Top Tiger 5 - Mustang 6 - Operations Officer
Arrived in unit: Mar. 27, 1968 - 1LT
Departed unit: Mar. 1969 - Capt.
Duties in unit: Helicopter
pilot, Aircraft Commander and platoon leader,
Other Assignments: Specialized training, Infantry, Airborne, Ranger, Special Warfare, Rotary Wing Aircraft. Multiple combat tours in Vietnam. FRG, Germany.
Training: Infantry Unit Commander 1542 at Ft Benning, GA.
DOS Army: I left the Army in August 1974 due to medical problems, diabetes, hypertension and heart conditions. It was one of the saddest days of my life.
Current Residence: Eufaula, OK
Occupation: Special consultant and independent businessman.
Diana, daughters Casey Dawn, Valerie Ann, Candice Rene, son Joseph David
Email: email@example.com last update Jan 2005
Note from the web master:
Fellow Top Tiger needs help National Transplant Foundation
Stan Christian, leader of the 68th AHC Mustang Gun platoon in
1968/69 needs help.
Stan’s only son, Joe fell from a boat and the propeller nearly
severed his right arm and left hand.
Joe (20) lost the use of the arm and can barely move two fingers
in his left hand.
He has undergone 9 operations so far, with limited success.
As a last resort, doctors in New Jersey are willing to attempt a
nerve transplant from Joe’s mother.
The procedure is long, dangerous and costs $150,000.
Since the accident happened between Joe’s attendance in college
and his scheduled reporting for active duty in the Army, Joe had no
And Stan’s home state, Oklahoma, will not help pay for a New
has mortgaged his house, depleted his savings and sold his toys to cover
Joe’s medical expenses, but more funds are needed.
A foundation has been created and anyone wishing to contribute
can do so at www.transplants.org
under the name “Joseph Christian”.
All donations are tax deductible.
For those who don’t know, Stan served his country in multiple
tours in Vietnam, one of which was with the 68th AHC.
He has earned numerous commendations including a Silver Star,
Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star, two Purple Hearts and several
He left the service in 1974 for medical reasons.
Please help this deserving family in their time of need.