Vietnam War Chopper Pilot, D R Bulter

Voices of Freedom Podcast by Dennis Gill

Episode notes

On this episode of the Voices of Freedom Podcast, we showcase our interview with Vietnam War Veteran, D R Butler. D R served in the United States Army and flew helicopters as a members of the 229th Aviation Battalion, 1rst Calvary Division. The unit was made famous in the movie, "We Were Soldiers." D R shares the story about telling his father at age 5 that he wanted to be a pilot and his fathers reation to his time serving in Vietnam alongside Col. Hal Moore who was played by Mel Gibson in the movie.

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