Herman “Tre” Mackey, III

Herman “Tre” Mackey, III

Birth
Anaheim, Orange County, California, USA
Death 3 May 2013 (aged 30)
Kyrgyzstan
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 60, Site 10574
Memorial ID 120526694 · View Source
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Technical Sergeant Herman "Tre" Mackey III died Friday, May 3rd near Chon-Aryk, Kyrgyzstan in the crash of a KC-135. He was based out of Fairchild Air Force Base.

He and two others killed in the crash were assigned to the 93rd Air Refueling Squadron. The cause of the crash is under investigation according to the Department of Defense.

The plane was on a refueling mission for Afghanistan war operations at the time of the crash, a U.S. defense official in Washington said, speaking anonymously because he was not authorized to discuss the details of an ongoing investigation.

Mackey graduated from Bakersfield High School in California.

He is survived by his wife and daughter, his mother, three sisters, and two brothers. He was 30-years-old.

Memorial services were held Saturday, June 8, 2013, at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Bakersfield, CA. Interment took place November 18 in a joint grave with the other crew members killed in the crash, Capt. Mark Tyler Voss and Capt. Victoria Pinckney.


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Technical Sergeant U.S. Air Force


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  • Created by: Paul Hays
  • Added: 19 Nov 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 120526694
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Herman “Tre” Mackey, III (15 Dec 1982–3 May 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 120526694, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Paul Hays (contributor 47393402) .