Born: United States of America
Primarily active in: United States of America

Army aviation lost one of his most highly decorated pioneers in January, 2001.  MG Jim Hamlet, a former Tuskeegee Airman in World War II, commanded the 11th Combat Group Aviation at Marble Mountain in the Republic of South Vietnam, the third brigade of the First Cavalry, the last Army combat brigade in Vietnam, and  the 4th Infantry Division at Fort Carson during 1972-1974.  He is a member of the Army Aviation Hall of Fame.

 AHS Update: Vertiflite Spring 2001