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

Item Number: 999Newsletter610735
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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: July/August 2014

Table of Contents


LETTERS: From the staff of hq FROM Sherry Rodgers Important news concerning our membership directory cut-off date FROM Gary Roush Looking for this man FROM Chris Jensen To the editor of the VHPA Aviator FROM Don "Mixer" Wilimzik To the editor of the VHPA Aviator FROM Stephen Willett To the editor of the VHPA Aviator FROM Eric Bray To the editor of the VHPA Aviator FROM Jim Kurtz To the editor of the VHPA Aviator FROM Connie Bomstead To the editor of the VHPA Aviator FROM Dave McDaniel To the editor of the VHPA Aviator FROM Chuck Robbins The VHPA calendar project could, borrowing a phrase from the famous Beatles' song, use "A Little Help From My Friends" FROM Mike Law

FEATURES: The story of the last flight of huey 67-17658 BY Wm E. 'Rob' Roberts They're back BY Libby Cluettstaff Defoliant mission BY Jim Cameron An unanticipated engagement BY Bob Hesselbein One for the records BY Gary Krehbiel Bucket list checkmark BY John "Pepe" LaDue Two 160th soar cw5's of black hawk down legacy, retire BY Thaddius S. Dawkins II Hooks for sale or a small proposal for reducing the defense budget BY Robert F. Curtis Gladiators of the 57th ahc land on Ho Chi Minh Trail BY Steve Sullivan A day of remembrances for members of B Company, 228th AVN Battallion BY Mike Brown History of the huey BY Tom Lasser The huey pilot BY Rex Gooch A horse with no name BY Donald Gaudreau Fly With the Pipesmoke Recovery Team - Vietnam memories of two chinooks, two pilots, two flight engineers and four missions BY Dan Walker Sikorsky's King Stallion rollout ~ come to the ch-53k party! BY Christopher P. Cavas The U.S. Navy's newest variant of the Fire Scout unmanned helicopter completes its first day of flying BY Andrea Shalal-Esa New Boeing little bird Fort Carson unit gets Army's newest choppers BY Tom Roeder Time runs out on c27j, the newest variant of the US Army caribou BY Michael Hoffman A blessing of a Vietnam veteran helicopter 425 BY Bill Jeczalik

LOOKING FOR: Looking for - wo rank insignia information BY William Mike Hodges Looking for information about the 196th Helicopter Company BY Mary Hekkinen Looking for Warren Winter BY John Therrien Looking for anyone who might have known my dad, Bruce R. Northrup BY Shai Marie Looking for anyone who might have known my dad, Ken Pfaff BY William Pfaff Looking for... "the lone ranger" BY Ron Walters Looking for Chuck Kelly BY Robert M. Henderson Looking for information on cpt. George B. Rusnak, b troop, 1 sqdn 9th air cav - kia on 22 March 1967 BY Isabel d. Rusnak LaForge Looking for... information on William Dwight Lang BY Dennis Reed Looking for home movies of your early days in the Army or of your tour in Vietnam BY Lou Red Productions Looking for claw 3 BY Shirley Williams Looking for... information of huey b model/m model #64-14179 BY Tom Egleston Looking for USMC paymaster pilot - a good friend of mine is dying from leukemia and needs some help BY Mike MacDonald

VHPA CHAPTER ACTIVITIES: Alamo Chapter BY Chip Brown Oklahoma Chapter BY John Gaines Upper Midwest Chapter BY Burt Leach Fort Wolters Chapter BY Adam Steczko South Missouri Chapter BY Bill Thompson Michigan Chapter BY Rich Deer Alaska Chapter BY Lynn Kile VHPA of Florida Chapter BY Tom Rountree North Alabama Chapter of the VHPA BY Les Haas Southern California Chapter BY Sven Akesson North Carolina Chapter BY B. Seago and B. Nicholson Old Dominion Chapter BY Hugh W. Adams Washington State Chapter BY J.C. Combs

TAPS: Charles A. Adkinson - Keith Leroy Anthony - Keith Roy Borck - Robert "Bob" Douglas Bowles - Howard Burks - William F. Burton - Daniel J. Davies - Norbert D. "Dale" Dunham - Danny C. Farmer - William Dale Herron - Richard Robert Izold - John Foster Koshinsky - Roy Hilton Leggett - Tom Mackie - William Clayton Meacham - Howe Nguyen - John F. Ryan - Joseph L. Sullivan - Charles E. "Chuck" Schander - Jeffrey T. Clark - Robert Louis Erbe - John Falls - Jan Christian Larson - David A. Lynn - Donald G. Maloy - Felix Dixon Bates Perello - Terry Swink - Glen P. York

BOOK REVIEWS: The Trident Deception BY John Penny Render Harmless BY John Penny Flying High BY John Penny Just Let Me Walk Away BY John Penny Tell Your Story BY John Penny

Pub Credit Line
999Newsletter610735, Vietnam Center Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 30 Mar 2017 [Updated: 12 Apr 2017]