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FSB Ripcord Association

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8mm film
Item Number: 1463VI1701   (Click For More Item Information)
 Moving Image

Scenes from Firebase Ripcord, featuring a pair of Donut Dollies and a 105mm Howitzer named "Bastard of Ripcord."

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Floyd Alexander Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 01 Nov 2004[Updated: 16 Mar 2017]
Air Medal with ribbon bar
Item Number: 1463museum3419   (Click For More Item Information)
 Museum Object

[Number of Pages: 3]

Air Medal with Ribbon Bar

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Floyd Alexander Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 14 Dec 2009[Updated: 19 Nov 2013]
Alfred L. Martin Collection (1456) Finding Aid
Item Number: 14560000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Copies of military administrative records document Alfred L. Martin's service in the United States Army from 1969 to 1974 and the 23 July 2001 issue of Sports Illustrated documents James R. (Bob) Kalsu, the only professional American athlete to be killed in the Vietnam War. Also included in the collection is a program for a Memorial Service for Kalsu, David E. Johnson, Frederick C. Raymond, and Burke Miller conducted by Battery A, 2nd Battalion (Airmobile), 11th Artillery, 101st Airborne Division and a program from a Memorial ceremony on 14 October 2000 for the men who died in the Battle of Fire Support Base Ripcord from 12 March to 23 July 1970.

Added: 18 Oct 2004[Updated: 14 Jul 2005]
Army commendation medal with ribbon bar
Item Number: 1463museum3420   (Click For More Item Information)
 Museum Object

[Number of Pages: 3]

Army Commendation Medal with Ribbon Bar

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Floyd Alexander Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 14 Dec 2009[Updated: 19 Nov 2013]
Army Good Conduct medal and ribbon bar
Item Number: 1463museum3413   (Click For More Item Information)
 Museum Object

[Number of Pages: 2]

Army Good Conduct Medal and Ribbon Bar

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Floyd Alexander Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 14 Dec 2009[Updated: 19 Nov 2013]
Army hat
Item Number: 1463museum1433   (Click For More Item Information)
 Museum Object

[Number of Pages: 1]

U.S. Army cap.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Floyd Alexander Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 04 Nov 2004[Updated: 19 Nov 2013]
Army lightweight jacket
Item Number: 1463museum1432   (Click For More Item Information)
 Museum Object

[Number of Pages: 1]

U.S. Army lightweight fatigue jacket. On the right shoulder are a 101st Airborne Division and Vietnam Veteran patches. On the right shoulder is a POW/MIA patch.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Floyd Alexander Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 04 Nov 2004[Updated: 19 Nov 2013]
Army pin
Item Number: 1463museum3365   (Click For More Item Information)
 Museum Object

[Number of Pages: 1]

U.S. Army Pin

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Floyd Alexander Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 23 Nov 2009[Updated: 19 Nov 2013]
Army uniform jacket
Item Number: 1463museum1431   (Click For More Item Information)
 Museum Object

[Number of Pages: 1]

U.S. Army uniform jacket with insignia for 1st Armored Division on left shoulder, and 101st Airborne Division on right shoulder. Over the left pocket are the following ribbons: Vietnam Service, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal (with 1969-1970 campaign bar), Army Commendation (2) National Defense

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Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Floyd Alexander Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 04 Nov 2004[Updated: 19 Nov 2013]
Bible
Item Number: 1463museum1438   (Click For More Item Information)
 Museum Object

[Number of Pages: 1]

Bible carried by Alexander while in Vietnam.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Floyd Alexander Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 04 Nov 2004[Updated: 19 Nov 2013]
Boston Publishing Company letter that accompanied "The Vietnam Experience: America Takes Over"
Item Number: 14800101003   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 4]

Author(s): Robert J George

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: R. Mike Womack Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 20 Apr 2005[Updated: 10 Apr 2019]
Item is Copyrighted - It is not available outside the VNCA building
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Bronze Star and ribbon bar with V device
Item Number: 1463museum3414   (Click For More Item Information)
 Museum Object

[Number of Pages: 3]

Bronze Star and Ribbon Bar with V Device

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Floyd Alexander Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 14 Dec 2009[Updated: 19 Nov 2013]
Bronze Star presentation box
Item Number: 1463museum1435   (Click For More Item Information)
 Museum Object

[Number of Pages: 1]

Bronze Star presentation box with lapel pin, 'V' device and oak leaf cluster.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Floyd Alexander Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 04 Nov 2004[Updated: 19 Nov 2013]
Bronze Star presentation box
Item Number: 1463museum1436   (Click For More Item Information)
 Museum Object

[Number of Pages: 1]

