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Bob Pruiksma Collection (1612) Finding Aid

Item Number: 16120000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

Jungle hat with 'Thailand Korat' badge bought by Bob Pruiksma on eBay and October 1996 issue of Air Force Magazine.

Dates

  • 23 August 2005

Biographical / Historical

Bob Pruiksma, born 29 December of 1949 in Manhattan, New York, volunteered for the U.S. Air Force in 1968. He spent four years as an aircraft mechanic and held the rank of Airman First Class (E-3). Pruiksma served in the following Units: 553rd Organizational Maintenance Squadron in Korat, Thailand (October 1969-July 1970) and 606th Special Operations Squadron, Nakhon Phanom, Thailand (July 1970-October 1970). Pruiksma was stationed at the following locations: Lackland Air Force Base for basic training; Sheppard Air Force Base for technical school; McClellan Air Force Base; Korat, Thailand; Nakhon Phanom, Thailand; and Travis Air Force base.
Title
Finding Aid
Length (Linear Feet)
0.5
Pages
1
Location(s)
Museum Objects; Periodical Collection
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Museum Objects

1612museum1710: Jungle hat with "Thailand Korat" badge.

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Serials

Air Force Magazine (October 1996)

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Museum Objects

1612museum1710: Jungle hat with "Thailand Korat" badge.

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Serials

Air Force Magazine (October 1996)

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Pub Credit Line
16120000000, Bob Pruiksma Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 23 Aug 2005 [Updated: 10 Nov 2005]