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Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection: General Files (293) Finding Aid

Item Number: 2930000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

Approximately 9 linear feet of documents, photographs, newsletters, newspapers, serials, museum objects, and microfiche donated to the archive by Mike Law and other members of the Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA). The collection contains two different series of materials. First is official VHPA business papers, including correspondence, executive council meeting minutes, membership reports, and reunion planning materials. The second series of materials is incoming correspondence from individual members. This correspondence contains personal narratives about individual members' service in Vietnam, and in many cases includes copies of historical documents from each member’s own unit and/or their research such as unit histories, rosters, flight school materials, newspaper clippings, artifacts, photographs, calling cards, DOD certificates of vaccination, helicopter flight test guides, synthetic flight training system information/operation guides, instrument procedure guides, helicopter regulation questions, selective service notices of classification, military orders, certificates, and firsthand accounts. The materials are dated 1954-2016.



The collection also includes training materials donated to the archive by William J. Fitzgerald. The training materials are booklets from the United States Army Primary Helicopter School at Fort Wolters, Texas.

Dates

  • 07 January 2002

Biographical / Historical

The Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA), is a non-profit war veterans organization filed under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service and is dedicated to enhancing and accrediting the cohesiveness, esprit de corps, and traditions of valor of rotary wing aircrews that flew in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam Era. Currently, the VHPA has a membership of over 9,400 helicopter pilots from around the world. It has a web site located at: http://www.vhpa.org.

Language of Materials

English

Series

Title
Finding Aid
Length (Linear Feet)
9
Location(s)
D051.3A
74
Newsletters

The VHPA Newsletter: 1997:May/June; 2003: January/February, March/April, May/June, July/August; 2004: July 4, July/August, September/October, November/December; 2005: January/February, March/April, May/June

The VHPA Aviator: 2005: September/October, November/December; 2006: January/February, March/April, May/June, July/August, Winter; 2007: January/February, March/April, May/June, July/August; 2008: January/February, March/April, May/June, July/Aug, Sept/Oct, Christmas Edition; 2009: Reunion Edition, July/August, September/October, November/December; 2010: Jan/Feb, March/April, May/June, July/August, Sept/October, Nov/December; 2011: Jan/Feb, March/April, May/June, July/August, Sep/Oct, Nov/Dec

Air America Log: 2000: January/February/March, July/August/September;

Ban Me Thout Barb: 1999: February, May; 2000: February;

The Dustoffer: 1992: December;

Florida LZ Chapter – Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association: 1994: March;

Hawk Talk: 1st Air Cavalry 7th Armored Squadron: 1995: Winter;

The Knight Letter: 114th Aviation Company Association: 1999: June; 2000: March;

Kingsmen Newsletter: 1992: Summer;

Old Warriors Newsletter: 145th Combat Aviation Battalion (Vietnam) Association: 2003: March;

Pop A Smoke: 1994: November 15; 1995: January 15, August 15; 2016: November; 2017: July;

Reflections from the Wall: 1995: Summer;

Ruthless Riders - B Troop & the 569th Transportation Corps Detachment: 2000: December;

Seabee News: 1998: Winter;

The 128th Tom Tom: 1994: May;

Vietnam Helicopter Crew Members Association (International) Newsletter: 1990: March; 1993: December;

Wolfgram: 1994: July; 2000: Spring;

The Screaming Eagle: 1969: September/October, November/December;

The Gladiators Reunion Committee Newsletter: 1995-1996: Winter; 1998: March; newsletter without a date that states," its hard for me to believe the ... reunion took place over 1 year ago (November 4, 1995)";

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331
Photographs

218 - 4 X 6 color photos of the 1995 reunion

5 - oversize color photos with overlays used for VHPA membership directory

21 - 8 X 10 photographs of aerial shots and photographs of combat artwork

59 - 8 X 10 black and white aerial photos: Tan Hiep, My Tho, Go Cong, Tra Vinh, Rach Gia, Rach Soi, Chi Lang, Vi Thanh, Moc Hoa Poi, Ben Tre, Bac Lieu, Cao Lang, Soc Trang, ect.

4 - 8 X 10 color transparencies of Quang Tri

6 - mountainside; helicopters; airplanes; color; 3.5 x 3.5 inches, 3.5 x 5 inches

7 - portrait of Warrant Officer Frederick Corbin in uniform; helicopters (e.g. transporting another helicopter, carrying a kissing couple); a soldier making silly faces; unit photo (Class 71-19, B-3, 3rd WOC Company, U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Center, Ft. Wolters, TX) (mounted); b&w, color; various size

6 - 8x10 black and white photos

5 - Separated Photographs

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9
Museum Objects

293museum5135 - VHPA lapel pin

293museum5136 - VHPA patch

293museum5138 - Dustoff Association decal

293museum5139 - 26th Infantry Division patch

293museum5140 - U.S. Army patch

293museum5141 - Corbin name patch (green)

293museum5142 - Corbin name patch (white)

293museum5144 - First Aviation Cavalry Division certificate holder

293museum5143 - VHPA decal

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8
Serials

Rendezvous With Destiny – 101st Airborne: 1969: Spring, Fall, Winter; 1970: Spring, Summer

Uptight: 1970: Fall, Winter

Army Aviation: 1971: October

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2
Maps

293map0199 - Go Cong

293map0200 - Republic of South Vietnam

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29
Newspapers

The Army Reporter: 1969: August 11, September 8, September 21, October 6, October 13, November 10, December 11; 1970: February 23;

The Observer: 1969: July 4, September 12, October 10, October 17;

Saber: 1984: September/October; 1985: September/October; 1997: January/February;

The Screaming Eagle: 1969: July 21, August 4, August 16, September 1, September 15, September 29 (2 copies), October 13, October 27, November 10, November 24; 1970: March 2 ;

Tropic Lightning News: 1969: October 6;

The Cavalair: 1969: December 17;

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  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Math Building, 3rd Floor, Stacks, M3.12.4 [M3.12.4]]
  • Box 2: [2] [TTU - Math Building, 3rd Floor, Stacks, M3.14.4 [M3.14.4]]
  • Box 3: [3] [TTU - Math Building, 3rd Floor, Stacks, M3.15.4 [M3.15.4]]
  • Box 4: [4] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, 2nd Floor, Stacks, D079.3 [D079.3]]
  • Box 5 [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, 2nd Floor, Stacks, D079.3 [D079.3]]
  • Box 6 [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, 2nd Floor, Stacks, D079.3 [D079.3]]
  • Box 7 [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, 2nd Floor, Stacks, D079.4 [079.4]]
  • Box 8 [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, 2nd Floor, Stacks, D079.4 [079.4]]
  • Box 9 [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, 2nd Floor, Stacks, D076.0 [076.0]]
  • 9: [9] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D076.0]]
  • 5: [5] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, 2nd Floor, Stacks, D079.3 [D079.3]]
  • 6: [6] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, 2nd Floor, Stacks, D079.3 [D079.3]]
  • 7: [7] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D079.4]]
  • 8: [8] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D079.4]]

