THE BRYAN DAILY EAGLE
Tuesday, February 06, 1968
Bryan-College Station, Texas
Air Force Sergeant Charles Edward Hebron, 22, of Bryan, Texas has died as a result of wounds received in combat in Vietnam, according to a spokesman for Randolph AFB, San Antonio.
Col. Vernon L. Head, professor of Aerospace Study and Air Force ROTC at Texas A&M, informed the family of Hebron's death Wednesday night. The date of Death was not released.
Hebron was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. Hebron of Bryan. His wife is the former Miss Lydia Luza also of Bryan. He had two sisters, Mrs. Ronnie Moffatt of Bryan, and Mrs. Milton Brown of Houston.
The USAF Security Police Sergeant was stationed at Tan Son Nhut AFB in Vietnam. The Viet Cong have launched guerrilla attacks on the base for the past three days.
Hebron had been in Vietnam for 10 months. His wife said that he had only 46 days left before his tour of duty in Vietnam ended.
He was stationed at Perrin AFB, Texas and had served in the Air Force three years before going to Vietnam.
Hebron graduated from Stephen F. Austin High School in 1964.
He was born Sept. 14, 1945. He and Mrs. Hebron had been married
for two years. They had no children.
On Jan 31, 1968, Sgt HEBRON was manning the 0-51 Bunker, Echo Sector, Tan Son Nhut, Air Base, RVN. He was being assisted by four other Security Policemen, on this fateful night. A human wave of NVA and VC attacked Tan Son Nhut from thirteen different directions. Sgt Hebron's bunker was hit first and four of the five Security Policemen would lose their life this night. Sgt Hebron being one of them.
Sgt Hebron is buried at Saint Joseph Catholic Church in Bryan, Texas.