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

Item Number: 2841Newsletter611015
 Newsletter
Language
English
Number of Pages
36
Digital Object Type
Newsletter
Information removed from digital copy?
true
Physical Location
Stacks Newsletter Collection
Copyright Statement
This publication is copyrighted
Volume
26
Issue
06

Publication
The VHPA Aviator
Publisher/Organization
Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Assocication (VHPA)
City
Citrus Heights, California
Country
United States
Frequency
Bi-Monthly
Language
English
Type
Newsletter
General Note
2005- / Earlier Title: The VHPA Newsletter

Dates

  • Publication: 2008

General Note / OCR

FROM THE PRESIDENT BY Jack Salm

LETTERS: I was contacted a few years ago FROM Kathleen Appling Dear Sir FROM Jim Pratt Hi, my name is George Murphy FROM George Murphy Dear Members FROM Gene Kobes Dear Editor of the the VHPA Aviator FROM John Brennan David FROM Lash Wisener To the Editor FROM Dave Ballentine Christmas of 1963 was approaching FROM Eugene A. Beyer A Christmas Story FROM James "Scotty" Scott Dear Mr. Roush FROM Erik Velthuis

FEATURES: Flying Christmas Trees Lela Ruck Awarded VHPA Scholarship BY Thomas H. Payne The Last Recon Platoon BY Fernando De Pierris Christmas Day 1970 BY Ken Bradley The Heritage Continues 36 Years Later BY Joe Shepherd After Action Report - Return to Vietnam BY John Mackel We're So Alone! BY John L. Keller A Forty-Year Vietnam Tour Finally Comes to an End BY Art Jacobs Recent VA News Release After 35 years, a Texas A and M class ring and its owner are reunited BY David May Family to Recieve Pilot's 150 Medals BY Denise Lavoie An Un-Merry Christmas Story from HMM-165 in Dec 1971 One Good Reason You Went to War ~ Take Pride Fellow VHPA Members BY Robert J. Schissell The "Greyhounds of Vietnam"

REUNION: The 1972 Battle of Kontum Reunion BY Jack Heslin, Jim Stein Philadelphia Reunion July 1-5, 2009

CHAPTER ACTIVITIES: Ohio River LZ chapter BY John Flanagan Washington State chapter BY Paul Fleming California chapter north BY Ken Fritz Georgia chapter BY Bill Stanley New England chapter BY Bill Williams South Carolina "Celebrate Freedom" chapter BY Larry Russell Alabama chapter Virginia chapter BY Tom Mitchell Fort Rucker chapter BY John Crowley Southern California chapter BY Ed Holguin Fort Wolters chapter BY Virgil Laughlin VHPA of Florida BY Don Welch Rocky Mountain chapter BY Rick Beaver Mid South chapter BY Pete Norman IV

TAPS: Albert P. (A.P.) Whaley Jr. - Charles "Dave" Davidson - Charles R. "Chuck" Jones - Darron (Dar) Spalty - Dan Corby - Dan Slayden - David R. "Daisy" Odell - Delbert Waugh - Eugene J. Zacsek - Gary Wayne Dombroski - Jack Fisher - Lt. Col. James Stephens - Jon Dennis Rowe - Joseph David Chase - Karl Bentley Hill - William D. Ray III - William David Austin, SR.

BOOK REVIEWS: "Loach - The story of the H-6/Model 500 Helicopter" BY John Penny "Vietnam Scrapbook - An Army Pilot's Combat Tour" BY John Penny

Pub Credit Line
2841Newsletter611015, John Shafer Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 24 Oct 2017 [Updated: 25 Oct 2017]