Bronze Star presentation box with lapel pin, and ribbon bar consisting of National Defense Ribbon, Vietnam Service Ribbon (2 oak leaves) and Republic of Vietnam Campaign Ribbon.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Floyd Alexander Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 04 Nov 2004[Updated: 19 Nov 2013]
Bronze Star presentation box
Item Number: 1463museum1437   (Click For More Item Information)
 Museum Object

[Number of Pages: 1]

Bronze Star presentation box with lapel pin.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Floyd Alexander Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 04 Nov 2004[Updated: 19 Nov 2013]
Floyd Alexander Collection (1463) Finding Aid
Item Number: 14630000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Military papers, photocopied articles, artifacts, photographs and 8mm film document Floyd Alexander's tour of duty in Vietnam as a radio telephone operator (RTO) with the 101st Airborne Division at Firebase Ripcord from 1970-1971, first with B Battery, 2nd Battalion (Airmobile), 319th Artillery and then with Company A, 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry.

Added: 01 Nov 2004[Updated: 10 Apr 2019]
Frederick L. Spaulding Collection (2168) Finding Aid
Item Number: 21680000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Ripcord Casualty Report from 12 March 1970 through 23 July 1970, compiled and edited by Frank Marshall and Frederick Spaulding.

Added: 25 Sep 2009[Updated: 07 Jun 2010]
Freedom Team Salute - Letter and Certificate of Appreciation
Item Number: 14630102002   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 2]

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Floyd Alexander Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 29 Oct 2010[Updated: 29 Oct 2010]
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FSB Ripcord Association Collection (1776) Finding Aid
Item Number: 17760000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Issues of the association newsletter, 'Ripcord Report', document the current operations of the FSB Ripcord Association.

Added: 25 Apr 2006[Updated: 19 Jun 2007]
Illinois flag
Item Number: 1463museum1439   (Click For More Item Information)
 Museum Object

[Number of Pages: 1]

State of Illinois Flag given to Alexander by Governor Richard B. Ogilvie (of Illinois) carried in Vietnam, and flown whenever possible.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Floyd Alexander Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 04 Nov 2004[Updated: 19 Nov 2013]
In Honor of 1LT J. Robert Kalsu - re: memorialization of The Replacement Company, 101st Airborne (Air Assault)
Item Number: 14800101002   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 4]

Item Creation Date: 9 August 2002

Collection: R. Mike Womack Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 20 Apr 2005[Updated: 10 Apr 2019]
Item is Copyrighted - It is not available outside the VNCA building
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List of members, 506th Airborne Infantry Regiment Association (Airmobile-Air Assault) Vietnam, C Company, 2nd Battalion
Item Number: 14800101004   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 4]

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: R. Mike Womack Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 20 Apr 2005[Updated: 10 Apr 2019]
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Name tag
Item Number: 1463museum1434   (Click For More Item Information)
 Museum Object

[Number of Pages: 1]

'Alexander' name tag

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Floyd Alexander Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 04 Nov 2004[Updated: 19 Nov 2013]
National Defense medal and ribbon bar
Item Number: 1463museum3415   (Click For More Item Information)
 Museum Object

[Number of Pages: 2]

National Defense Medal and Ribbon Bar

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Floyd Alexander Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 14 Dec 2009[Updated: 19 Nov 2013]
Photocopies Of Alfred L. Martin's Honorable Discharge Papers, 1 January 1975
Item Number: 14560101006   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 2]

Item Creation Date: 01 January 1975

Collection: Alfred L. Martin Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 22 Apr 2005[Updated: 22 Apr 2005]
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Photocopy Of A Certificate Of Appreciation Presented To Alfred L. Martin
Item Number: 14560101005   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 1]

Item Creation Date: 29 November 1970

Collection: Alfred L. Martin Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 22 Apr 2005[Updated: 22 Apr 2005]
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Photocopy Of Alfred L. Martin's Certificate Of Proficiency In Field Artillery NCO Candidate Course, 7 July - 17 October 1969
Item Number: 14560101004   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 1]

Item Creation Date: 1969

Collection: Alfred L. Martin Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 22 Apr 2005[Updated: 17 Nov 2005]
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Photocopy Of Alfred L. Martin's DD-214
Item Number: 14560101003   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 1]

Item Creation Date: 17 October 1969

Collection: Alfred L. Martin Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 22 Apr 2005[Updated: 22 Apr 2005]
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Photocopy Of Alfred L. Martin's Order To Report For Armed Forces Physical Examination, 5 September 1968
Item Number: 14560101001   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 2]

Item Creation Date: 05 September 1968

Collection: Alfred L. Martin Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 21 Apr 2005[Updated: 21 Apr 2005]
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Photocopy Of Headquarters 101st Airborne Division Special Orders Number 326 Extract: Individuals Assigned To Transfer Station or Transfer Point for Separation Processing
Item Number: 14560101002   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 2]

Item Creation Date: 22 November 1970

Collection: Alfred L. Martin Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 22 Apr 2005[Updated: 22 Apr 2005]
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Photograph
Item Number: VA039271   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Floyd Alexander eating food.

