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

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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: March/April 2011

General Note / OCR


FEATURES: Understanding Executive Council Duties BY Bob Hesselbein News from VHPA Headquarters "Let's Smoke On This" BY Charlie Gossett Giving Back - Two Odysseys to China BY Robert N. Steinbrunn Childrens Library Project in VN Southern Museum Of Flight Special Tribute to Vietnam Veterans BY Jim Griffin A Story About Slick Pilots BY Danny C. Cox Is It Your Time to Step Forward? "Cementing a Friendship - The Hard Way" BY Steve Bookout VHPA Sholarship Application FROM Mike Sheuerman Kindergarten Near Khe Sanh Dedicated to Fallen Helicopter Pilot BY Dave Hansen Checking In with Bob Mason, Author of the Best Selling book - Chickenhawk BY John Penny

BOOK REVIEWS: Dubious Honor: The Story of a Huey Driver BY John Penny

REUNION: Welcome Home 2011 Reunion 2011 BY Mike Law 28th Annual VHPA Reunion Orlando, Florida 5-10 July 2011 Schedule and Event Details Will 2011 By Better than 2010? I Hope So! BY Bill "Moon" Mullen

LETTERS: Looking For information from Pilots that served with the 129th AHC FROM Jim Crigler Looking For info on James Warren Arvidson, KIA on 8/2/68 FROM Chuck Arvidson Looking For name of aviation unit FROM Maurice McGleish Man from Oklahoma is looking to thank Cobra pilots FROM Rusty Hair Looking For anyone who might have known William Dvorack in Vietnam FROM Dorcey Wingo Searching for information on a Catholic Chaplain from Vietnam FROM Patrick Long My name is Thom Cerny and I'm a former Army Combat Engineer FROM Thomas P. Cerny Looking For information on my uncle (SP4) Tim Betz FROM Jeff Betz VHPA Member Tom Ellis sent us this request FROM Tom Ellis Looking For any Medivac Crewmembers who might remember... FROM Franciso Garcia On Tuesday, February 1, 2100, the VHPA received the following short note in our Comments/War Stories section of our website (www.VHPA.org) FROM Greg Karr To the Editor of the VHPA Aviator FROM David Kime To the Editor of the VHPA Aviator FROM Mike Law We hear from Allen Noll... the man that wawnted to make contact with his rescuers after his aircraft was involved in a mid-air collision in 1970 FROM Allen Nohl To the Members of the VHPA FROM Julie Kink To the Editor of the VHPA Aviator FROM Jim Robbins To the Members of the VHPA FROM Donald L. (Don) Martin To the Editor of the VHPA Aviator FROM Bob Taylor To the Editor of the VHPA Aviator FROM Donald L. Wann Looking For pilots who served with the 165th Transportation Co. in Vietnam FROM Pat Collins Looking for Army One pilots who flew VH-1N Serial No. 158551 or any other VH1's between 1972 and 1976 FROM Mike Thompson Looking For any information about the loss of SP-4 (PFC) Edward Smiley who was KIA on 4 Dec 1969 From David Adams, Editor of the VHPA Aviator FROM David Adams

CHAPTER ACTIVITIES: Washington State chapter BY Bob Brown South Missouri chapter BY John Sorensen VHPA of Florida chapter BY Jim Basta Fort Wolters chapter BY Lee Westbrook Ohio River LZ chapter BY Dave Garner Montana chapter BY Todd Brandoff South Dakota chapter BY Harold Pardew California chapter north BY Ken Fritz Southern California chapter BY Carl Cortez North Carolina chapter BY J.D. Lawson Fort Rucker chapter BY Roscoe Souders Louisiana Gulf Coast chapter Rocky Mountain chapter BY Gary Hurrell South Carolina (Celebrate Freedom) chapter BY Larry Russell Alaska chapter BY Vic Micol Central New York chapter BY J.T. Severin

TAPS: Alan Robert Davis - Bernard Patrick Sullivan - Carl L. King - Carl William Gustke Jr. - Dean R. Paquette - Dirick Carl "Dick" Overhamm - Donald Raley - Earl Charles "Charlie" Rodenberg - Frank Alden Druyor - G.J. "Jay" Barton - Harold P. Schwalm - J. Y. Hammack - James Warren Brown, Esquire - Joe Van Smitherman - John F. Dunn Jr. - John M. Schillereff - John W. "Jack" Green III - Larry Don Patton - Lewis Weldon Wright III - Loren Ellis Leonberger - Marsh Ramey - Marvin B. Olsen - Ray Burns - Ricardo D. (Dan) Aguilar - Richard Robert (Bob) Burroughs - Rondle Lee Nelson - Ronny "Curly" Wayne Ross - Samuel Paul Munn - Tim Haven Bates III - William Edgar Dillon - William Lawrence Whelan - William Lee Smith - Joseph M.F. May

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293Newsletter611109, Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection: General Files, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

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