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Name:John Albert Broadus Dillard Jr.
Affiliation:Class of 1942
Biography & Genealogy:Major General John A. B. Dillard, Jr. (b. 1919 d. 1970) matriculated at VMI in September 1938 and graduated in June 1942. He commanded the U. S. Army Engineers during the Vietnam War, and was killed when his helicopter was downed by enemy fire near Pleiku on May 12, 1970. He was the 6th U. S. general officer killed in Vietnam.