Kevin Ian Keyes (1954 - 2010)

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Burial / Funeral

Jacksonville National Cemetery
Section 4 Site 438,
4083 Lannie Road, Jacksonville, Fl

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FL

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Branch of service: Us Navy, Us Navy
Rank attained: PR1, PR1
Wars/Conflicts: Persian Gulf, Vietnam

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Ian

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1954 - In the year that Kevin Ian Keyes was born, on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

1963 - By the time he was only 9 years old, the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

1968 - When he was just 14 years old, on January 31st, the North Vietnamese launched the Tet Offensive, a turning point in the Vietnam War. 70,000 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces swarmed into South Vietnam. The South Vietnamese and US troops held off the offensive but it was such fierce fighting that the U.S. public began to turn against the war.

1980 - Kevin was 26 years old when on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

1991 - He was 37 years old when on December 25th, the Soviet Union flag was lowered and replaced by the Russian tricolor flag. It was the end of the Soviet Union. Mikhail Gorbachev resigned as President of the Soviet Union and Boris Yeltsin became President of the Russian Republic.

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Kevin Ian Keyes passed away on September 3, 2010 at age 56. There is no known cause of death. He was buried in Jacksonville National Cemetery Section 4 Site 438, Jacksonville, Fl. He was born on June 1, 1954. We have no information about Kevin's family. We know that Kevin Ian Keyes had been residing in FL.

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