Inventory

  • Air Training Command's Support Of Forces In Southeast Asia 1961-1973
  • Amerasian Children
  • Battle of An Loc
  • Army
  • Rapid Fire and the Black Widows
  • Aim High - Shoot Low
  • Memorial Services for the 132nd Assault Helicopter Company
  • The Soldier in Vietnam
  • Army Aviation
  • RAAF, "Mission Vietnam" Royal Australian Air Force Operations 1964-1972 by George Odgers. (Pages 22-44) [source: RAAF Historical Section]
  • Cambodia
  • Unit Decorations, Awards, and Campaign Participation Credits Approved, 1 January 1980 - 1 January 1981
  • Unit Decorations, Awards, and Campaign Participation Credits, June 15, 1971, Part 1
  • Unit Decorations, Awards, and Campaign Participation Credits, June 15, 1971, Part 2
  • Dustoff Memorial Book
  • New Entries on the Flight Manifest (List of new members in the Dustoff Association)
  • Dustoff Association Membership Directory
  • Highlights of the DOD: Flight Information Publications, November 1965 United States Air Force, The Aeronautical Chart and Information Center
  • Helicopter
  • "The Boeing Helicopters CH-47 Chinook Story" 52 Pages of Photos & Text. Copyright & Printer Unknown [source: John Konek]
  • "Rollout and First Off. Flight of Armed and Armored CH-47A Chinook" (Official Program). [source: John Konek]
  • "Armed CH-47 Chinook 1966" By Boeing Vertol Division. [source: John Konek]
  • History Of Helicopters And US Coast Guard In Vietnam
  • Designation of Army Aircraft, 1968, 1972, 1975
  • Army Primary Trainer-TH-55A Primary Helicopter Trainer
  • Informal Proposal for Army Two-Seater Service Observation-Trainer Helicopter VS-316. August 12, 1940
  • Heavy Helicopter Life Requirements, October 2, 1970
  • "Joint Effort" and "Long Hours"
  • Orndorff, Lawrence "Guns A-Go-Go" Aviaion News 12-28 July 1983, 157-165.
  • Pictures of Helicopters
  • Sklarewitz, Norman "Giving A Lift To Freedom"
  • Chenoweth, Bob "Huey 'Deltas' and 'Hotels'" Air Enthusiast/Thirty
  • Chenoweth, Bob "Vietnam, the Helicopter War." Scale Aircraft Modelling June 1982, 390-409
  • "The Bird that Acts Like A Mule"
  • Hardaway, Ben "Searchlight for Helicopters" US Army Aviation Digest January 1966, 26-27.
  • Picture of a girl near helicopter "Miss Avian 34"
  • Chenoweth, Bob "Helicopter War" Aviation News
  • "10 World Helicopter Records Set Flying Bell UH-1D" Verti-Flite December 1964, 8-10.
  • "Law Enforcement Vs. the Military"
  • Pictures of a helicopter from Vietnam Choppers
  • "Low Slow and Reliable"
  • Picture of helicopter
  • "New Copters Support Ground Troops" Pacific Stars and Stripes 11 October 1967, 6.
  • Picture of a Helicopter
  • Picture of a helicopter
  • "US Copter 'Saves' NVA" Pacific Stars and Stripes 26 June 1968, 7.
  • Picture of a helicopter
  • Picture of a helicopter
  • Picture of a helicopter
  • Picture of a helicopter
  • Picture of a helicopter
  • Picture of a helicopter
  • Legett, Rufus "Moonlight Train to Long My"
  • Picture of helicopters
  • Picture of a helicopter
  • Picture of Chinook
  • Cherne, Milton P. "Ne'er Forget" US Army Aviation Digest
  • Herrick, Curtis "Good Safety Practices Do Pay Off"
  • Kirk, Donald "US Copter Unit Has Critical Role" Chicago Tribune 22 April 1972.
  • Individual
  • Information Summary 2 June 91 to 23 Nov 91 Charles L. Adkins, MIA 2 Feb 68, 1st Cavalry Division - RVN
  • Resume Of Marjorie K. Greenhalgh
  • Resume Of Service Career Of BG Thomas Joseph Konitzer
  • Casualty Report And Memorial For James Vrba
  • Biography And Award Citations For Colonel Gail O'Neal Bowen
  • Article about Otto A. Seemans, Jr.
  • Article on Phillip R. Flanagan
  • Loc Ninh
  • Daily Staff Journal Headquarters II Field Force Long Binh RVN June 1 - 11, 1972
  • Maps
  • Map of I CTZ
  • Americal
  • Map II Rome Plow cuts War Zone C
  • Binh Long
  • Tay Ninh
  • Army Flight Following System and VFR Pilotage Chart
  • Miscellaneous
  • Money - Military Payment Certificate
  • National Vietnam War Museum
  • Operations Report Lessons Learned (ORLL) training documents
  • Class on Brigade Operational Reports - Lessons Learned. April 20, 1969
  • Operational Report - Lessons Learned
  • Preparation of the Brigade Headquarters Semi-Annual Operational Report - Lessons Learned. October 14, 1971 [1st Aviation Brigade]
  • Unit Patches (Photocopies)
  • Photocopies of members photographs
  • Photocopied picture of sign "Harolds Club or Bust 8173 Miles Reno-Nevada" at Lai Khe, Vietnam (Bill Dubuisson in picture)
  • Miscellaneous Photos And Drawings Of Helicopters In Vietnam
  • Photographs of Helicopters Activities In Vietnam.
  • Photos Of Helicopters And Airfields In Vietnam
  • Pilots
  • POW/MIA Resources
  • (Case Synopsis of Personnel Missing in Action)
  • Directions for Using the POW/MIA Database
  • CIA Documents On Prisons And MIAs
  • Helicopter Unit Rosters
  • Skycrane Registry
  • Skycrane Registry
  • Names of Vietnam Helicopter Pilots from Donaldson Video Graphics
  • Army Aviation Safety Officers Class 69-1 Roster
  • After Action Reports to Historical Committee (Davies) on Individual Killed in Vietnam
  • Personnel Roster: Third Aviation Company
  • Armed Helicopter Operations Rules of Engagement
  • Republic of Vietnam Frequency Publication 1971
  • VNAF Improvement and Modernization Program 1971
  • Signal Security Status Report 3/21/71 - Headquarters, United States Army Vietnam. November 14, 1971
  • Signal Security Status Report 3/9/71 - Headquarters, United States Army Vietnam. April 29, 1971
  • Southern Airways Reunion Attendee Lists 1995 - 1997
  • Stories And Songs
  • Lyrics To "Napalm Sticks To Kids."
  • Blue - Garcia, Tom.
  • "Vietnam Vignettes."
  • Tay Ninh
  • Supply Support of Aircraft in Thailand by USARV. February 19, 1968
  • Typhoon Hester
  • Non-Divisional Army Aviation in Vietnam Chronology, 1954- May 1968 Army Aviation
  • General Provisions, Army Regulation No. 95-1 September 1969, Headquarters, Department of the Army
  • Aviation Flight Regulations for Army Aircraft, Change No. 1 May 1968, Headquarters, Department of the Army
  • Department of The Army, "Unclassified Call Signs" and Units of Assignment
  • Marine Corps and Army Helicopter Employment and Attrition Statistics for Southeast Asia Operations [source: John Konek], 10/1/65-12/31/71
