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Hall of Heroes Induction for Captain Scott Alwin


Captain Scott Alwin poses with huey helicopter bearing Top Tiger emblem

We’ve got big news: Captain Scott R. Alwin, the subject of our current documentary project, Honor in the Air, will be inducted into the Hall of Heroes at the William S. Middleton Memorial Veteran’s Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin on Friday May 28th!


Inductees are selected based on their service to their country in conflicts or wartimes, as well as military decorations for valor, heroism, and/or specific combat actions. The Hall of Heroes is an ongoing program for formal recognition of valorous actions during a Veteran’s service to the United States of America.


Captain Alwin is the most highly decorated helicopter pilot of the Vietnam war, with 136 documented Air Medals as well as Vietnam Republic Medal, Purple Heart, Bronze Star, Silver Star, and Distinguished Flying Cross, all with oak leaf clusters. He served five tours of duty during the Vietnam war as an Army helicopter pilot, first flying slicks and later, gunships.


Several members of Scott’s family will attend the induction, along with our production crew and the media. We’ll share photos on the project Facebook page, honorintheair, and this blog after the event.


Please consider supporting our documentary film about Captain Alwin by making a donation to our crowd funding campaign, mailing a check to our fiscal agent Film Green Bay (include a note that it is for Honor in the Air), or use the links on our home page to make a gift via GoFundMe, Venmo or Paypal. You can also follow the film project on Facebook for even more information. Please share this article and our Facebook posts with anyone you think would be interested in learning about this project.


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