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Jerry J. Fletcher Collection (1112) Finding Aid

Item Number: 11120000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

This Collection consists of awards, artwork, artifacts, administrative documents, bumper stickers, certificates, correspondence, news clippings, and additional documents pertaining to Jerry J. Fletcher's service as a Navy SEAL during the Vietnam War.

Dates

  • 04 March 2003

Biographical / Historical

Jerry J. Fletcher served as a Navy SEAL during the Vietnam War.
Title
Finding Aid
Length (Linear Feet)
1.5
Pages
1
Location(s)
D57.2A; Restricted Access; Photograph Collection; Museum Objects
Restrictions
Some originals have been placed in Restricted Access due to personal information. Photocopies of these originals have been placed throughout the collection.
1
Photographs

VA030144-VA030145

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18
Museum Objects

Dog Tag with serial number of pistol issued
MACV Currency Control Card
7th Fleet Money Clip
VN Jump Wings (Metal)
VN Jump Wings (Cloth)
LDNN Insignia on cloth with VN Frogmen/SEALs
LDNN Insignia on white cloth with VN
Frogmen/SEALs
Underwater Demolition Team 11 shoulder patch
Underwater Demolition Team 13 shoulder patch
Leather name tag for Jerry Fletcher with Navy Jump Wings
Embroidered Ribbon Bar
SEAL Team One metal plaque
"Un-Smiley" Face -
"P.O.W./M.I.A.'s Never Have a Nice Day"
NAB Coronado Rubber Address Stamp
LSB Dong Tam Rubber Address Stamp;

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  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D084.6A ]]
  • Box 2: [2] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D084.6A ]]
  • Box Oversize 3: [Oversize 3] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D57.2A ]]

