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

Item Number: 2841Newsletter611019
 Newsletter
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Language
English
Number of Pages
36
Digital Object Type
Newsletter
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true
Physical Location
Stacks Newsletter Collection
Copyright Statement
This publication is copyrighted
Volume
27
Issue
04

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: September/October 2009

General Note / OCR

FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE VHPA BY Gary Roush

FEATURES: Family Contact Committee Helps Families Find Answers BY Gary Thewlis The VHPA Legacy of Valor Museum Website BY Jon Conway The "Eggbeater with Good Sense": Helicopter Medical Evacuations in the Burma Theater in World War II BY Ken McElroy More on The Battle of An Loc Hank's Claw (TOW Missiles used mostly against tanks/other hard targets in April/May 1972) Do You Have Maps from Binh Dinh Province II Corps Vietnam? Compromise 36 and 16 provide gun cover for Dustoff 601 BY Jim Hunt 6th Gold Star Family Breakfaast Brought the Memories Home BY Julie Kink UH-1H "Hueys" arrive in Vietnam BY Larry Clark Balls of Steel: Nick Donvito's Story BY Terry Garlock A long silver bar with a ball on the end just flew off the helicopter...... BY David A. West Army Colonel Finally Eats His Old C-ration Pound Cake... BY Sagar Meghani

LETTERS: Cpt. Frank Keenan FROM Chuck Cox Bruce J. Matheson FROM Jim Matheson CW4 Charlie West FROM Thomas H. Nadeau "Help Wanted" FROM Moon Mullen We hear from the Author of last Isuue's story FROM Bob Mitchell To whom it may concern FROM Jim Loomis Can anyone help me get a copy of a tape FROM Ray Murphy A member writes us imploring us to... FROM J. Willingham Anybody Remember Dennis C. Hamilton? FROM Mike Sheuerman To the Members of the VHPA FROM Jill Burwash Dear Editor of the VHPA Aviator FROM Leo (Doc) Flory To the Editor of the VHPA Aviator and the Members of our Organization FROM Ed Maston

REUNION: AAR on the 26th Annual Reunion, Philadelphia, PA BY Jack Salm Vendor Room ~ A Success BY Woody McFarlin Why We Meet Every Year BY Mike Sheuerman Philadelphia Golf Outing BY Mike Whitten Memorial Service at the Philly Reunion Sheuerman Casts "No" Vote for McFarlin in VP Election BY Mike Sheuerman Poker Tourney Adds to VHPA Scholarship Total BY Mike Sheuerman After Action Report ~ Presentation Events at Philly Reunion Philadelphia Donations Fund a Quater of Fourth VHPA Scholarship BY Mike Sheuerman

CHAPTER ACTIVITIES: Rocky Mountain chapter BY Gary Hurelle VHPA of Florida chapter BY Donald Welch North Carolina chapter BY J.D. Lawson Washington State chapter BY Dave Eck Georgia chapter BY "Skip" Bell Southern California chapter BY Ed Holguin South Carolina chapter BY Larry Russell Fort Wolters chapter BY Virgil Laughlin California chapter north BY Ken Fritz

TAPS: Charles "Chuck" Thomas Goodroe III - Elmer G. Anderson - Col. Howard "Al" Corson - James Graham - Kenneth L. Reusser - Sidney Carroll Cowan - Bill (William L.) Irby - Robert S. Allen - Roger Greennan

BOOK REVIEWS: A Hundred Feet Over Hell BY John Penny 6000 Hours BY John Penny

Pub Credit Line
2841Newsletter611019, John Shafer Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 25 Oct 2017 [Updated: 09 Feb 2018]