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Ronnie Lee Houston, Mr. (Ronnie Houston) (1296) Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

 Collection

Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:

2nd Lt. Ronnie L. Houston, Request and Authorization for Permanent Change of Station
Item Number: 12960101008   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 2]

Item Creation Date: 19 March 1969

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 15 Apr 2004[Updated: 15 Apr 2004]
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2nd Lt. Ronnie L. Houston Summary Record of Training (Flying)
Item Number: 12960101009   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 2]

Item Creation Date: 24 June 1968

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 15 Apr 2004[Updated: 15 Apr 2004]
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3535 Navigator Training Wing Aeronautical Orders 175
Item Number: 12960101006   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 1]

Item Creation Date: 01 July 1968

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 15 Apr 2004[Updated: 15 Apr 2004]
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36th Tactical Fighter Wing Special Order AA-179
Item Number: 12960101015   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 1]

Item Creation Date: 26 December 1972

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 15 Apr 2004[Updated: 15 Apr 2004]
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480th Tactical Fighter Squadron Letter of Commendation
Item Number: 12960102003   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 3]

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 19 Apr 2004[Updated: 17 Nov 2005]
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53rd Tactical Fighter Squadron decal
Item Number: 1296museum1098   (Click For More Item Information)
 Museum Object

[Number of Pages: 1]

53rd Tactical Fighter Squadron decal from Bitberg, Germany (1971).

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 05 Apr 2004[Updated: 19 Nov 2013]
Air Scoop February 1974 issue
Item Number: 12960101016   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 31]

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 19 Apr 2004[Updated: 19 Apr 2004]
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Armed Forces Examining and Entrance Station, Special Orders Number 164
Item Number: 12960101001   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 1]

Item Creation Date: 23 August 1967

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 15 Apr 2004[Updated: 15 Apr 2004]
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Captain bars with name badge
Item Number: 1296museum1090   (Click For More Item Information)
 Museum Object

[Number of Pages: 1]

Captain's bars and a velcro name badge all from the 37th / 12th Tactical Fighter Wing at Phu Cat, Vietnam.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 05 Apr 2004[Updated: 19 Nov 2013]
Certificate of Training for Lt. Ronnie Houston in Radar Academic Course F-4
Item Number: 12960102008   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 1]

Item Creation Date: 18 June 1969

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 19 Apr 2004[Updated: 19 Apr 2004]
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Combat boots
Item Number: 1296museum1097   (Click For More Item Information)
 Museum Object

[Number of Pages: 1]

Houston's spike protective combat boots. Made especially for him due to his slight stature.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 05 Apr 2004[Updated: 19 Nov 2013]
Company Grade Officer Effectiveness Report for Captain Ronnie L. Houston
Item Number: 12960101013   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 3]

Item Creation Date: 14 July 1970

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 15 Apr 2004[Updated: 15 Apr 2004]
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Cotton flight suit
Item Number: 1296museum1096   (Click For More Item Information)
 Museum Object

[Number of Pages: 1]

Cotton flight suit worn up until November, 1970, when synthetic suits were issued.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 05 Apr 2004[Updated: 19 Nov 2013]
CPU-26 / P Computer navigation device
Item Number: 1296museum1094   (Click For More Item Information)
 Museum Object

[Number of Pages: 1]

CPU-26 / P Computer Navigation device used at Navigation School.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 05 Apr 2004[Updated: 19 Nov 2013]
Department of the Air Force, Special Order AB-1018
Item Number: 12960101010   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 2]

Item Creation Date: 17 May 1969

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 15 Apr 2004[Updated: 15 Apr 2004]
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Distinguished Flying Cross (First Oak Leaf Cluster) Certificate and Citation
Item Number: 12960102004   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 2]

Item Creation Date: 28 March 1971

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 19 Apr 2004[Updated: 19 Apr 2004]
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Distinguished Flying Cross notification letter to 36th CSGP and Special Order G-0933 - HQ 7th Air Force
Item Number: 12960102001   (Click For More Item Information)
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[Number of Pages: 3]

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 19 Apr 2004[Updated: 12 Feb 2019]
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Headquarters 3535 Navigator Training wing, Aeronautical Order 58
Item Number: 12960101007   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 2]

Item Creation Date: 07 March 1969

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 15 Apr 2004[Updated: 15 Apr 2004]
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Instruction Tag: Boot Combat Tropical Mildew Resistant
Item Number: 12960102012   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 4]

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 19 Apr 2004[Updated: 19 Apr 2004]
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Interview with Ronnie Lee Houston
Item Number: OH0344   (Click For More Item Information)
 Oral History

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[Number of Pages: 82]