  • Units General
  • Unit/Location Timeline
  • Technical Report: US Army Aircraft Accident (UH-1D 64-13772 August 1, 1966) [48th AHC}
  • Recommendation for Award of the Presidential Unit Citation. May 20, 1971 [101st Airborne Division (Airmobile); 4th Battalion (Aerial Artillery), 77th Artillery (Airmobile)]
  • VHPA
  • Bumper Sticker for the Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association
  • Order Form Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association History Book, Volume II
  • Order Form 1999 Calendar (Courier of Death)
  • Unit Historian Guide - VHPA Historical Committee
  • To Our Buds of Southeast Asia from Some of the Boys in Southwest Asia (List of members employed by Abu Dhabi aviation)
  • VHPA Correspondence
  • General Correspondence
  • Women
  • "The Not so Glamorous Life of a 'Stewardess'"
  • 3 copies of Programed Text: Performance Data Charts AM-67 from United States Army Primary Helicopter School, Fort Wolters, Texas (January 1969)
  • 3 copies of Programed Text: Low Level Navigation AM-68 from United States Army Primary Helicopter School, Fort Wolters, Texas (March 1969)
  • 3 copies of Programed Text: Navigation Computer AM-61 from United States Army Primary Helicopter School, Fort Wolters, Texas (November 1969)
  • 1 copy of Programed Text: Density Altitude AM-65 from United States Army Primary Helicopter School, Fort Wolters, Texas (November 1969)
  • 2 copies of Programed Text: Aeronautical Chart Symbols AM-55 from United States Army Primary Helicopter School, Fort Wolters, Texas (January 1970)
  • 3 copies of Programed Text: Navigational Computer, Wind Face Side AM-62 from United States Army Primary Helicopter School, Fort Wolters, Texas (February 1970)
  • 2 copies of Programed Text: Distance and Direction AM-56 from United States Army Primary Helicopter School, Fort Wolters, Texas (February 1970)
  • 2 copies of Programed Text: Wind Effects on Aircraft AM-58 from United States Army Primary Helicopter School, Fort Wolters, Texas (March 1970)
  • 4 copies of Practical Exercise: Composite Computer P.E. AM-62 II from United States Army Primary Helicopter School, Fort Wolters, Texas (March 1970)
  • 1 copy of Programed Text: Flight Plans AM-63 from United States Army Primary Helicopter School, Fort Wolters, Texas (April 1970)
  • 1 copy of Programed Exercise II: Navigation AM-64 from United States Army Primary Helicopter School, Fort Wolters, Texas (May 1970)
  • 5 copies of Programed Text: Off Course Correction AM-61 Part II from United States Army Primary Helicopter School, Fort Wolters, Texas (July 1970)
  • 2 copies of Programed Text: Flight Information Publications AM-93 Part I and II from United States Army Primary Helicopter School, Fort Wolters, Texas (July 1970)
  • 3 copies of Programed Text: Navigation PE III AM-68 Part II from United States Army Primary Helicopter School, Fort Wolters, Texas (September 1970)
  • 3 copies of Programed Text: Slope and Confined Area Operations AM-69 from United States Army Primary Helicopter School, Fort Wolters, Texas (December 1970)
  • 2 copies of Programed Text: Mountain Circulation AM-70 from United States Army Primary Helicopter School, Fort Wolters, Texas (December 1970)
  • 6 copies of Programed Text: Density Altitude AM-65 from United States Army Primary Helicopter School, Fort Wolters, Texas (January 1971)
  • 2 copies of Programed Text: Pinnacle Operations AM-71-B from United States Army Primary Helicopter School, Fort Wolters, Texas (February 1971)
  • 3 copies of Programed Text: Flight Plans AM-63 from United States Army Primary Helicopter School, Fort Wolters, Texas (May 1971)
  • VHPA Calendar Order Forms (1998, 1999, 2002, 2005)
  • 21st Annual Reunion photo book (July 4, 2004)
  • Monthly Statistical Reports: August 1993; August 1994 - May 1996
  • Monthly Reports
  • Reunion Materials
  • Internal Office Memos
  • Original Bawdy Ballads of the 117th HIMS
  • Second Reunion Booklet: July 4-6, 1985
  • Directory Photos
  • Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association patch designs
  • Bids on a VHPA newsletter
  • Reunion Chairman Guidelines
  • Aviation Association Management Proposal: November 29, 1986
  • Management contract with AAM: February 1,1987
  • VHPA Constitution: June 16, 1984
  • 1985 Financial Report
  • 1986 Reunion Audit of Funds
  • Army Aviation Association of America, Inc. Exhibit Confirmation: March 29 - April 1, 1995
  • Certificate of Insurance
  • Executive Council & Chairman (Roster) Updated March 17, 1997
  • Proposal for a CD-ROM Historical Reference Directory
  • Reunion Schedule: July 1-5, 1995
  • HAI (Helicopter Association International) 1991 After Action Report
  • HAI (Helicopter Association International) new and renewed members
  • Executive Council Conference Call of 5-15-94
  • VHPA Monthly Statistics Sheet for the Month of May 1994
  • Phone Log Summary: May 1994
  • VHPA Incoming Mail: May
  • Agenda: May 15,1994
  • Guidelines for Establishing a Future Reunion Site Committee
  • VHPA Income Statement for the Period Ended December 31, 1993
  • Pennsylvania Tax Exemption Certificate
  • American Helicopter Museum and Education Center
  • Supporting Material for the May 1994 Executive Council Meeting
  • Proposal to Establish a Reunion Committee and Manual
  • VHPA Reunion Guidebook
  • Executive Council and Reunion Chairmen (Roster) November 1994
  • Selected Conference Call Notes - VHPA 1995 Convention in Kansas City
  • Document re: "Order of the Cobra"
  • Schedule of Events: Fifth Reunion: June 30 - July 3 1988
  • Rewrite/Streamlining of the Constitution and Bylaws of the VHPA October 3, 1988
  • Archive Copies of the VHPA Database
  • VHPA budget: 1988-1989
  • Officers VHPA: 1988-1989
  • Zones for VHPA reunions
  • VHPA Gulf Coast Chapter
  • Scholarship Committee report: September 28,1988
  • Reunion 1988 Expenses and "Lessons Learned"
  • The "Gathering" report: September 28,1988
  • Bills for UPS and Cincinnati Bell
  • Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association Income Statement for the Period ended May 31, 1994
  • Custom Sign at Fort Rucker
  • IRS Form 1024
