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Steve W. Henault ( Missoula 1946 )

posted: Feb 14, 2010

Steve died in February 19, 1971 in the crash of an Alaska Army National Guard aircraft on Mt. Sanford, Alaska. He jumped in Missoula for seven seasons and was a stand-in for Richard Widmark during the filming of "Red Skies of Montana." Steve flew two tours in Vietnam and was a Major with the Air Medal with 10 oak leaf clusters. Former jumper, Rex Post (MSO-54) died during a rescue attempt on this crash.