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Steve Sullivan Collection (2486) Finding Aid

Item Number: 24860000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

Approximately two and a half linear feet of artifacts from Steve Sullivan's tour in Vietnam from 1967-1968 where he flew UH1-C gunships with the 57th Assault Helicopter Company in Kom Tum. The collection contains a flight suit, fatigue pants, four patches, military issue towel, compass case, sunglasses, decorated helicopter flight helmet and carrying bag, an MB-4A Computer Air Navigation tool and plasticized DOD evasion chart of Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam. The collection also contains a US Army pack sack, black hammock, black shirt, and canteen with a bullet hole, which were taken from North Vietnamese soldiers who attacked the base while Sullivan was there.

Dates

  • 01 April 2015

Biographical / Historical

Stephen Remick Sullivan was born in Missoula, Montana in 1943. He volunteered after graduation from the Montana State College Reserve Officers' Training Corps (R. O.T. C.) as a second lieutenant( pay grade O-1) for the United States Army Corp of Engineers in 1965. Sullivan served five years active duty and ten years in the Army Reserves. He served one year (1967 to 1968) at Kon Tum, Republic of Vietnam with the 57th Assault Helicopter Company , out of Fort Bragg, North Carolina, first as Section Leader, then as Armed Helicopter Platoon Commander. For his service in Vietnam he received the Silver Star and Air Medal with 38 Oak Leaf clusters. Sullivan was released from Active Duty as a Captain (pay grade O-3) on October 1970.
Title
Finding Aid
Length (Linear Feet)
2
Pages
1
Location(s)
D230.4; D225.1; D226.1; D227.6; Map Drawers Section 13 Drawer 6
1
Maps

Plasticized DOD evasion chart of Laos, Thailand and Vietnam

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16
Museum Objects

2486museum4678- MB-4A Computer Air Navigation tool
2486museum4679- Flight helmet with Top Cat, Sullie, and a Cougar emblem painted on it
2486museum4680- Carrying bag for the helmet
2486museum4681- Black Army shirt
2486museum4682- Black hammock
2486museum4683-US Army pack sack
2486museum4684- Metal canteen with a bullet hole
2486museum4685- Flight Suit
2486museum4586- Green Army towel
2486museum4687- Green Army fatigue pants
2486museum4688- Green canvas compass case
2486museum4689- Military issue sunglasses in plastic case
2486museum4690- 1st Cavalry Division patch
2486museum4691- MACV patch
2486museum4692- Subdued 1st Aviation Brigade patch
2486museum4693- Subdued 1st Aviation Brigade patch

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1
Maps

Plasticized DOD evasion chart of Laos, Thailand and Vietnam

Click here to view all Maps
16
Museum Objects

2486museum4678- MB-4A Computer Air Navigation tool
2486museum4679- Flight helmet with Top Cat, Sullie, and a Cougar emblem painted on it
2486museum4680- Carrying bag for the helmet
2486museum4681- Black Army shirt
2486museum4682- Black hammock
2486museum4683-US Army pack sack
2486museum4684- Metal canteen with a bullet hole
2486museum4685- Flight Suit
2486museum4586- Green Army towel
2486museum4687- Green Army fatigue pants
2486museum4688- Green canvas compass case
2486museum4689- Military issue sunglasses in plastic case
2486museum4690- 1st Cavalry Division patch
2486museum4691- MACV patch
2486museum4692- Subdued 1st Aviation Brigade patch
2486museum4693- Subdued 1st Aviation Brigade patch

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Pub Credit Line
24860000000, Steve Sullivan Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 01 Apr 2015 [Updated: 03 Oct 2018]