  • Articles of Incorporation of Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association
  • Bank Transfer Authority
  • Chicago Reunion Registration Services
  • VHPA budget: November 01, 1987- January 31, 1988
  • Proposed Vendor Policy Amendment: October 05, 1989
  • VHPA Account Balances as of end of May 1989
  • Annual Business Meeting Agenda: 1990
  • Executive Council Meeting: July 8, 1990
  • VHPA Financial Report Month Ending: June 1990
  • VHPA Reunion Budget:1990; 1991
  • IRS Form 990: Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax
  • Reunion Chairman: Objective; Duties; Checklist
  • Proposed Reunion Banquet Agenda: 1990
  • VHPA Reunion Daily Events by Time: July 3 - July 8. 1990
  • VHPA Reunion Registration Data: 1990
  • AAAA - After Action Report: April 14, 1986
  • "Did You Fly Helicopters in Vietnam?" VHPA Poster
  • VHPA financial statements for the 1987 fiscal year
  • Interim VHPA/PAI Management Agreement for the period from October 1, 1990 to December 31, 1991
  • VHPA Phone List Executive Council: October 1989 and August 1990
  • Executive Council Meeting: January 7; August 5, 1990
  • VHPA Accounting of the 1990 HAI booth and "The Gathering"
  • VHPA Leadership Job Descriptions
  • Membership Renewal Application
  • Black Widows who need to be added to the VHPA records
  • Blackhawk Association looking for members
  • O'Sullivan, John; general orders and news clippings
  • United States Army Aviation Museum at Fort Rucker memorial room
  • History of the 170th Aviation Company "Bikini's"
  • Updates to the 1994 Directory
  • Promoting Scholarship Fund Scholarship
  • Ads for the Scholarship on Coors Ads
  • Scholarship Committee
  • Scholarship Criteria
  • City and Hotel of Choice selection for the 1991 VHPA reunion
  • 1991 Annual Meeting VHPA
  • 52nd Combat Aviation Battalion Association
  • 1995 Army Aviation Hall of Fame Ballot
  • A Picture, A Flag, and A Gold Star Pin in Memory of Joel C. Hatley
  • Donation of a computer and computer related equipment owned by the VHPA to a private, non-profit organization (Planned Parenthood)
  • Washington DC Reunion Committee
  • 'Our Annual Reunion' - June 30th - July 3rd, 2000
  • Contract for Exhibit or Vendor Space
  • Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association Non Exclusive License with Royalty
  • Vendor and Exhibitor Policy, Rules, and Regulations (Updated Effective November 1999)
  • Plans for the 1998 Membership Directory
  • The Hurricane: February 1968 - Number Four; April 1968 - Number Six
  • The Hawk: April 1968 - Volume 1 Number 8; September 1969 - Volume 3 Number 1
  • Fraud in our Membership List - Ken Russell
  • Interoffice emails re: helicopter markings; maps; information on the Warriors
  • Additions to KIA Section of Membership Directory
  • Clip Art pictures of helicopters
  • VHPA Historical Committee 1986 Report
  • Progress of the Historical Committee during the year 1991
  • First Platoon, Second Platoon, and Third Platoon Replicated Patches
  • Maps of Vietnam
  • Map of Marble Mountain Airfield
  • Helicopter Clip Art
  • Griffin Gab: Volume IV Number 2; Volume III Number 12
  • Eagle Dustoff: April-July, October-December 1968; January - July, October, December 1969; April 1970
  • The Falcon: Volume I Number 14
  • Poolside Parasite: December 1969
  • Flyers for the VHPA
  • Letter re: 7/1 ACS Blackhawk Association reunion
  • VHPA Merchandise
  • Unit Patches and Graphics
  • Changes to the VHPA Database
  • Graduation Program from Class 69-12
  • U.S. Marine Corps Unit HML - 167 and HML - 367 VHPA members
  • 118th Assault Helicopter Bandits Roster
  • VHPA Combat Unit Database
  • VHPA Membership Applications: February-March 1987
  • First VHPA Newsletter
  • Second VHPA Newsletter
  • VHPA First Reunion Schedule: June 15-16, 1984
  • VHPA Membership Directory: 1984
  • First VHPA Letter: looking for interest to start up the VHPA
  • Second VHPA Letter
  • Original Constitution: June 16, 1984
  • Original Constitution with edits
  • Policy Manual Draft
  • Committee Chairmen Roster
  • Application for Membership
  • Newspaper Clippings detailing the VHPA's first reunion
  • FOIA concerning a copy of the aircraft accident report regarding a Navy UH-34D helicopter on February 26, 1970
  • Class 67-9; ORWAC 68-14; WORWAC Class 68-21;
  • Letters of Achievement
  • Report of Causalities (three died February 28, 1968 and one died April 11, 1968)
  • Special Orders
  • History of the 3 Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Group: January-March 1966
  • Field Training Detachment 917H: October 11, 1963
  • Helicopter Aircrew Loss Estimates: December 1967
  • Relocation Order and Newspaper Clippings re: 1550 ATTW
  • Eyewitness Account: Marine Cobra's in Vietnam
  • Use of HH-43B and HU-16 Aircraft for Combat Aircrew Rescue/ Recovery Mission in Republic of Viet Nam 17 January 1964
  • History of the 155th Aviation Company
  • Unit Roster of the 155th Aviation Company
  • Senior Officer Debriefing Program (MG Stone - 4th Infantry Division): November 15, 1968
  • Senior Officer Debriefing Program (MG Burke - 4th Infantry Division): February 18, 1971
  • News-clippings: January 4-9, 1968
  • News-clippings: January 10, 1969
  • Recommendation for Award of the Meritorious Unit Commendation: January 20, 1969
  • Comments on Lam Son 719 - Cliff Whiting, 48th Assault Helicopter Company, Traps 39
  • Graduation Exercises: Class 68-9; Class 68-10
  • Class Picture: 68-7
  • Memos within Fort Walters, Hunter Army Airfield, Fort Stewart, APO San Francisco, and Fort Rucker
  • Summary of 271st in the Delta
  • Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 463, Marine Aircraft Group 16: Command Chronology for January - August 1968
  • Award of the Distinguished Flying Cross, 361st Aviation Company: February 1, 1971
  • Emails about corrections for the database or stories on their time in Vietnam: May - September 1998
  • Command Chronology of Marine Aircraft Group 16 [Part 1 of 2]: May 1968 - December 1968
  • Command Chronology of Marine Aircraft Groups 36 and 39 [Part 2 of 2]: February 1968 - February 1969
  • Annual Supplement to the History of the 121st Aviation Company: 1965
