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

Item Number: 2841Newsletter611013
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Christmas 2009

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 2009

General Note / OCR


FEATURES: The Vietnam Center and Archive: Preserving Your History for Future Generations BY Victoria Lovelady "Not such a bad day, 7 December 1972" BY Chris Cole Christmas Eve in An Loc BY Ron IFR Approach into Thu Dau Mot BY Doug Moore The XM-47 Mine Disbursing System BY Robert D. (Bob) Williams United Airlines Passengers pay respect to returning Vietnam GI BY Kathleen Kreller The VHPA Scholarship Program really works BY Mike Sheuerman The HUEY Brought Us Home! BY Tom Payne 101st Welcomes Home Vietnam Vets BY Mike Sloniker

LETTERS: And out of the back came a bunch of Santa's Helper's dressed in short skirts... FROM C.J. Unruh From the Editor of the VHPA Aviator FROM John Parker We received the letter from the author of The VHPA's Legacy of Valor Museum Website, Jon Conway FROM John Conway Dear Editor of the VHPA Aviator, FROM Carl Kimmich David Adams, the Editor of the Aviator answer Carl's letter: FROM David Adams Dear VHPA, FROM Cadet David J. Fulbrook To the Editor of the VHPA Aviator, FROM David Benge We recieved a follow up from the Author of our earlier "What The Hell" story... FROM Joe Litton Dear Editor of the VHPA Aviator FROM John Gayle Dear Members of the VHPA, FROM Don Hill A note from the Editor FROM Denny Nevala On September 9th, FROM John Allen Looking for information on my old TAC Officer FROM Donn "Mixer" Wilimzik Looking for information on James Cooper Wright FROM Bob Lyle Looking for information on a Huey crew shot down on November 18, 1968, FROM Joe Parnar Looking for information on my late father-in-law, Wayne L. White FROM Natalie Zador Looking for Jan Franklin Watson FROM Theresa Edge Looking for Info on info on Vietnam and Korean "found on post" helicopter FROM John M. Harris Looking for a Hawk's Claw crew... FROM Terry Jessup Note to VHPA members about AAAA' and the VHPA Scholarship Program FROM Jim Fulbrook Gary Roush recieved this letter through our web site, it reads: FROM SSG William P. Hurst, Gary Roush

CHAPTER ACTIVITIES: New England chapter BY Bill Williams Washington State chapter BY Dave Eck North Carolina chapter BY J.D. Lawson Southern California chapter BY Ed Holguin Georgia chapter BY Skip Bell Southern Missouri chapter BY John Sorensen

TAPS: Arthur L. Morgan Jr. - Charles "Charley" J. Borns - Daniel Edward Norman - George W. Putnam - James S. Wylie - James V. Sudduth - Joel B. "J.B." Simmons Jr. - Michael C. Locklear - Commander Norman E. Schrader Jr. - Robert M. Wright - Robert S. Allen - Roger K. Bean - Thomas Gay Couturier - William "Aubrey" Waldrop - David Donald Williamson

BOOK REVIEWS: Vietnam Mailbag, Voices from the War: 1968-1972 BY John Penny To the Limite: An Air Cav Huey Pilot in Vietnam BY John Penny

REUNION: Greetings From Military Reunion Planners BY Ray Casey, Rebecca Bittle 2010 Reunion in the Marriott San Diego Hotel and Marina

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2841Newsletter611013, John Shafer Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 23 Oct 2017 [Updated: 31 Oct 2017]