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4/160th SOAR dedicates hangar to fallen pilot

The 4th Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment named a new hangar last week at Fort Lewis after one of its regiment’s pilots killed in 2007, according to a Special Operations Command press release.

Chief Warrant Officer Hershel D. McCants was among eight people killed when his CH-47 Chinook crashed in Afghanistan on Feb. 18, 2007. McCants served at Fort Campbell, Ky., at the time but was stationed twice at Fort Lewis: as an engineer with 1st Special Forces Group and as a tactical operations officer and an aeromedical evacuation pilot with the 62nd Medical Brigade.

“CW3 Dan McCants

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