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Alexander, Floyd , Mr. (Floyd Alexander) (1463) Floyd Alexander Collection

 Collection

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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]
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]
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]
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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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]
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]
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]
Photograph
Item Number: VA039285   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Floyd Alexander with his AK, in background is Lt. Bill Pahirsia. SSG Conrad was Killed in Action the next day July 22.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Floyd Alexander Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 11 Mar 2005[Updated: 07 May 2012]
Photograph
Item Number: VA039286   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Floyd Alexander holding gun, granade, and knife.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Floyd Alexander Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 11 Mar 2005[Updated: 07 Feb 2014]
Photograph
Item Number: VA039287   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

Floyd Alexander and Jim Bradford, Texas standing in front of military vehicle in Camp Evans.

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: VA039288   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

drawn picture of woman.

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: VA039289   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

military equipment, supplies in background.

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: VA039290   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

two soldiers cleaning their boots.

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: VA039291   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

fire on the field, lots of smoke.

Item Creation Date: No Date

Collection: Floyd Alexander Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 11 Mar 2005[Updated: 11 Mar 2005]
Photograph
Item Number: VA039292   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

aerial view of fields, hills in background.

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: VA039293   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

aerial view of fields, hills in background.

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: VA039294   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

aerial view of fields and supplies, hills in background.

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: VA039295   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

aerial view of field, hills in background.

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: VA039296   (Click For More Item Information)
 Photograph

[Number of Pages: 1]

supplies and military equipment outside, hills in background.

Item Creation Date: 01 December 1970

Collection: Floyd Alexander Collection

Association: FSB Ripcord Association

Added: 11 Mar 2005[Updated: 11 Mar 2005]
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