Scope and Contents
One DVD containing video interviews with members of the 68th Assault Helicopter Company talking about their experiences serving with the unit in Vietnam. These interviews were recorded at the 2010 68th AHC reunion held in Orlando, Florida. The interviews are with the original members who took the 68th AHC from Ft. Benning, Georgia to Vietnam, as well as other members who served with the unit throughout its service in Vietnam.
Biographical / Historical
Lt. Col. Ron Sheffield (U.S. Army, retired) discusses his experiences as a helicopter pilot in Vietnam. Sheffield served three tours of duty in Vietnam assigned to the 120th Aviation Company, 145th Aviation Battalion (April 1965-March 1966); with the 334th Aerial Weapons Company (October 1967-April 1968) and with the 68th Assault Helicopter Company (April 1968-October 1968); and as commanding officer of the 334th AWC (October 1971-April 1972) and as secretary of staff with the 1st Aviation Brigade at Long Binh (April-November 1972).