HMM-165 crew to be buried Arlington 7/27
The funerals will be at 3:00 PM 7/27/04 in Arlington National
Cemetery. The families would appreciate a turnout of friends
and other veterans.
Marine Corps CH-53 helicopter 156658 was shot down on 11Jul1972
during Operation Lam Son II. The pilot, co-pilot, and passengers
escaped with injuries but the bodies of crewmen
SSG Jerry Wayne Hendrix of Wichita, Kansas and
CPL Kenneth Lloyd Crody of Griffith, Indiana
were not recovered until 2000 and positively identified 4/2004.
Both men were assigned to HMM-165, MAG-36, 1ST MAW
Sergeant Hendrix's memorial page on The Virtual Wall® is at
Corporal Crody's memorial page on The Virtual Wall® is at
Details of the incident are at