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

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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: September/October 2016

Table of Contents


LETTERS: From the VHPA staff at hq! FROM Sherry Rodgers HQ announces two new products FROM Mike Law Damn the torpedoes... full speed ahead FROM Royce Raley To the editor of the aviator FROM Rick Winship To whom it may concern FROM Erin Miller Looking for FROM Mike Williams Lt Little FROM Dave James To the editor of the Aviator FROM Don G. Fite From the managing editor FROM Tom Kirk How to get your representative's attention FROM Bob Hesselbein Legacy endowment FROM Gary Roush Important VHPA Scholarship update and information FROM Mike Scheuerman

FEATURES: Battle of Michelin Rubber Plantation BY James W. "Pete" Booth Site 85 BY Rober Caron ACE book wins bronze medal IPPY award

REUNION: A summary on the 33rd reunion in Reno BY Mike Law Gold star family breakfast: VHPA reunion 2016 BY Julie Kink Honoring those who have died in the past year BY Hary Roush Quilter's show and tell BY Kathleen Sherfey VHPA Reunion 2016 ~ Reno, Nevada

VHPA CHAPTER ACTIVITIES: Alamo Chapter BY Chuck Oualline Alaska Chapter California Chapter North BY Dave Anderson Georgia Chapter BY Bob Lanzotti Michigan Chapter BY Rich Deer North Alabama Chapter North Carolina Chapter BY Larry Pigg Ohio River LZ Chapter BY Robert Blair Oklahoma Chapter BY Tom Payne The Rocky Mountain Chapter and the Helicopter War Museum SO Cal Chapter BY Sven Akesson South Missouri Chapter BY John Wilkinson Washington State Chapter BY Hal Thornton

TAPS: Charles T. Brown - Gordon D. Colis - Donald J. Chadwick - George O. Charity - Samuel G. Conley - Manuel G. Davila - Donald J. Douglas - James M. Drake - Wayne L. Fisher - Edward J. Fitzgerald - Donald M. Frierson - Ralph W. Graham - George P. Hewlett - Donald E. Isenburg - Floyd H. Keller - Paul E. Lent - Ron Miller - Roger P. Olney - Charles W. Sloan - Kenneth L. Strand - Willard L. Swank - Ralph R. Reinl - Michael R. Armstrong - Robin M. Barrett - Paul D. Bromley - Robert P. Burge - Francis W. Butler - Peter E. Benet - Edward A. DuChene - Joseph C. Fouts - Ray J. Hill - Harry V. Hobbs - Albert C. Hurst - Jack T. Holland - Vernon W. Kennedy - Leonard F. Mayes - Robert A. Melvin - Thor M. Werenczuk - Thomas C. West - Donald M. Sayrizi - William R. Seale

BOOK REVIEWS: A Shau Valor BY John Penny Out of His Time BY John Penny Tragedy at Chu Lai BY John Penny

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999Newsletter610814, Vietnam Center Collection, The Vietnam Center and Sam Johnson Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 04 Apr 2017 [Updated: 12 Apr 2017]