  • History of the 114th Aviation Company in Vietnam
  • 144th Aviation Company Timetable
  • Newspaper Articles about the Cobras
  • The 164th Group Cambodian Operations: April 29 - May 19 1970
  • A Review of the VC Tet Offensive
  • Report re: Easter Sunday: 1966
  • Email Correspondence over VHPA members discussing their time in Vietnam
  • Command Chronology of HMM-362: January 1968
  • Command Chronology of Marine Aircraft Group 36: January and February 1968
  • Command History of the Helatkltron three for the Calendar Year 1970
  • Annual Supplement of History re: Helicopter Attack (Light) Squadron Three the "Seawolves" Past...Present...Future?: December 1, 1971
  • Combat After Action Report: Double Eagle: January 22 - February 28, 1966
  • Report of Aircraft Mishap from Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 164: July 15, 1966
  • Command Chronology of Marine Aircraft Group 16 for period January 1968
  • Marine Corps Operations Analysis Group Study Number One, forwarding of (U): March 12, 1963
  • Telephone Directory of the U.S. Government Agencies in Vietnam: October 1967
  • A History of Helatkltron Three "The Seawolves": July 1966-March 1972
  • Annual Supplement History of the 61st Assault Helicopter Company: 1968
  • Annual Supplement History of the 268th Combat Aviation Battalion: 1968
  • Annual Supplement History of the 1st Aviation Brigade: 1968
  • 20th Special Operations Squadron: logs and orders: 1970 -1971
  • Daily log: July 26,1970 - May 16,1971
  • Air Enthusiast Thirty-Two: Covertly to Cambodia: December 1986 - April 1987
  • 20th Special Operations Squadron: Air Commandos: August 1998
  • Command History of U.S. Naval Air Facility, Can Ranh Bay: 1970
  • Newspaper Article: Lieutenant Pegleg for The Democratic-Reporter
  • Email re: Correspondence
  • Transportation Corps Aviation Association Roster
  • Newspaper Article: The Quiet One: April 1998
  • Movement Orders given on September 2, 1965
  • Class Roster: ORWAC 63-6;
  • Looking for basic Information for "Project Whitehorse"
  • Permanent Change of Station for the 243d Aviation Company: July 31, 1967
  • Army Aircraft Inventory, Status, and Flying Time for 540th Transportation Company
  • Special and Unit Orders: May 24, June 1, June 1, July 8, August 12,1969
  • Rawls, John: Special Orders from 201 File
  • Class List: WORWAC 65-3
  • 187th Aviation Company (Assault Helicopter) Tay-Ninh, Vietnam, 1969
  • Graduation Social Rosters: 67-1; 69-35; 70-25; 71-22; 71-24
  • Class Lists: 66-9; 66-10; 67-1; 67-1; 67-9; 69-11; 69-12; 67-21; 67-23; 67-24; 68-3; 68-4; 68-503; 69-7; 69-8; 69-13; 69-14; 69-19; 69-20; 69-23; 69-24
  • Special Orders
  • Special Orders: 1968-1970
  • Blue Ghost Roster: 1988
  • Class Lists: 65-1W; 65-6W; 67-26; 68-21; 68-22; 69-16;
  • Graduation Social Roster: 67-3; 67-12; 68-13
  • Class List: 68-16
  • Graduation Social Roster: WORWAC 68-509
  • Special Orders: September 4, 1968
  • Class 65-5WP Pre-Flight Party Invitation
  • Warrant Officer Candidate: Student Guide
  • Class 65-8 Pre-Flight Schedule
  • Class Lists: 68-9; 68-23; 69-23; 69-28B2
  • Unit Orders: December 2, December 14, 1968; January 11, 1969
  • General Orders: April 26, 1971
  • Special Orders: September 5, 1963; January 17, July 31, 1969;
  • General Orders; Special Orders; Unit Orders: Awards, Flying Status', Appointments, and Reassignments of Various people in Fort Rucker and Fort Wolters (1970-1971)
  • Class Picture: 68-20 B-2
  • Reassignment Orders for 192nd AHC
  • Special Orders: Discharge Papers, Amending Orders, Rescinding Orders, and Promotions
  • (4) Class Pictures: 67-9 B-3
  • Article re: The Evacuation of Kham Duc
  • Letter on 'Operation Overlord': June 24, 1996
  • Scalphunter Memories: B Troop 7/17 CAV 1971-1972 H Troop 17 CAV: 1972
  • United States Helicopter Losses in Vietnam
  • 116th Aviation Company - Assault Helicopter Company Pilot Roster: October 20, 1965 - December 26, 1971
  • Spyplane: The secret world of aerial intelligence-gathering
  • Email RE: Response to your call
  • Email RE: Spyplane
  • HMM-265 Navy Times Squadron in the Spotlight
  • HMM-164 Association Reunion Committee Documents
  • RE: Information Request from DUSTOFF Association Historian
  • Recommendation for the posthumous award of the National Order #5
  • Corrections/Additions to Membership Directory
  • Potential VHPA Members
  • Pilot Roster of Troop F, 8th Cavalry
  • "...And Yes, it is Okay." Poem
  • The Ballad of "Blue-Ghost"
  • Southeast Asian Helicopter Units having organic helicopter components
  • Marine Corps Helicopter Units in Vietnam
  • Australian Helicopter Units who served in Vietnam
  • Information on the 159th Aviation Battalion
  • Newspaper scans re: Copter Crash Kills 23, Hurts 53 from April 6, 1969
  • 8 black and white scans of photos
  • Newspaper Article: Civil Liberty is the Same as Freedom
  • What Freedom Means to Me by John Givhan
  • Correspondence between John Givhan and the Vietnam Archive, Bob Bailey, and Mike Law
  • Kaman H-43 Huskie Helicopter
  • Camp Holloway Attack Narrative: February 12, 1965
  • Naval Air Facility Cam Ranh Bay Detachment TSN Tan Son Nhut
  • News article: Vietnam Helicopter to Honor Veterans; Honoring those who Serve; Vintage Copter will become Local Memorial to Veterans;Vets Return Helicopter to Former Splendor;
  • Opening Speech---Veteran's Day Parade, 1993 by Michael Harding, Commander, Post #176
  • Another Vietnam Vet Returns or How Bikini 69 Came Home
  • 4 colored photos of the helicopter
  • Tom Marshall Manuscript: Woodstock One-Three: February - March 1971
  • Official Closing of the Log by Commanding General, US Army Support Command, Vietnam
  • News article: Last of the H-21's to Leave Vietnam
  • Document re: The First Team in Cambodia (First Air Calvary Division)
  • Gunfighter Gazette: Volume VI No. 34: August 28, 1971
  • Cougar Yearbook: In Memorium
  • Article re: To The Rescue
  • Skycranes Patches
  • 355th Patches
  • History of the U.S. Army CH-21C Shawnee
  • Unit Personnel Roster for 117th: December 23, 1963
  • List of 478th Aviation Company as remembered by Bob Marsh
  • Annual Supplement to the History of the 121st Aviation Company: 1964
  • First Squadron, First Cavalry Unit History: 1967-1968
