Development Course, and the Equal Opportunity Leaders’ Course.
Major Bunn’s previous assignments include duties as the 2nd Aviation Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Combat Aviation, Medical Operations Officer at Camp Humphreys, Korea; the 1st of the 13th Aviation Regiment Operations and Intelligence Staff Officer at Fort Rucker, AL; the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 110th Aviation Brigade Assistant Operations and Intelligence Staff Officer at For Rucker; the School of Aviation Medicine Director, Medical Evacuation Course at Fort Rucker; the Charlie Company, 2nd of the 227th Aviation Regiment Executive and Operations Officer, Forward — Afghanistan; the United States Army Air Ambulance Detachment Operations Office at Yakima, WA; as Charlie Company, 2nd of the 227th General Support Aviation Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division Section Leader, Forward — Iraq; the Medical Company Air Ambulance Blackhawk Utility Helicopter Pilot, Forward – Afghanistan; and, the 2 of the 4 Aviation Reconnaissance Troop Blackhawk Utility Helicopter Pilot at Fort Polk, LA.
Major Bunn’s deployments included Afghanistan, Alaska, Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Republic of Korea. He served as an Aeromedical Evacuation Officer, Primary Military Occupational Specialty of 67-Juliet and was qualified and held ratings in the Observation Helicopter-58A/C Kiawa, the Utility Helicopter-1H “Huey”, the Utility Helicopter-60A/L/HH Blackhawk, and Light Utility Helicopter-72A Lakota aircraft.