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

Item Number: 2841Newsletter611044
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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: September/October 2013

General Note / OCR


FEATURES: VHPA Membership Continues Strong Growth BY Mike Sheuerman VHPA Scholarship to Increase to $2,000 Each BY Tom Payne From The Staff At HQ! BY Sherry Rodgers I'm a Vietnam Veteran, that's what I am BY Donald E. Long Vietnam: the American Helicopter War and its Legacy, a visit to the US Army Aviation Museum at Fort Rucker BY Dan Petrosky What's your legacy? BY Steve Bookout 46th Special Forces Company BY William C. Thompson Cover Story BY David Adams Return to Vietnam BY Bob Monette, Francine McKenty, Joetta Sautter Banshee Rock Dedication, Memorial Gardens, Vietnam War Museum BY Steve Pullen "Extractions R Us" BY Bob Graham VHPA'ers in the News The Undercover Warrant BY Gary Krehbiel Welcome to the VHPA! The Early Years... of downed pilot search and rescue missions in Vietnam BY Archie Taylor The Long Return of Warrant Officer Meade BY Joseph P. Blank The US Air Force Museum in Dayton, Ohio dedicates an exhibit to the HH-3 Jolly Green Giant, Search and Rescue units of the Vietnam War BY Stewart Hoag This is an account of the Mission in which WO1 Doug Mack, 2LT Patrick Calhoun, 1LT Josef Thorne, WO1 Daniel Bishop, and CPT Robert Walker, along with their brother aircrew members, lost their lives BY Dean H. Christensen

REUNIONS: Upcoming Reunions Gold Star Family Breakfast - A Chance to Share Memories BY Julie Kink Why we go to these reunions!! BY Howard D. Horton Reunion Scrapbook What took you so long? BY Chuck Ramsdell The Story of Catherine Truc-Cam Nguyen BY Tom Payne

BOOK REVIEWS: Captain Methane And His Finely Feathered Friends BY John Penny Beyond Recognition BY John Penny Making Your Own Reality BY John Penny

LETTERS: To the Editor of the VHPA Aviator FROM Jim Kurtz To the new President of the VHPA FROM Vince Ziccardi To the Editor of the VHPA Aviator FROM Dan Jones Dead Dad, and any friends or family you might forward this to, I wanted to tell you about my tour guide and now friend, Hoa, who I met in Dong Ha, Vietnam FROM Dan Jones Jr. To the Editor of the VHPA Aviator FROM Ron Smith Looking For.... the man who was looking for Maj Whitehead and CPT Gibson FROM Mike Sheuerman Looking For Help Finding Old Classmates or Fellow Military Pilot? FROM Mike Sheuerman Looking For.... Help with project for the Royal South Australia Regiment Association FROM Robert Sandow Looking for..... wounded co-pilot.... FROM Dave Dunbar Looking For ..... pilot from the Starblazers of the 61st AHC FROM Darrell Moe Elmore Looking For........ Georgia Life Flight helicopter pilot FROM Kelley Burnett Looking For..... Pilot who went down on a MTF in 1971 FROM Terry Burns Looking For..... anyone who might have known my father Ranal Culp From Amy Lindley Looking For...... a Member of the VHPA missing two X-L, Tee-shirts from this year's Reunion FROM Mike Sheuerman Looking For.... the man who was looking for Maj. Whitehead and CPT Gibson FROM Mike Sheuerman Looking For... FROM Mike Nord Looking For... help in restoring US Army B Model Huey s/n 64/13948 FROM Ken Eward

TAPS: Raymond Dale Anderson - Dennis B. Bedard - Chauncey Collard - Richard F. Collins - Marcus W. Coyle II - Donald Ray Gooch - Glen Warren Jones - Dan Harold Kauth - Norman G. Laumeyer - John Franklin Leonard - Perry D. Leonard - Timothy S. Locke - Lawrence Edward McKay Jr. - Phillip Anthony Mooney - Max H. Mullen - Wallace Ronald (Ron) Paddock - George Leon Peacon III - Paul R. Riley Jr. - David Conrad Riester - Lester T. Scott Jr. - Tomas A. Shtogren - Edwin Bryan Taylor - John Martin Szabo - John Robert Adie

CHAPTER ACTIVITIES: Alaska chapter of the VHPA BY Vic Micol California chapter north (CCN) BY Ken Fritz Fort Wolters chapter BY Mike Sheuerman Georgia chapter BY Bill McRae North Carolina chapter BY Brock Nicholson South Missouri chapter BY Russ Emory Southern California chapter BY Sven Akesson The Alamo chapter BY Jim Martinson Old Dominion (Virginia) chapter BY Don Agren Rocky Mountain chapter BY Hal Bergdahl North Alabama chapter BY Les Haas VHPA of Florida BY Tom Rountree Upper Midwest chapter BY Ray Wilson Washington State chapter BY Don LeMaster

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2841Newsletter611044, John Shafer Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

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