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

Item Number: 2841Newsletter611023
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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 (1984-2004)


  • Publication: May/June 2010

General Note / OCR


FEATURES: Flying Huey 217 BY Rex Gooch Two Vietnam Vets Go for a Joyride of a Lifetime... BY Jim Dixon VHPA Establishes Lifetime Achievement Recognition Program for Members "Everyone Loves a Parade" BY Moon Mullen The VHPA Needs a Few Good Men... Seeking Stories and Writers for Chapters on Lam Son 719 The Bathtub in the Shadow of the DMZ.... "The Photo" BY Roger C. Baker The Museum of the Vietnam War recieves Texas Tourism Award BY Edward T. "Edd" Luttenberger Goin' to Work BY Tom Murphy Nose Art Quiz, Part 2 Status of the VHPA Calender program BY Mike Law Last U.S. Army Operational Huey Flown into the Sunset BY Rex Gooch 1LT Lousi E. Porrazzo Ice Skating Rink Re-Dedication Ceremony BY Bert Chole Galloway: a farewell after 50 yews of newspapering BY Joseph L. Galloway

LETTERS: Can anone out there help my husband reconnect with this man? FROM Kristie To the Editor of the VHPA Aviator FROM Bob Witt To the Editor of the VHPA Aviator FROM Douglas W. Nelms To the Members of the VHPA FROM Don Slack To the members of the VHPA FROM James R. Oden Dear Editor of the VHPA Aviator FROM John Morris An Open Letter to Tom Ellis FROM George Geiger Dear Editor of the VHPA Aviator FROM Pat Glass Looking For Information concerning Joe Latham FROM Tracy Saylor Looking For Information concerning Pierre Lefebvre FROM Jack O'Connor Looking For Information concerning William Hendricks FROM William Due Jr. Looking For Information concerning an engine failure induced autorotation FROM David Tincher Looking for patients/witness's to A.F. Mediac flight from Pleiku, 3 June 1970 FROM Gene McVay Looking for crewmembers of rescue Huey after mid-air on May 6, 1970 FROM Allen H. Nohl Looking For Information concerning Peter Gussenhoven FROM Gene Gussenhoven Looking for Vietnam photos from the 1st Aviation Battalion and D troop, 1/4 Cav FROM Shane Keil Looking for lyrics to a song.... FROM Don Roth From the Editor of the VHPA Aviator... FROM David Adams

REUNION: Reunion 2010 Just Who Are Those Guys Wearing the Yellow Hats at our Reunion? Warning Order BY Mike Sheuerman Gold Star Family Breakfast to take place during reunion BY Julie Kink Reunion Poker Tournament BY Jack Salm Historic Presentations and War Stories Contests at San Diego Reunion Ohio River LZ Chapter Holds 23rd Annual Reunion BY Tom Payne VHPA Reconnects with both New and Old Members at Houston Hai Exposition BY Mike Sheuerman

TAPS: Arthur H. Trujillo - Clifford Lee Watson - Gerald R. (Bob) Crow Jr. - Gerry R. Curtis - James Rowe Cox - Jesse L. Moore - James Dobecka - John (Doc) Willingham - William Howard Montgomery - Ramon Williams - Richard A. Hartert - Richard A. (Dick) Chilcoat - Robert E. Bales - Robert Romines - Stephen M Samberg - Vaughan Roy West - William Jefferson Lumpkins Jr. - Darrel Clayton "Clay" Jones - Jim Ihli

CHAPTER ACTIVITIES: Virginia chapter BY Ben Gay New England chapter BY Bill Williams North Alabama chapter BY Jim White Washington State chapter BY Bob Brown South Carolina BY Larry Russell Rocky Mountain chapter BY Gary Hurrelle California chapter north BY Ken Fritz Georgia chapter BY Skip Bell North Carolina chapter BY J.D. Lawson VHPA of Florida chapter BY Jim Basta South Missouri chapter Fort Wolters chapter BY Pat Richardson Mid South chapter BY Pete Norman Montana chapter BY Todd Brandoff Southern California chapter BY Tom Crosby The Alamo chapter BY Jim Bauer

BOOK REVIEWS: Dead Men Flying BY John Penny Xin Loi BY John Penny

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2841Newsletter611023, John Shafer Collection, The Vietnam Center and Sam Johnson Vietnam Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 27 Oct 2017 [Updated: 27 Oct 2017]