  • History of the 229th Aviation Battalion: 1969
  • History of the 282nd Assault Helicopter Company: 1968
  • Air Cavalry Operations in the Delta
  • 1st Calvary Division Fire Support Bases in and around Tay Ninh: 1969-1970
  • List of coordinates of Base Camps, LZ's, Op's, etc. in the First Cavalry area of operations in the central highlands of RVN in 1967
  • Vietnam Helicopter Handbook by Barry Gregory
  • The Army Gets and Air Force: Tactics of Insurgent Bureaucratic Politics by Frederic A. Bergerson
  • Dustoff Memorial and Database
  • Dustoff Directory of Names
  • 121st Assault Helicopter Company Journal
  • Letter re: Betrayal of the Fourth Core Forces by the self appointed War Making Committee
  • Chronology of Non-Divisional Army Aviation in Vietnam: October 1954 - April 1971
  • 21 black and white photo copies
  • Journal re: Notes from a Day-Date Calendar: June 1, 1970 to April 7, 1971
  • Newspaper Articles
  • First VHPA member of the Royal Lao Airforce
  • Information on the Company G (Ranger) 75th INF Association
  • Correspondence with Bruce R Lake and Fred Pratt
  • History of the 179th Aviation Company (Assault Support Helicopter)
  • 123rd Combat Aviation Battalion History
  • 335th Trans Co. Unit History
  • D Troop 1/1 Cav Unit History
  • E- CO- 723rd Maint. Bn. Unit History
  • F Troop - 8th Cav. 123rd Unit History
  • 14th Combat Aviation Battalion Unit History
  • 71st AHC - 14th AVN BN Unit History
  • 1968 Tet Offensive
  • Vietnam - The Helicopter War by Philip D Chinnery
  • Newspaper Articles about Laos: March 1971
  • HMM-262 Aircrafts in Vietnam
  • 101st Airborne Division Awards
  • Correspondence within Prodigy
  • Letters re: Correspondence from James "Sneaky" White
  • Correspondence about membership and honoring those who died in Vietnam
  • Letters re: Correspondence: 1989 - 1995
  • Personal Narrative Series
  • Letters about: 71st AHC; 48th AHC; and CH-54
  • Compiled group of documents containing a range of unit histories, newspaper clippings, and special orders [Part 1 of 2] :1970 - 1972
  • Compiled group of documents containing a range of unit histories, newspaper clippings, and special orders [Part 2 of 2] :1970 - 1972
  • History of the HQ 3D Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Group: 1968
  • History of the HQ 3D Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Group: January - June 1969
  • History of the 350th Strategic Reconnaissance Squadron: April - June 1966
  • Book re: Jackson's Mountain: 1990
  • Army Lineage Series: Aviation: 1986
  • Rotary Wing RVN Class 'A' or Fatal Data: January 1, 1967 - December 31, 1971
  • Unit Identification Code (UIC) and UIC Control System Effective August 1, 1967
  • Essay re: The Crane is Almost Extinct by LTC Paul J. Fardink
  • Aircraft from 50th Med Det and Air Ambulance Platoon: Eagle Dustoff: 1967-1972
  • 155th Aviation Company Roster
  • The Helicopter War, 1961-1968 by Charles Holley
  • Dust Off: Army Aeromedical Evacuation in Vietnam by Peter Dorland and James Nanney
  • Marine Command and Staff List: 1968
  • Pacific Stars and Stripes Articles: 1968 - 1970
  • Special Orders
  • Aircraft Loss Summary: 1958 - 1995
  • Unit Historical Reports: Battle of Hoa Tan: March 6-7 1967
  • United States Air Force Serials 1946 to 1977
  • Hornet Directory: February 1986
  • Letter re: Correspondence
  • Photocopy of a Map
  • 222nd Aviation Battalion
  • Daily Bulletin from Fort Wolters on October 1968
  • Unit Awards for Service in the Republic of Vietnam: September - October 1972
  • Unit Citation and Campaign Participation Credit Register: January 1973
  • Letters re: Correspondence
  • Graduation Visitors' Guide: United States Army Aviation School: Fort Rucker, Alabama
  • United States Army Aviation Center Booklet: Fort Rucker, Alabama
  • First Squadron, First Cavalry: Change of Command: May 31, 1969
  • History of the 117th Assault Helicopter Company: November 2, 1961 - May 1, 1968
  • History of the 240th Assault Helicopter Company: October 12, 1966 - December 31, 1970
  • History of the 222nd Combat Aviation Battalion: October 12, 1966 - December 31, 1970
  • Eyewitness Account: Tet Offensive
  • Awards
  • Paper re: Flight to Hanoi
  • Paper re: Travelling in Today's Vietnam
  • Paper re: Tips for a tourist in Vietnam
  • Paper re: A trip to Cambodia
  • 1st Aviation Brigade - Pilot's List
  • 1st Aviation Brigade Association: All Units and Attachments
  • 1st Aviation Brigade: Unit List
  • Graduation Exercises: Class 67-20
  • Air American News Clippings: 1967 - 1970
  • Remembering John Rodgers
  • Logbook: 1961 to 1975
  • Aerial Rocket Artillery: 2nd Battalion 20th Artillery
  • Saber: 1994: May/June, July/August, September,October; 1995: January/February, March/April, May/June
  • Letter and News Article re: 'Huey' gunship goes to the Smithsonian
  • 162nd Assault Helicopter Company: Vulture Copperheads
  • The Unit Emblem of Troop C
  • Updates to the 1995 VHPA Directory
  • Completion of Helicopter Training
  • History of the 336th Assault Helicopter Company: 1966: September - December; 1967: February - March
  • News Release: Just Another Day; Charlie Goes to School - the Hard Way
  • Summary of U.S. Support of ARVN Route 4 Operations, 13 - 25 January 1971
  • United States Ship Cleveland: LPD- Lucky 7: Pictures and Pictures of Pins
  • Letter re: Proud Mary
  • Vietnam: A Pictorial History Volume II: Second Brigade First Infantry Division
  • History of the 361st Aviation Company: 1969
  • History of the 52nd Aviation Battalion: 1969
  • Search for Korean Pilot
  • USAF Crew members KIA
  • Oral History Interviews
  • Letters re: Correspondence
  • Email: Everything I ever needed to know in life
  • Correspondence on VHPA database
  • After Action Reports and Log on the Battle for Tay Ninh and Documents detailing the battle for Tay Ninh [Part 1 of 2] : August 17 to September 27 1968
  • After Action Reports and Log on the Battle for Tay Ninh and Documents detailing the battle for Tay Ninh [Part 2 of 2] : October 1968 - February 1969
  • History of the 361st Aviation Company
  • Where are they Now? Directories: Worwac 70-05; 70-07; 174th AHC
  • Roster of Key Personnel eithin 155th AHC
