Duane Hackney

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Birthday
5, 1947
Birthplace
Michigan
Death Date
Sep 3, 1993 (46)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
5, 1947
Birthplace
Michigan
Death Date
Sep 3, 1993 (46)

About

Decorated United States Air Force officer and Vietnam War hero. During a rescue mission to retrieve a downed pilot, he courageously gave his parachute to the rescued pilot before escaping himself.

Before Fame

He passed up a college athletic scholarship to join the U.S. Air Force.

Trivia

He received numerous military honors, including a Silver Star, a Purple Heart, and an Air Force Cross.

Family Life

He grew up in Flint, Michigan.

Associated With

Jay Zeamer was another pilot and United States war hero.