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

Item Number: 2841Newsletter611042
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The VHPA Aviator
Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Assocication (VHPA)
Citrus Heights, California
United States
General Note
2005- / Earlier Title: The VHPA Newsletter


  • Publication: May/June 2013

General Note / OCR


FEATURES: From the Staff at HQ! BY Sherry Rodgers I'm a Vietnam Veteran, That's What I Am BY Donald E. Long My War Souvenir, a Browning Hi-Power 9mm Pistol BY Rex Gooch One Last Air Assault for our Beloved UH-1 Huey BY George VanRiper A Mighty Pat on the Back BY Charles W. Abbey Wyakin Warrior Foundation to join us in SFO BY Cliff Gaston Memorial Service for "Blue Max" Aviator WO1 Francis McDowall BY Max Torrence, Rick Lester "A Pilot's Daughter" BY Jamie Paye Collins Sharing your Vietnam Aviation Experience BY Rex Gooch From Near Death in Vietnam to Dusting off Flying Skills 40 Years Later BY Chuck and Leslie Ramsdell From the Editor of the VHPA Aviator BY David Adams Everything I Needed to Know in Life I Learned as a Helicopter Crewman in Vietnam BY Bobby McBride Army OKS Women As Spec Ops Aviators BY Joe Gould Random (And Not So Random) Thoughts... BY Tom Garcia Welcome to the VHPA! The Wayward GPS BY Andy Anderson

LETTERS: To the Editor of the VHPA Aviator FROM Bruce Huffman To the Editor of the VHPA Aviator FROM Tom Putnam To the Editor of the VHPA Aviator FROM Tom Wood To the Editor of the VHPA Aviator FROM James E. Nunn Looking For Gunslinger 33 FROM Chuck Carlock Looking For anyone who might have known Roger Schneider FROM Ralph Schneider Looking For someone who knew my father, 1LT Paul Silvey Colvin FROM Cheryl Colvin-Chambers Looking for former pilots Blackjack 29 and Gambler 26 FROM Darryl Beals Looking For members of the 2nd Signal Group, 1st Signal Brigade in Vietnam FROM L.C. Gram III Looking For details on the history of Huey tail rotor chain bracelets FROM Travis Thornton Looking For Latino Veterans on the Vietnam War FROM Susy Garciasalas Looking For - My Recruiter FROM James "Derry" Ray Looking For help ID'ing these two Cobras FROM Sam Maki Looking For the pilot in this photo FROM Michael D. Treinen

REUNIONS: Upcoming Reunions 2013 Reunion Status Report BY Mike Law Official Schedule of Events - The 30th Annual Reunion of the VHPA

CHAPTER ACTIVITIES: Arizona chapter BY Bill Sorenson Central New York chapter BY Tom McMillen Fort Wolters chapter BY Mike Sheuerman Georgia chapter BY Bill McRae Louisiana Gulf Coast chapter BY Victor Lent Old Dominion chapter BY Don Agren Rocky Mountain chapter BY Hal Bergdahl Alamo chapter BY Jim Martinson VHPA of Florida chapter BY Tom Rountree California chapter north BY Ken Fritz Ohio River LZ BY Moon Mullen South Carolina (Celebrate Freedom) chapter BY Larry Russell Southern California chapter BY Swen Atkinson South Missouri chapter BY Russ Emory Washington State chapter BY Don LeMaster

TAPS: Kenneth M. Bly II - Alfred F. Dreves - John R. Fleig - Bruce Holmberg - Paul Brian Howe - Charles Edward Killmer - Robert Lanier Krieger - Charles Early Larkin - Francis Max McCullar - Robert L. McDaniel - George W. "Butch" McHugh Jr. - John Francis Patterson - Al Rodriguez - Ronald L. Surgener - Dewell O. Thrall

BOOK REVIEWS: Code Name: Total Eclipse BY John Penny Sugar Creek BY John Penny

Pub Credit Line
2841Newsletter611042, John Shafer Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 10 Nov 2017 [Updated: 13 Nov 2017]