Flagler County Veteran of the Week: Dan Waldron

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  • | 7:20 a.m. February 13, 2022
Dan Waldron. Courtesy photo
Dan Waldron. Courtesy photo
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If you would like to submit a Veteran of the Week for publication, send the details below, and photos, to [email protected].

Dan “Dustoff Five-Zero” Waldron 

  • Branch of Military: U.S. Army
  • Dates of Service: 1969-1971
  • Rank / Occupation: Chief Warrant Officer 2 / Rotary Wing Pilot
  • Hometown: Haddonfield, New Jersey
Dan Waldron. Courtesy photo
Dan Waldron. Courtesy photo

Dan Waldron is a Vietnam Veteran who flew “dust off” medical evacuation missions in combat. Among his decorations, he earned the Service and Campaign ribbons for RVN (Republic of Vietnam), Air Medal with silver Olive Leaf Cluster, and Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry with silver star.

Following military service, he graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in nursing and worked 30 years as a critical care, cardiac cath lab nurse. He’s lived in Flagler Beach for 38 years. Waldron is a member of the Flagler County Veterans Advisory Council, Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association and VFW Post 8696. He is at his happiest helping other veterans.


Need help with veteran services?

For information about benefits available to veterans and other support organizations, visit https://www.flaglercounty.gov/departments/veterans-services.


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