Jay Steven Aston Missing in Actioin July 18, 1971

Jay Steven Aston 

Warrant Officer, First Class

Unit: 101st Aviation Battalion, 101st Airborne Division 

Date of Birth: 16-May-49
Date of Death: 18-Jul-71
City: Rocky River
State: OH

Notes: Warrant Officer, First Class Aston was a member of 101st Aviation Battalion, 101st Airborne Division. On July 18, 1971, he was the pilot of a Bell Iroquois Utility Helicopter (UH-1H) trying to extract friendly forces near the Laos/ South Vietnam border. As the aircraft tried to lift off it was struck by enemy fire and crashed in Quang Nam Province, South Vietnam. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. For more information see: http://www.virtualwall.org/da/AstonJS01a.htm

Did you know Jay Steven Aston? Did you serve with him? Did you wear his bracelet? Do you have a story of him or photo to share?  If you can answer yes to any of those questions, please leave a comment, so all can know that he has not been forgotten.

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