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

Item Number: 2841Newsletter611039
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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
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2005- / Earlier Title: The VHPA Newsletter


  • Publication: November/December 2012

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FEATURES: Concerning the VHPA Calender By Mike Law A Friendship Forged By Fire and Sealed By a Very Special Thanksgiving BY Rick Lester Christmas Lights BY Charles E. Oualline A Maudlin Mission (look it up) BY Tom Phillips Christmas of 1967 - a visit to Leprosarium in Kontum, Vietnam BY Jack Heslin Christmas Eve 1968: A Mission Recap BY Michael Humphreys To the Members of the VHPA, A Report of the Operations of the Army Aviation Heritage Foundation (AAHF) BY Curt Knapp Welcome to the VHPA! Bob Hope's Vietnam Christmas Tours BY Judith Johnson Helicopter Pilots bear scars of Vietnam BY Alvin Benn

REUNION: Gold Star Family Breakfast Brought "Closer" BY Julie Kink Reflections on the New Orleans Reunion BY Mike Law Remebering New Orleans, after the Reunion BY Victor and Rose Lent

LETTERS: Looking For... FROM Mike Sheuerman Looking For Donald W. Fredrick FROM Roger McAlister Looking For.... photographs of the results of a mid-air on October 29, 1970 FROM Sharon Kilgore Looking For.... 1/9th Huey pilot who rescued man in the vicinity of Hue, during the TET of 1968 FROM William E. Gibson Looking For.... anyone who can help me find some Huey Pilots FROM Bruce D'Agostino Looking For.... pilots for A Co 159th ASCO, 101st AB that flew in support of the Marines out of Marine Base Vandergrift in early 1969 FROM Peter Paden Looking For... Help with Fort Wolters photo of Warrant Officer Class 69-31a-2 FROM Brett Rennison Looking For... Help with Fort Wolters photo of Flight Class 64-7 FROM Frank Keeley Looking For... FROM F. Albert Williams Looking For Help Restoring UH-1C/M #66-00608 FROM Kevin Vislocky

CHAPTER ACTIVITIES: Alamo chapter BY Bob Dillon South Missouri chapter BY Russ Emory California chapter north BY Ken Fritz Southern California chapter BY Sven Akesson Minnesota chapter BY Raymond Wilson Georgia chapter BY Bill McRae North Alabama chapter BY Jim White Fort Wolters chapter BY Mike Sheuerman Washington State chapter BY Mark Hansen North Carolina chapter BY Sam McLamb VHPA of Florida

TAPS: Robert E. Alexander - Dennis "Skip" Bailey - John C. Bartlett - Richard Edward Bauer - Vic H. Brimmer - Rex Kendall Chambers - Clark "Ed" Etheridge - Gerald "Jerry" Wesley Fisch - Zane Bell Fisher - Thomas Foster Forbes - Charles W. Gossett - Dick Hale - William "Bill" James - Morten Meng - James H. Kinn - William A. Lawrence - Ronald L. Madsen - James T. Maxwell - John Turner Maxwell - Ray R. McNew - Marvin D. "Dave" McPherson - William Rees Murphy - David A. Redel - Phillip Gary Slaughter - Bill Rhea Starnes - Louis Edward Sullenberger - Thomas "Tom" A. Tindor - Duane E. Truman - Lawrence W. Yager

BOOK REVIEWS: The Afghan Deception BY John Penny Soldier Boy - The Diary of a Soldier in War BY John Penny Facing PTSD: A Combat Veteran Learns to Live with the Disorder BY John Penny Charlie, I'm Sorry I Missed Ya! BY John Penny Aeroscouts in Vietnam BY John Penny

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2841Newsletter611039, John Shafer Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 08 Nov 2017 [Updated: 08 Nov 2017]