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

Item Number: 293Newsletter611102
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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: November/December 2009

General Note / OCR


FEATURES: The Vietnam Center and Archive: Preserving Your History for Future Generations BY Victoria Lovelady And out of the back came a bunch of Santa's Helper's dressed in short skirts... BY C.J. Unruh Christmas at Cu Chi - 1966 BY Carl Burns Vietnam Memorial Garden Opens - Visitor Center Next BY Edward T. "Edd" Luttenberger "Not such a bad day, 7 December 1972" BY Chris Cole Christmas Eve in An Loc BY Ron Smith IFR Approach into Thu Dau Mot BY Doug Moore The XM-47 Mine Disbursing System BY Robert D. (Bob) Williams United Airlines Passengers pay respects to returning Vietnam GI BY Kathleen Kreller Christmas Trick or Treat Note to VHPA members about AAAA' and the VHPA Scholarship Program BY Jim Fulbrook The VHPA Scholarship Program Really Works BY Mike Sheuerman Holiday Season BY Jack Salm VHPA'ers in the News BY Tom Payne 101st Welcomes Home Vietnam Vets BY Mike Sloniker

LETTERS: From the Editor of the VHPA Aviator FROM John Parker We received this letter from the author of the VHPA's Legacy of Valor Museum Website, John Conway FROM John Conway Dear Editor of the VHPA Aviator FROM Carl Kimmich David Adams, the Editor of the Aviator answer Carl's letter FROM David Adams Dear VHPA FROM David J. Fulbrook Gary Roush FROM Ron Miller To the Editor of the VHPA Aviator FROM David Benge Several Volumes Past FROM Joe Litton The VHPA has been notified FROM John Gayle Dear members of the VHPA FROM Don Hill The first battle of FB Coral FROM Denny Nevala Gary FROM John Allen Looking for information on my old TAC Officer FROM Donn "Mixer" Wilimzik Looking for information on James Cooper Wright FROM Bob Lyle Looking for information on a Huey crew shot down on November 18, 1968 FROM Joe Parner Looking for Jan Franklin Watson FROM Theresa Edge Looking for Info on info on Vietnam and Korean "found on post" helicopter FROM John M. Harris Looking for Hawk's Claw crew... FROM Terry Jessup Members of the VHPA FROM William P. Hurst

CHAPTER ACTIVITIES: New England chapter BY Bill Williams Washington State chapter BY Dave Eck North Carolina chapter BY J.D. Lawson Southern California chapter BY Ed Holguin Georgia chapter BY Skip Bell Southern Missouri chapter BY John Sorenson

TAPS: Arthur L. Morgan Jr. - Charles "Charley" J. Borns - Daniel Edward Norman - George W. Putnam - James S. Wylie - James V. Sudduth - Joel B. "J.B." Simmons Jr. - Michael C. Locklear - Norman E. Schrader Jr. - Robert M. Wright - Robert S. Allen - Roger K. Bean - Thomas Gay Couturier - William "Aubrey" Waldrop - David Donald Williamson

BOOK REVIEWS: Vietnam Mailbag, Voices From the War: 1968-1972 BY John Penny To the Limit: An Air Cav Huey Pilot in Vietnam BY John Penny

REUNION: Greetings From Military Reunion Planners BY Ray Casey, Rebecca Bittle 2010 Reunion in the Marriott San Diego Hotel and Marina

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293Newsletter611102, Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection: General Files, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 22 Jan 2018 [Updated: 22 Jan 2018]