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Baird, Richard L., Mr. (Richard L. Baird) (1869) Lt. Col. Richard (Dick) Baird Collection

 Collection

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Lt. Col. Richard (Dick) Baird Collection (1869) Finding Aid
Item Number: 18690000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Approximately one and a half linear feet of artifacts, photographs, and escape and evasion maps document Lt. Col. Richard L. 'Dick' Baird's service as a pilot in the United States Air Force from March 1968 to March 1969. All materials date from the war era and are in fair to good condition.

Added: 22 Jan 2007[Updated: 23 Jan 2007]
Montagnard crossbow
Item Number: 1869museum2895   (Click For More Item Information)
 Museum Object

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Vietnamese Montagnard crossbow.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Lt. Col. Richard (Dick) Baird Collection

Association: C-7A Caribou Association

Added: 22 Jan 2007[Updated: 19 Nov 2013]
Montagnard quiver with arrows
Item Number: 1869museum2896   (Click For More Item Information)
 Museum Object

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Quiver and arrows for a Montagnard crossbow.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Lt. Col. Richard (Dick) Baird Collection

Association: C-7A Caribou Association

Added: 22 Jan 2007[Updated: 19 Nov 2013]
Patch
Item Number: 1869museum2898   (Click For More Item Information)
 Museum Object

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C-7A Caribou 100th mission patch. The top of the patch reads 'South Viet Nam' in black text on a red background. The rest of the patch is a blue background with text '100 Caribou' and a C-7A Caribou airplane.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Lt. Col. Richard (Dick) Baird Collection

Association: C-7A Caribou Association

Added: 22 Jan 2007[Updated: 19 Nov 2013]
Photograph
Item Number: VA049418   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Wallpaper from Thailand. Furniture from the Phillipines. 457th 'Party Hooch' at Cam Ranh Bay

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Lt. Col. Richard (Dick) Baird Collection

Association: C-7A Caribou Association

Added: 23 Jan 2007[Updated: 23 Jan 2007]
Photograph
Item Number: VA049419   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

How about that rock wall? 457th 'Party Hooch' at Cam Ranh Bay

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Lt. Col. Richard (Dick) Baird Collection

Association: C-7A Caribou Association

Added: 23 Jan 2007[Updated: 23 Jan 2007]
Photograph
Item Number: VA049420   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

The backward closk hanger when the beer sign is in this picture. The one on the left. 457th 'Party Hooch' at Cam Ranh Bay

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Lt. Col. Richard (Dick) Baird Collection

Association: C-7A Caribou Association

Added: 23 Jan 2007[Updated: 23 Jan 2007]
Photograph
Item Number: VA049421   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Jeep use by 457th to launch caribous on at least 10 missions a day.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Lt. Col. Richard (Dick) Baird Collection

Association: C-7A Caribou Association

Added: 23 Jan 2007[Updated: 23 Jan 2007]
Photograph
Item Number: VA049422   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

This picture shows me as a skinny major with a painted Bou ready to deliver eggnog, cookies, candy, ice cream, and much more during the days leading up to Christmas 1968. The Army troops in the field were astonished to say the least to see this airplane taxi into their forward base with the

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Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Lt. Col. Richard (Dick) Baird Collection

Association: C-7A Caribou Association

Added: 23 Jan 2007[Updated: 23 Jan 2007]
Plaque
Item Number: 1869museum2897   (Click For More Item Information)
 Museum Object

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Plaque of the 457th Tactical Airlift Squadron. The 457th was part of the 483rd Tactical Transportation Wing and was located at Cam Ranh Bay, Republic of Vietnam. The plate at the bottom of the plaque reads, 'Major Richard L. Baird, Cam Ranh Bay RVN, Mar 68 - Mar 69.'

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Lt. Col. Richard (Dick) Baird Collection

Association: C-7A Caribou Association

Added: 22 Jan 2007[Updated: 19 Nov 2013]