Inventory

  • Lubbock Area Background of Jerry J. Fletcher
  • News Clippings, 1968-1971
  • Navy Reserve Qualifications Questionnaire, September 14, 1968
  • Correspondence and Assorted Items
  • Naval Intelligence Field Organization ID Card
  • Unsent Letter to President Nixon, June 15, 1971
  • Jane Fonda Bumper Stickers
  • Letter from Tran-Trong-Son, October 20, 1971
  • Letter from Bob Gormley, October 26, 1971
  • Letters from Chief Muoi and Cai Be District Police Special Branch, November 3, 1971
  • Photocopy of Newspaper Article, "Navy Denies Report of SEAL 'Assassins' "
  • UDT/SEAL Newsletter, July 20, 1974
  • Cartoons
  • Dong Tam Flag Story
  • Letter to Editor from Jerry Fletcher, September 22, 2001 (Original in Restricted Access due to personal information)
  • Photocopies of News Clippings, 2001
  • Letter from Judge Margolis, November 1, 2001 (Original in Restricted Access due to personal information)
  • Letter from Brittany Formica, undated (Original in Restricted Access due to personal information)
  • Dong Tam A/C Story, June-July 1971
  • SEAL Operational Papers, June-November 1971
  • SEAL Intelligence, 1970-1971
  • NAVFORV Volunteer Informant Program, January 30, 1970
  • Collection and Classification of Information Funds, October 31, 1970
  • Pay Scale for Informers
  • Intelligence Agent Debriefing Format
  • Ledger Sheets with Handwritten Records of C&CI Expenses
  • Vouchers for C&CI Funds
  • Receipt for Purchase of Sampan to Use in Collecting Intelligence
  • Intelligence Reports
  • SEAL Intelligence Support, July 20, 1971
  • Report from Naval Advisory Group, MACV, October 1970
  • SEAL End of Tour Reports and Turnover Items
  • SEAL Team Detachment Alfa, Ninth Platoon End of Tour Report, December 19, 1969
  • SEAL Team Detachment Golf, Mike Platoon End of Tour Report, March 1, 1970
  • UDT-13 Briefing Paper, September 18, 1970
  • Post Operation Report for UDT-13, October 1, 1970
  • Post Operation Report for UDT-13, October 11, 1970
  • Letter from Clapp to CO, SEAL Team One, January 22, 1971
  • SEAL Team Detachment Alfa, Eighth Platoon End of Tour Report, February 15, 1971
  • Letter from Clapp to CO, SEAL Team One, April 14, 1971
  • SEAL Team One, Detachment Golf, Whiskey Platoon End of Tour Report, April 21, 1971
  • SEAL Team One, Detachment Golf, Victor Platoon End of Tour Report, May 29, 1971
  • SEAL Op from OIC HA(L)-3, July 7, 1971
  • Compromise of U.S. Navy SEAL Missions by VN Sources, September 27, 1971
  • COMPHIBPAC Brief Outline, October 24, 1971
  • SEAL Team One, Detachment Golf, November Platoon End of Tour Report, November 24, 1971
  • Letter from Clapp to Fletcher, April 20, 1971
  • Relief of Dong Tam SEAL Detachment, August 25, 1971
  • Naval Special Warfare Group, Vietnam Instructions on Personal Censorship, July 10, 1971
  • SEAL Team One November Platoon Roster
  • Awards
  • "Stand Up and Be Counted As a Loyal American: Diary of a Parade Chairman," by Jerry Fletcher, Chairman of "Loyalty Day" Parade, Lubbock, Texas
  • Naval Special Warfare Group, Vietnam Instruction 1611.1: Fitness Report Information
  • Award of the Vietnamese Gallantry Cross, Silver Star (in Vietnamese), January 21, 1972
  • Letter and Citation of Navy Commendation Medal, September 21, 1971
  • Award of the VNN Training Service Medal, September 18, 1971
  • Award of the Bronze Star with Combat Distinguishing Device, January 17, 1972
  • Award of the Navy Achievement Medal with Combat Distinguishing Device, January 17, 1972
  • Award of a Gold Star in lieu of Second Bronze Star Medal with Combat Distinguishing Device, Janaury 8, 1972
  • Purple Heart Authorization Letter, September 4, 1971
  • Authorized Hometown News Release Form, September 20, 1971
  • Award of the Vietnamese Navy Staff Service Honor Medal, First Class, Fwbruary 26, 1973
  • Award of the Republic of Vietnam Meritorious Unit Citation, July 12, 1974
  • Republic of Vietnam Medal Descriptions
  • Award of a Gold Star in lieu of a Second Navy Commendation Medal, October 1, 1975
  • Completion of a Photo Miniaturized Intelligence Data Base Course, January 8, 1976
  • Medal of Honor Descriptions of Kerrey, Norris and Thornton, February 14, 1979
  • Letter of Appreciation from Brigadier General Hemphill, April 27, 1979
  • Delivery of Separation Orders, February 14, 1980
  • Award of the Bronze Star Medal, February 11, 1972
  • Award of the Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry, January 15, 1972
  • Award of the Vietnamese Navy Distinguished Service Award, Second Class
  • Award of the Vietnamese Training Service Honor Medal, Second Class Authorization, January 15, 1972
  • Literature on SEALs
  • The Navy SEAL Commandos by F. J. West, Jr., March 1969
  • Historic Background SEAL Team One (Movie Concept)
  • Employing PSYWAR in Unconventional warfare
  • The Underwater Demolition Team Handbook, First Edition, 1965
  • Naval Special Warfare Organization and Regulations Manual
  • SEAL Mission Statement and other Instructions
  • SEAL Basic Indoctrination
  • SEAL Ops Reports and Kit Carson Scout Program
  • Trip Report on Visit to the People's Republic of China, September 1, 1978
  • POW/MIA Information Sent to Jerry J. Fletcher
  • Oversize material
  • Certificates
  • Newspaper Articles
  • "Seal Flag Returned," Wickenburg Sun, October 17, 2001
  • "Pull Out Your Handkerchiefs...." Editorial from the Wickenburg Sun
  • "The Flag is Back" Letters to the Editor in Bridle and Bit, November 2001
1
Photographs

VA030144-VA030145

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18
Museum Objects

Dog Tag with serial number of pistol issued
MACV Currency Control Card
7th Fleet Money Clip
VN Jump Wings (Metal)
VN Jump Wings (Cloth)
LDNN Insignia on cloth with VN Frogmen/SEALs
LDNN Insignia on white cloth with VN
Frogmen/SEALs
Underwater Demolition Team 11 shoulder patch
Underwater Demolition Team 13 shoulder patch
Leather name tag for Jerry Fletcher with Navy Jump Wings
Embroidered Ribbon Bar
SEAL Team One metal plaque
"Un-Smiley" Face -
"P.O.W./M.I.A.'s Never Have a Nice Day"
NAB Coronado Rubber Address Stamp
LSB Dong Tam Rubber Address Stamp;

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Pub Credit Line
11120000000, Jerry J. Fletcher Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 04 Mar 2003 [Updated: 19 May 2017]