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Lucas Keith J.

Name:
Keith J. Lucas
Rank:
Captain
Serial Number:
Unit:
158th Aviation Battalion
Date of Death:
1983-10-25
State:
Illinois
Cemetery:
Jefferson Barracks National Cem., Missouri
Plot:
N
Row:
0
Grave:
259
Decoration:
Comments:

CPT Lucas was born in Granite City, Illinois on 3 June, 1957. He served at Fort Huachuca, Arizona prior to arriving at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, where he served as a pilot in Charlie Company, 158th Aviation Battalion. CPT Lucas was the unitís first combat casualty, as his UH-60A, #002, was shot down in Grenada during Operation Urgent Fury on 25 October, 1983. He was married to Paula Lucas and had two daughters, Anne and Theresa.