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

Item Number: 2841Newsletter611025
 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
28
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: Nov/December 2010

General Note / OCR

SEASON'S GREETINGS FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE VHPA BY Woody McFarlin

FEATURES: The very first Bob Hope Christmas Show BY Thomas E. Anderson Christmas Party for Missionary Kids BY Bo Atkinson Maybe the Warrant Officer Aviator in Vietnam had a little bit more "flight suit attitude" than his fellow Aviators of the RLO variety A Christmas Story for our Association BY Dan Rackoff For us, perhaps it was a little glimpse of Heaven... BY Steve Bookout In the fall of 1967, I was stationed in Japan when Bob Hope and his entourage stopped off on their way to Vietnam... BY Doug Moore The Mexican Bandit Gang and Christmas Eve of 1969..... BY Gary E. Earls VHPA'ers In The News BY Bill Jeczalik I just received the VHPA's 2009 Christmas in Vietnam Issue and found the Christmas Stories quite interesting. Well, here's another to share with the membership... BY Garry Mallernee 35 Years On, Vietnam Heroes Reunited, Decorated BY Joseph Shapiro, Sandra Bartlett Home at Last, a Vietnam Veteran is Laid to Rest BY Kirk Kramer Two More Bob Hope Stories... Pleasanton's Man of the Year BY Elyssa Thome Welcome to I Corps New Guy... BY Howard Horton Baker Hotel to Live Again BY Helen Anders

LETTERS: To the Editor of the VHPA Aviator FROM James Walters David FROM John Lawyer To the Editor of the VHPA FROM Ed Ragan Story - Freedom Bird - pages 4 and 5 of the July/August 2010 issue of the VHPA Aviator FROM James Ward To the President of the VHPA FROM Charles R. Bowery Jr. Looking For... VHPA Members who might have known Randy Madigan FROM Suzanne Radigan Looking For... VHPA Members who might have had, or need, rotator cuff surgery FROM Rob Looking For pilots who fudged on their flight physicals FROM Bill Siefert Looking For information on downed Cobra Crew... FROM Pat Dougan

TAPS: Dale Allen Sorbello - David Elmer Helton - Derryl James Jones - Gregg Gammack - James Rowe Cox - Lloyd Allen Bills - Richard K. (Dick) Jamason - Richard "Dick" Kearley - Steven D. Merino

VHPA ACTIVITIES: Fort Wolters chapter BY Pat Richardson Georgia chapter BY Skip Bell Gulf Coast chapter BY Andrew Hover Mid South chapter BY Pete Norman New England chapter BY Bill Williams North Alabama chapter BY James White North Carolina chapter BY J.D. Lawson Rocky Mountain chapter BY Ed Fickes Southern California chapter BY Carl Cortez South Carolina chapter BY Larry Russell VHPA of Florida chapter BY Jim Basta Washington State chapter BY Bob Brown

BOOK REVIEWS: Inside the President's Helicopter BY John Penny Keeping the Promise BY John Penny

Pub Credit Line
2841Newsletter611025, John Shafer Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 30 Oct 2017 [Updated: 06 Nov 2017]