(USAF) Ronnie Lee Houston was born in 1944 in Ozona TX and attended Texas Tech University before entering the Air Force. He completed Officer Training School at Lackland AFB, TX, and Navigator Training at Mather AFB, CA, as well as specialized weapons systems training for F-4 aircraft at Davis

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Author(s): Laura M. Calkins, PhD

Item Creation Date: 22 January 2004

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 09 Feb 2004[Updated: 25 Jan 2008]
Lackland Air Force Base Memo: Appointment as Reserve Officer of the Air Force for 2nd Lt. Ronnie Houston
Item Number: 12960101004   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 1]

Item Creation Date: 17 November 1967

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 15 Apr 2004[Updated: 15 Apr 2004]
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Lackland Military Training Center Special Order AB-15769
Item Number: 12960101002   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 2]

Item Creation Date: 27 October 1967

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 15 Apr 2004[Updated: 15 Apr 2004]
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Lackland Military Training Center Special Orders AC-799
Item Number: 12960101003   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 2]

Item Creation Date: 03 November 1967

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 15 Apr 2004[Updated: 15 Apr 2004]
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Letters of Commendation of the 480th Tatical Fighter Squadron
Item Number: 12960102002   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 6]

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 19 Apr 2004[Updated: 17 Nov 2005]
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Lt. Ronnie L. Houston Company Grade Officer Effectiveness Report
Item Number: 12960101012   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 3]

Item Creation Date: 13 July 1970

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 15 Apr 2004[Updated: 15 Apr 2004]
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National Defense service medal and ribbon
Item Number: 1296museum1095   (Click For More Item Information)
 Museum Object

[Number of Pages: 1]

National Defense Serive Medal and Ribbon

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 05 Apr 2004[Updated: 19 Nov 2013]
Patches
Item Number: 1296museum1091   (Click For More Item Information)
 Museum Object

[Number of Pages: 1]

McDonnell Phantom II patch; Laotian Highway Patrol patch; Yankee Air Pirate patch; 229 Missions, SEA patch; 37 TFW Cobras patch all worn on Ronnie Lee Houston's 'party' suit. The 'party' suit was used at a monthly gathering at the Officer's Club to welcome newcomers and say good bye to those

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Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 05 Apr 2004[Updated: 19 Nov 2013]
Patches
Item Number: 1296museum1092   (Click For More Item Information)
 Museum Object

[Number of Pages: 1]

1000 Hours Phantom II patch; 36th Tactical Fighter Wing patch; Ronnie Houston name patch; US Air Forces in Europe patch; Houston name patch; embroidered wings patch; strutting tiger patch all worn while serving with 36th Tactical Fighter Wing in Bitberg, Germany (February 1971 - March 1974).

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 05 Apr 2004[Updated: 19 Nov 2013]
Patches with dog tags
Item Number: 1296museum1093   (Click For More Item Information)
 Museum Object

[Number of Pages: 1]

Tactical Air Command patch; 3535th Navigator Training Wing patch; one pair dog tags (Ronnie Lee Houston) all worn at Navigator Training School (June 1968 - March 1969).

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 05 Apr 2004[Updated: 19 Nov 2013]
photocopy of Captain Ronnie L. Houston Honorable Discharge certificate
Item Number: 12960102011   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 1]

Item Creation Date: 14 December 1985

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 19 Apr 2004[Updated: 19 Apr 2004]
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Photograph
Item Number: VA036314   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

taken about mid-year 1970 at Phu Cat, Republic of Vietnam. I'm third from the left, standing in front. Notice those 'Steely' eyes!

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 10 May 2004[Updated: 24 Jun 2005]
Photograph
Item Number: VA036306   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Ronnie Lee Houston. Writing on back of photo: '1st night at Phu Cat, February 1970. We were under attack by rockets. Welcome to Vietnam.

Item Creation Date: February 1970

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 30 Jul 2004[Updated: 30 Jul 2004]
Photograph
Item Number: VA036307   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Writing on back of photo: 'Unknown Colonel awarding me (Ronnie Lee Houston) a second DFC after I returned from Phu Cat. This was in April 1971 at Bithung, Germany.'

Item Creation Date: April 1971

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 30 Jul 2004[Updated: 30 Jul 2004]
Photograph
Item Number: VA036308   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Photograph of Ronnie Lee Houston standing in flight suit next to an aircraft. Writing on back: 'June-July 1970. I had been in Vietnam 5-6 months by now.'

Item Creation Date: June-July 1970

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 30 Jul 2004[Updated: 30 Jul 2004]
Photograph
Item Number: VA036309   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Writing on back of photo: 'Colonel Ralph Parr (World War II ace) awarding me the DFC while at Phu Cat.'

