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The VHPA Aviator (Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Assocication (VHPA))

Item Number: 999Newsletter595239
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The VHPA Aviator (Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Assocication (VHPA)) - Newsletter

The VHPA Aviator
Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Assocication (VHPA)
Citrus Heights, California
United States
General Note
2005- / Earlier Title: The VHPA Newsletter


  • Publication: November/December 2014

Table of Contents


LETTERS: From the VHPA staff at hq! FROM Sherry Rodgers To the members of the VHPA FROM Charles R. Rayl Christmas cards from 1971 FROM Hugh J. Preacher To the editor of the VHPA Aviator FROM Gene Beyer To the editor of the VHPA Aviator FROM John P. Egan To the editor of the VHPA Aviator FROM Phil Marshall Looking for kidney donor FROM Bill Wallace Looking for information on the death of Lee Alter To the members of the VHPA FROM Steve Davidson

FEATURES: From the pages of the Stars and Stripes - 25 December 1964 Early Christmas present for the Vung Tau Airfield fire department BY Dan Walker On long final home for Christmas BY Bob Sander A touch of home: the Vietnam War's Red Cross girls BY Doug Donnell In the beginning, there were "flying bananas"!! BY Tom Payne Gary Klopfenstein's actions finally recognized BY Peter Tyner Built from scratch ~ new mh-47g BY Dan Parsons Black hawk choppers are finally getting the digital cockpits they need BY Ron Miller Bell Helicopter submits v-280 design for jmr-td Marine Corps retires the venerable uh-1n huey, first aircraft delivered in 1971 Ok, three wire in a helo BY Marc Liebman General Jacob Franklin Wolters BY Jim Godfrey From the pages of the Mineral Wells Index Historical Marker deidcation honors Southern Airways BY Todd Glasscock Young Eagles takes kids to new heights BY Julie Grabowsk DoD willing to reconsider discharges of Vietnam vets with PTSD BY Ander Tilghman Guts and gumption: Vietnam helicopter pilots wore their hearts on their helmets BY Lisa Hix

REUNION: Hotel Booking Instructions for the 2015 Washington reunion Quilt Update BY John Sorensen

VHPA CHAPTER ACTIVITIES: Alamo Chapter Old Dominion Chapter BY Hugh Adams Fort Wolters Chapter BY Adam Steczko South Missouri Chapter BY Bill Thompson Michigan Chapter BY Rich Deer North Alabama Chapter BY Ralph Weber Florida Chapter

TAPS: Harry Lee Barber - Charlie Berryhill - John Albert Betz - Frank Wallace Bockman - Lonnie L. Burkhalter - Al Davis - James Andrew Garner - Daniel Gene Hines - Gary N. Hinkle - James L. Hurt - George Michel - Harry E, Mitchell - Ronald D. Renfro - William C. Rouse - Raymond W. Schrader - Richard Dean Sherman - Harold E. Smith - Farrell Duane Swindell - Robert L. Weikel - Vernon E. Albert - George A. Brown - Gerald L. "Gerry" Dolin - William H. Freestone - Loyd R. Ganey Sr. - Michael Lee Olroyd

BOOK REVIEWS: Bac Si BY John Penny Last Men Out BY John Penny The Secret War BY John Penny

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999Newsletter595239, Vietnam Center Collection, The Vietnam Center and Sam Johnson Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 10 Jun 2015 [Updated: 19 Apr 2017]