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

Item Number: 2841Newsletter611043
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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


  • Publication: July/August 2013

General Note / OCR


FEATURES: From the Staff at HQ! BY Sherry Rodgers An Invitation to Discussion BY Bob Hesselbein To Capture the Wind BY Shelby Mansfield Is CW5 John M. Harris the Last Vietnam Army Helicopter Pilot Flying in Uniform? BY John Penny Another Vietnam Veteran returns to combat, this time it's an old Army Huey and her new mission is to fight wild fires here in Central Texas BY David Adams USAACE reinstates solo flight incentuves after 15 years The Life Story of B-Model serial number 62-04567 BY Steve Bookout The Best Deal of a Lifetime BY Clyde Romero, Bob Farris, Bob Hesselbein Groundbreaking of the Texas Capitol Vietnam Veterans Monument A "Charger" Pilot Returns BY Dr. Dick Elgin Brain Cramp ~ Part Deux BY Steve Bookout The only constant thing is change....... BY Stephen Willett Welcome to the VHPA! New Bloke (Guy) From Down Under Joins the VHPA BY Mike Sheuerman Scenes of Vietnam - Courtesy of VHPA Member Bill Bengtson BY David Adams A tribute to F.M.F. Corpsman BY Tom Eagles Flying in a Huey Time Warp BY Art Jacobs Musings of an Old Helicopter Pilot BY Doug Moore An offer from the Producers of the TV Show Shopping Wars BY David Adams Old Scout Pilots Fly Again BY Steve Pullen So Others May Live BY Terry Garlock Vietnam War hero to be buried.... 45 years after being killed in action BY Colleen O'Connor

REUNIONS: Upcoming Reunions

BOOK REVIEWS: Reckoning: Vietnam and America's Cold War Experience, 1945-1991 BY John Penny

LETTERS: To the Editor of the VHPA Aviator FROM David M. White David FROM David Adams To the Editor of the VHPA Aviator FROM Ron Strickland To the Editor of the VHPA Aviator FROM David Clark Looking for..... someone who might remember Michael Albert FROM James W. White Looking For..... "Mister French" FROM Mary Wisdom-House Remember men, looking for a long lost friend? FROM Mike Sheuerman Looking for Wounded Co-pilot FROM Dave Dunbar Looking For... anyone who might have known Gary A. Goldsmith FROM Kim Gary Goldsmith Looking For... the pilot who extracted my cousin Dan Lindsey FROM Jake Strickland Looking for.... the Huey pilots who safely got my butt out of Bien Hoa during the Tet Offensive FROM Sheridan K. Hawk

TAPS: Roy M. "Mick" Ahalt III - Richard D. "Dick" Albrecht - "Al" Joseph Donahue Alphonsus III - Joe Ed Bunton - Leland "Lee" Heywood Burgess Jr. - John W. "Walt" Levering - Michael W. Mitchell - Max H. Mullen - Clarence "Clancy" William Smith - Roger "Tony" Stuart - John Joseph Wright - Charles Robert Graeber

CHAPTER ACTIVITIES: Alamo chapter BY Jim Martinson Montana chapter BY Todd Brandoff Louisiana Gulf Coast chapter BY Vic Lent Georgia chapter BY Bill McRae Old Dominion chapter BY Raoul LeBlanc Ohio River LZ chapter Alaska chapter BY Lynn Kile North Carolina chapter (NCVHPA) BY Brock Nicholson Michigan chapter BY Ray Wilson Fort Wolters chapter BY Mike Sheuerman South Carolina chapter (Celebrate Freedom) BY Larry Russell Rocky Mountain chapter BY Hal Bergdahl VHPA of Florida BY Tom Rountree Washington State chapter BY Don LeMaster South Missouri chapter BY Russ Emory North Alabama chapter BY Les Haas California chapter north (CCN) BY Ken Fritz

Pub Credit Line
2841Newsletter611043, John Shafer Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 10 Nov 2017 [Updated: 15 Nov 2017]