  • Individual Flight Records
  • First Aviation Brigade: Unit Structure: December 8, 1968
  • Letters re: Correspondence
  • Picture of Class 69-13 B-3
  • Documents re: The Cao Bai Religion
  • Letter of Appreciation to 361st Aviation Company
  • 161st AHC Unit History and Alumni Roster
  • Special Orders
  • General Orders
  • Unit Orders
  • Article re: 307 Days to Go!
  • Newspaper Clippings
  • Email re: Correspondence
  • Scans of a map
  • Scans of a map
  • SOG's Secret War
  • Information on the Gladiators
  • Gladiators Reunion Committee
  • History of the 57th Aviation Company "The Gladiators" : 1961 - 1970
  • Welcome packet to the 57th Aviation Company
  • KIA reports
  • Letter of Appreciation to the 361st Aviation Company
  • US Marine Helicopter Units
  • Movement Orders: 68-5
  • Unit Roster: January 26, 1968
  • History of the 117th Aviation Company (Air Mobile Light): 1963-1964
  • History of 361st Aviation Company: 1969
  • Document of black and white patches and descriptions of said patches
  • E Troop 1st Squadron: 9th Cavalry: 1970-1971
  • John Konek Research: KIA reports; FOIA's, Helicopter Damage Report by Mines and Booby Traps (1962- June 1970)
  • Marine Helicopter Operations at Danang, Republic of Vietnam (U) MCOAG Research Contribution No. 1
  • Aspects of U.S. Marine Corps Helicopter Operations in South Vietnam - Late 1963 (U) MCOAG Research Contribution No. 2
  • USARV Transportation Elements: Aviation Logistic Support -- 34th General Support Group
  • The 16th Aviation Group (Combat) Chu Lai Vietnam: 1970
  • 123rd Combat Aviation Battalion History
  • A Co - 123rd AVN. BN. (Combat) Unit History
  • B Co - 123rd AVN. BN. (Combat) Unit History
  • D - Troop 1/1 Cav. Unit History
  • E - Co - 723rd Maint. Bn. Unit History
  • F Troop - 8th Cav. - 123rd Unit History
  • 14th Combat Aviation Battalion Unit History
  • 71st AHC - 14th AVN. BN. Unit History
  • 174th AHC - 14th AVN. BN. Unit History
  • 176th AHC - 14th AVN. BN. Unit History
  • 132d ASHC - 14th AVN. BN. Crest-History
  • 178th ASHC - 14th AVN. BN. Unit History
  • 335th Trans. Co. Unit History
  • TH-13T Instrument Training Checks: September 19, 1968
  • Aviation Armament Division: Helicopter Armament Systems
  • Equipment Records Guide for a Typical Aviation Company: September 1967
  • Tactical Reference Handbook for Air Cavalry Squadron
  • TH-55A Helicopter Complete Preflight Inspection: Revised July 15, 1968
  • Warrant Officer detailed schedule for the period: July 14-19, 1969
  • Selective Service Classifications
  • 130th Combat AVN BN General Information Trainee Booklet: April 1969
  • Pilot's Checklist: M-16 Weapons System; M-21 Weapons System: August 1967 Revised April 1969
  • M-5 Pilot Checklist: August 1967
  • Student Handout:1969: February: Introduction to LOH Gunnery; April: Introduction to LOH Gunnery; May: Rotary Wing Aerial Fire Ranges; June: XM-27 Introduction; July: Attack Helicopter Missions and Employment; Tactical Employment of the Aero-Scouts; August: Attack Helicopter Employment, The Cardinal Rules; 1970: January: Principles of Aerial Fire Ballistics; M-134 Disassembly, Assembly, and Troubleshooting; May: Armed Helicopter Reconnaissance and Security Operations
  • Vietnam Newsletter: 1968: June 14; July 1; August 14; October 11; December 13; 1969: March 10
  • Newspaper scans from the Army Reporter [Part 1 of 2] : December 17, 1966 - November 25, 1967
  • Newspaper scans from the Army Reporter [Part 2 of 2] : January 6, 1968 - October 1969
  • 1st Aviation Brigade and Attachments: June 17, 1987
  • II Field Force Vietnam Operational Report: Lessons Learned for the Period of August 1, - October 31, 1968
  • Newspaper Scans [Part 1 of 2] : 1967
  • Newspaper Scans [Part 2 of 2] : 1966-1969
  • Community relations and Education Program
  • Summary of Ma Arng: Aviator Flying Time
  • Pre-flight Instrument Procedures Guide
  • Annual Flight Requirements: September 3. 1974
  • Attendance at Service School (Warrant Officer Candidate Rotary Wing Aviator)
  • UN-1 IPC/ M0I - 10 Questions
  • UN-1 IPC/ M01 Regulation Questions
  • Rotary Wing Flight: August 1979
  • Selective Service System
  • Letter re: Correspondence
  • Special Orders
  • Rep Separation Roster
  • Business Cards
  • Flight Test Guide: Private and Commercial Pilot
  • Instructor Pilot Information/Operation Guide for Synthetic Flight Training System: October 1973
  • Immunization Certificate
  • Diplomas
  • Awards
  • Certificates
  • Graduation Ceremony: Class 70-19; Class 70-20
  • The 1st Air Cavalry Division Book: August 1965 to December 1969
  • Graduation School Roster: Worwac 66-19
  • Graduation Exercises: Class 66-19; Class 66-20
  • Eyewitness Accounts Regarding the crash of C/228th ASHB "Crimson Tides" on March 09, 1970
  • Pamphlet re: Cambodian Invasion: 1970
  • Postcard re: 'The Buck Stops Here'
  • The Boxcar: 178th AHC Newsletters
  • The Army Reporter: typed transcripts: July 1966
  • The Army Reporter: typed transcripts: February 1966
  • The Army Reporter: typed transcripts: March 1966
  • The Army Reporter: typed transcripts: June 1967
  • Army Aviation: Distinctive Insignia: March 1973
  • Document re: Cloth Patch Insignia of the U.S. Armed Forces: Part VII Volume 1
  • Document re: Cloth Patch Insignia of the U.S. Armed Forces: Part III: 1968
  • Magazine re: The Air Calvary Division: April 1968
  • Oversize
  • Honoring Gerald Fords
  • First Squadron, First Calvary Major Battles - Quang Tin Province, Vietnam
  • Class Picture: 68-13 B-1
  • Vietnam Veterans Cartoons: July 6, 2015
  • The Army Reporter Newspaper Clippings [Part 1 of 2] : June 3, 1966 - August 19, 1967
  • The Army Reporter Newspaper Clippings [Part 2 of 2] : August 26, 1967 - December 29, 1969
  • The Sunday Ledger Enquirer: Flying cranes give Army Aviation 'big lift': August 22,1965 (clipping)
  • Saber: September/October, 1995 (clipping)
  • Saber (page 21): May/June 1994 (clipping)
  • Saber (page 5): September/October 1995 (clipping)
  • Saber (page 13 - 20): January/February 1997 (clipping)
  • Saber (page 17 - 28): September/October 1995 (clipping)
  • Chicago Tribune: November 15, 1994 (clipping)
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Newsletters

