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Gen Kenneth W. Himsel

Photo added by Greg Raike

Gen Kenneth W. Himsel

  • Birth 3 Aug 1937 USA
  • Death 12 Nov 1992 Alaska, USA
  • Burial Greenwood, Johnson County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 38481149

On November 12, 1992, an Alaska Army National Guard C-12 airplane carrying eight Army National Guard members crashed into a mountain while approaching the Juneau airport, killing all persons aboard. The plane was piloted by State Aviation Officer Colonel Thomas Clark and co-piloted by Warrant Officer John Pospisil. The passengers were Major General Kenneth Himsel, General Thomas Carroll, Colonel Wilfred Wood, Sergeant Major Llewelyn Kahklen, Sergeant First Class Richard Brink, and Sergeant Michael Schmidt.

General Himsel and the other passengers were flying from Anchorage to Juneau to review facilities, personnel, and training procedures at the Juneau Battalion headquarters.

BG Himsel was the CG of the 38th Infantry Division from 1982/1983 until 1984/1985. Exact dates will be obtained in the future.

Memorial will be updated as more information becomes available.
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HIMSEL, KENNETH W
DOB: 03 Aug 1937
DOD: 12 Nov 1992
Age: 55


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  • Created by: Greg Raike
  • Added: 18 Jun 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 38481149
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gen Kenneth W. Himsel (3 Aug 1937–12 Nov 1992), Find A Grave Memorial no. 38481149, citing Forest Lawn Memory Gardens, Greenwood, Johnson County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Greg Raike (contributor 47016957) .