Item Creation Date: 01 December 1970

Collection: Floyd Alexander Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 11 Mar 2005[Updated: 11 Mar 2005]
Photograph
Item Number: VA039319   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

soldiers working in field.

Item Creation Date: 01 December 1970

Collection: Floyd Alexander Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 21 Mar 2005[Updated: 21 Mar 2005]
Photograph
Item Number: VA039266   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

portrait of Floyd Alexander.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Floyd Alexander Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 11 Mar 2005[Updated: 11 Mar 2005]
Photograph
Item Number: VA039267   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Tim Dixon- Valley Forge, Philadelphia and Floyd Alexander, sitting and talking together.

Item Creation Date: 01 February 1970

Collection: Floyd Alexander Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 11 Mar 2005[Updated: 11 Mar 2005]
Photograph
Item Number: VA039268   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

soldier standing in front of Phu Bai sign.

Item Creation Date: 01 December 1970

Collection: Floyd Alexander Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 11 Mar 2005[Updated: 11 Mar 2005]
Photograph
Item Number: VA039269   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

soldier holding a box, standing near supplies.

Item Creation Date: 01 December 1970

Collection: Floyd Alexander Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 11 Mar 2005[Updated: 11 Mar 2005]
Photograph
Item Number: VA039270   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

soldier sitting next to supplies.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Floyd Alexander Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 11 Mar 2005[Updated: 11 Mar 2005]
Photograph
Item Number: VA039272   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Tex-David Wier, Floyd Alexander, and unknown soldier stand next to bunks.

Item Creation Date: 01 December 1970

Collection: Floyd Alexander Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 11 Mar 2005[Updated: 11 Mar 2005]
Photograph
Item Number: VA039273   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Floyd Alexander standing next to military equipment.

Item Creation Date: 01 December 1970

Collection: Floyd Alexander Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 11 Mar 2005[Updated: 11 Mar 2005]
Photograph
Item Number: VA039274   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Floyd Alexander and another soldier stand next to military equipment.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Floyd Alexander Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 11 Mar 2005[Updated: 11 Mar 2005]
Photograph
Item Number: VA039275   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

soldiers hanging out at their bunks.

Item Creation Date: 01 December 1970

Collection: Floyd Alexander Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 11 Mar 2005[Updated: 11 Mar 2005]
Photograph
Item Number: VA039276   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Terry Tidalgo and Jim Dixon sit around and play guitar.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Floyd Alexander Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 11 Mar 2005[Updated: 11 Mar 2005]
Photograph
Item Number: VA039277   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

soldiers hanging out and talking.

Item Creation Date: 01 December 1970

Collection: Floyd Alexander Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 11 Mar 2005[Updated: 11 Mar 2005]
Photograph
Item Number: VA039278   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

D. Polmes, J. Dixon, G. Marshall using military equipment, Ripcord

Item Creation Date: 27 April 1970

Collection: Floyd Alexander Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 11 Mar 2005[Updated: 14 Jan 2010]
Photograph
Item Number: VA039279   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Floyd Alexander eating can food.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Floyd Alexander Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 11 Mar 2005[Updated: 11 Mar 2005]
Photograph
Item Number: VA039280   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

military equipment

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Floyd Alexander Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 11 Mar 2005[Updated: 07 May 2012]
Photograph
Item Number: VA039281   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Floyd Alexander hanging out with other soldiers.

Item Creation Date: 04 September 1970

Collection: Floyd Alexander Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 11 Mar 2005[Updated: 11 Mar 2005]
Photograph
Item Number: VA039282   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Floyd Alexander in Camp Evans.

Item Creation Date: 18 February 1970

Collection: Floyd Alexander Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 11 Mar 2005[Updated: 11 Mar 2005]
Photograph
Item Number: VA039283   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Floyd Alexander in Camp Evans, Drunk but 'happy.'

Item Creation Date: 16 August 1970

Collection: Floyd Alexander Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 11 Mar 2005[Updated: 11 Mar 2005]
Photograph
Item Number: VA039284   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Floyd Alexander in Camp Evans.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Floyd Alexander Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 11 Mar 2005[Updated: 07 May 2012]
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