The VHPA Newsletter: 1997:May/June; 2003: January/February, March/April, May/June, July/August; 2004: July 4, July/August, September/October, November/December; 2005: January/February, March/April, May/June

The VHPA Aviator: 2005: September/October, November/December; 2006: January/February, March/April, May/June, July/August, Winter; 2007: January/February, March/April, May/June, July/August; 2008: January/February, March/April, May/June, July/Aug, Sept/Oct, Christmas Edition; 2009: Reunion Edition, July/August, September/October, November/December; 2010: Jan/Feb, March/April, May/June, July/August, Sept/October, Nov/December; 2011: Jan/Feb, March/April, May/June, July/August, Sep/Oct, Nov/Dec

Air America Log: 2000: January/February/March, July/August/September;

Ban Me Thout Barb: 1999: February, May; 2000: February;

The Dustoffer: 1992: December;

Florida LZ Chapter – Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association: 1994: March;

Hawk Talk: 1st Air Cavalry 7th Armored Squadron: 1995: Winter;

The Knight Letter: 114th Aviation Company Association: 1999: June; 2000: March;

Kingsmen Newsletter: 1992: Summer;

Old Warriors Newsletter: 145th Combat Aviation Battalion (Vietnam) Association: 2003: March;

Pop A Smoke: 1994: November 15; 1995: January 15, August 15; 2016: November; 2017: July;

Reflections from the Wall: 1995: Summer;

Ruthless Riders - B Troop & the 569th Transportation Corps Detachment: 2000: December;

Seabee News: 1998: Winter;

The 128th Tom Tom: 1994: May;

Vietnam Helicopter Crew Members Association (International) Newsletter: 1990: March; 1993: December;

Wolfgram: 1994: July; 2000: Spring;

The Screaming Eagle: 1969: September/October, November/December;

The Gladiators Reunion Committee Newsletter: 1995-1996: Winter; 1998: March; newsletter without a date that states," its hard for me to believe the ... reunion took place over 1 year ago (November 4, 1995)";

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Photographs

218 - 4 X 6 color photos of the 1995 reunion

5 - oversize color photos with overlays used for VHPA membership directory

21 - 8 X 10 photographs of aerial shots and photographs of combat artwork

59 - 8 X 10 black and white aerial photos: Tan Hiep, My Tho, Go Cong, Tra Vinh, Rach Gia, Rach Soi, Chi Lang, Vi Thanh, Moc Hoa Poi, Ben Tre, Bac Lieu, Cao Lang, Soc Trang, ect.

4 - 8 X 10 color transparencies of Quang Tri

6 - mountainside; helicopters; airplanes; color; 3.5 x 3.5 inches, 3.5 x 5 inches

7 - portrait of Warrant Officer Frederick Corbin in uniform; helicopters (e.g. transporting another helicopter, carrying a kissing couple); a soldier making silly faces; unit photo (Class 71-19, B-3, 3rd WOC Company, U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Center, Ft. Wolters, TX) (mounted); b&w, color; various size

6 - 8x10 black and white photos

5 - Separated Photographs

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Museum Objects

293museum5135 - VHPA lapel pin

293museum5136 - VHPA patch

293museum5138 - Dustoff Association decal

293museum5139 - 26th Infantry Division patch

293museum5140 - U.S. Army patch

293museum5141 - Corbin name patch (green)

293museum5142 - Corbin name patch (white)

293museum5144 - First Aviation Cavalry Division certificate holder

293museum5143 - VHPA decal

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Serials

Rendezvous With Destiny – 101st Airborne: 1969: Spring, Fall, Winter; 1970: Spring, Summer

Uptight: 1970: Fall, Winter

Army Aviation: 1971: October

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2
Maps

293map0199 - Go Cong

293map0200 - Republic of South Vietnam

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Newspapers

The Army Reporter: 1969: August 11, September 8, September 21, October 6, October 13, November 10, December 11; 1970: February 23;

The Observer: 1969: July 4, September 12, October 10, October 17;

Saber: 1984: September/October; 1985: September/October; 1997: January/February;

The Screaming Eagle: 1969: July 21, August 4, August 16, September 1, September 15, September 29 (2 copies), October 13, October 27, November 10, November 24; 1970: March 2 ;

Tropic Lightning News: 1969: October 6;

The Cavalair: 1969: December 17;

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2930000000, Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection: General Files, The Vietnam Center and Sam Johnson Vietnam Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 07 Jan 2002 [Updated: 16 Jan 2019]