Ed Freeman

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Birthday
20, 1927
Birthplace
Mississippi
Death Date
Aug 20, 2008 (80)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
20, 1927
Birthplace
Mississippi
Death Date
Aug 20, 2008 (80)

About

American war hero who was a United States Army helicopter pilot and received the Medal of Honor for his participation in the Battle of Ia Drang during the Vietnam War.

Before Fame

He graduated from Washington High School and enlisted in the U.S. Navy when he was seventeen.

Trivia

He flew helicopters for 20 years after returning to civilian life and his work included fighting wildfires and conducting animal censuses.

Family Life

He married Barbara Morgan in 1954 and they had two sons Mike and Doug.

Associated With

He was presented with the Medal of Honor by President George W. Bush in 2001.