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 30 Jul 2004[Updated: 30 Jul 2004]
Photograph
Item Number: VA036310   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Ronnie Lee Houston getting sprayed by a fellow soldier in front of an American aircraft. Writing on back of photo: 'My last flight in Vietnam.'

Item Creation Date: 11 January 1970

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 30 Jul 2004[Updated: 06 Feb 2013]
Photograph
Item Number: VA036311   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

American fighter jet being directed by a soldier on the tarmac.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 30 Jul 2004[Updated: 30 Jul 2004]
Photograph
Item Number: VA036312   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Collection of three photos of Ronnie Lee Houston's last flight in Vietnam.

Item Creation Date: 11 January 1970

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 30 Jul 2004[Updated: 30 Jul 2004]
Photograph
Item Number: VA036313   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

The inside of the cockpit of an aircraft, Ronnie Lee Houston's 'Office.'

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 30 Jul 2004[Updated: 30 Jul 2004]
request and authorization for permanent change of station for Capt Ronnie L. Houston
Item Number: 12960101014   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 1]

Item Creation Date: 26 November 1970

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 15 Apr 2004[Updated: 15 Apr 2004]
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Request and Authorization for Permanent Change of Station for Lt. Ronnie L. Houston
Item Number: 12960101011   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 2]

Item Creation Date: 17 November 1969

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 15 Apr 2004[Updated: 15 Apr 2004]
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Request and Authorization for Permanent Change of Station-Military for 2nd Lt. Ronnie L. Houston
Item Number: 12960101005   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 1]

Item Creation Date: 27 May 1968

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 15 Apr 2004[Updated: 15 Apr 2004]
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Ronnie Lee Houston Collection (1296) Finding Aid
Item Number: 12960000000   (Click For More Item Information)
 Collection

Military administration documents, certificates, periodicals, photographs, and artifacts document Ronnie Lee Houston's military training and service in the United States Air Force in Phu Cat, Republic of Vietnam, and Bitberg, Germany from 1967 - 1985. Military administrative documents include orders Houston received to report to training schools, military assignments, and his 1969 commissioning orders. Other documents include promotions, officer effectiveness reports, and a navigator school report card. Certificates in the collection document Houston's completion of several Air Force training programs in 1969 and 1970, his aeronautical rating of navigator in 1969, commendations such as the Distinguished Flying Cross, two Air Medals, and an Honorable Discharge in 1985. Photographs include images of Houston in Vietnam, an unidentified airplane cockpit identified as 'my office', photos from Houston's last flight in Vietnam, and a photograph of the 480th Tactical Fighter Squadron assembled on an F-4 Phantom fighter at Phu Cat, Vietnam, signed by the officers. Artifacts include a cotton flight suit worn by Houston, several patches worn on flight suits and other uniforms, A National Defense Service Medal, and a CPU-26/P Computer Air Navigation device.

Added: 09 May 2007[Updated: 09 Oct 2019]
Seventh Air Force Special Order G-1387 awarding Air Medal for Meritorious Service and certificate
Item Number: 12960102006   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 3]

Item Creation Date: 06 February 1970

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 19 Apr 2004[Updated: 19 Apr 2004]
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Seventh Air Force Special Order G-2718 awarding Air Medal (first Oak Leaf Cluster) to Lt. Ronnie L. Houston and certificate and citation
Item Number: 12960102007   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 4]

Item Creation Date: 16 June 1970

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 19 Apr 2004[Updated: 19 Apr 2004]
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Special Order G-3576 awarding Distinguished Flying Cross to Ronnie L. Houston, and certificate and citation
Item Number: 12960102005   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 3]

Item Creation Date: 11 August 1970

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 19 Apr 2004[Updated: 19 Apr 2004]
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The Stars and Stripes : U.S. Edition (National Tribune Corp.)
Item Number: 1296Newspaper612122   (Click For More Item Information)
 Newspaper

NOT DIGITIZED

[Number of Pages: 28]

Volume: 31

Issue: 285

Publication Date: 28 January 1973

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 09 Oct 2019[Updated: 09 Oct 2019]
U.S. Air Force Certificate of Training for Lt. Ronnie L. Houston in PACAF Jungle Survival School
Item Number: 12960102010   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 1]

Item Creation Date: 26 January 1970

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 19 Apr 2004[Updated: 19 Apr 2004]
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U.S. Air Force Certificate of Training in Aircrew Familiarization (F-4C) for Lt. Ronnie L. Houston
Item Number: 12960102009   (Click For More Item Information)
 Document

[Number of Pages: 1]

Item Creation Date: 27 June 1969

Collection: Ronnie Lee Houston Collection

Added: 19 Apr 2004[Updated: 19 Apr 2004]
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