Scott Eugene Sutherland
Sketch by Cliff Wheeler
Specialist 5th Class, Combat Aviation Crew Chief
281st Assault Helicopter Company
10th CAB, 17th CAG, 1st AVN BDE
From Bremerton, Washington
Born March 14th, 1950
Tour of duty began on December 2nd, 1968
Killed on May 11, 1970 during
an enemy rocket attack at
Pleiku, South Vietnam.
Vietnam Wall Panel 10W, Line 19
Photo by J.R. Saunders On May 11, 1970 the 281st Assault Helicopter Company lost four of its top crew members in a rocket and mortar attack on their compound at Pleiku, South Vietnam. Each of these individuals distinguished themselves as highly respected crew members and trusted friends to all and they shall not be forgotten. They are:
Attack details at Ned Heintz's page.
Scottie's Basic Training Company
The above pictures of Scotty were provided by
his high school friend and fellow basic trainee.
High School Class Picture
A MAN IS NOT DEAD UNTIL HE IS FORGOTTEN
ONCE AN INTRUDER ... ALWAYS AN INTRUDER