Veterans' Memorial Project

Alan James Dean

West Chicago, IL

Vietnam War

College: Liberal Arts & Sciences

Graduation Year: 1958

Service Branch: Marines

Rank: Captain

Date of Birth: 03/11/1936

Date of Death: 04/05/1967

Captain Dean was killed in Quang Ngai, South Vietnam when the helicopter he was piloting exploded. At the time of the accident Captain Dean was participating in operations against hostile forces near Quang Ngai. The officer had just begun a second tour of duty in the Far East.

– taken from Alumni Association archives

Submit additional information or comments
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.