Jay S. Aston
Warrant Officer, First Class Aston was living in Rocky River, OH when he entered the service and was a member of 101st Aviation Battalion, 101st Airborne Division. On July 18, 1971, he was the pilot of a Bell Iroquois Utility Helicopter (UH-1H) trying to extract friendly forces near the Laos/ South Vietnam border. As the aircraft tried to lift off it was struck by enemy fire and crashed in Quang Nam Province, South Vietnam. His remains were never recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. Burial: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia. Plot: Memorial Section H.