Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
B Troop, 2/17th Cavalry Association Collection
Association
B Troop, 2/17th Cavalry Association
Collection Number
011
Date(s)
Undated
Size
2.0 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
D079.6D, Museum Objects, Cold Storage Vault, Newsletter Collection
Processed by
R. Frankum, Nov. 2001[Updated: Oct. 2008 by L. Duy]
Digitization Status
Items from this collection have been digitized and are available in the Virtual Vietnam Archive.

To search for items within this collection, or within all of the holdings of the Vietnam Archive, go to the Virtual Vietnam Archive

Scope and Content

Two linear feet of association documents, museum artifacts from reunions, a CD-Rom of a newsletter, issues of the Banshee Gazette 1997-2007, and four films document the service of B Troop, 2/17th Cavalry and its association's actions. All materials from the collection date from the post-war era. Notable materials are the raw footage of the association's return trip to Vietnam in the 1990s.

Administrative History

B Troop, 2nd/17th Cavalry Association was formed at a 1998 reunion. Its objective is to preserve the memory, history and honor of those who served with B Troop, 2nd/17th Cavalry, 101st Airborne Division before, during, and after the Vietnam Conflict. The Association is active in promoting the research, dissemination, and preservation of information concerning association members and assists members in locating others with whom they served. B Troop, 2nd/17th Cavalry Association is tax exempt under IRC 501 (c) (19).

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Collection Inventory

Contents
Box
Folder
Location
Playing card with Airborne logos on front and back.
1
1
D079.6D
B Troop 2 / 17th Cavalry Association bumpersticker
2
B Troop 2 / 17th Cavalry Association by-laws
3
The Banshee Gazette Vol 6 Iss 2, December 2002 (2 copies).
The Banshee Gazette, Volume 10, Issue 1, January-February-March 2007
4

Separated Materials

Museum Objects
Watch from 2002 Banshee Reunion.

Souvenir pin of the United States Flag.
Electronic Media
Digital Copy of Banshee Gazette, July 2002.
Moving Images
011VI0185: B Troop 2nd Squadron 17th Cavalry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division Return trip to Vietnam, Part 1, (Raw film footage by James Winlow on Banshee's members return trip to Vietnam).

011VI0186: B Troop 2nd Squadron 17th Cavalry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division Return trip to Vietnam, Part 2, (Raw film footage by James Winlow on Banshee's members return trip to Vietnam)".

011VI0187: B Troop 2nd Squadron 17th Cavalry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division Return trip to Vietnam, Part 3, (Raw film footage by James Winlow on Banshee's members return trip to Vietnam )".

011VI0188: B Troop 2nd Squadron 17th Cavalry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division Return trip to Vietnam, Part 4, (Raw film footage by James Winlow on Banshee's members return trip to Vietnam)".
Newsletters
The Banshee Gazette Vol 1, Issue 4, December 1997.

Vol 2, Issue 1, March 1998.

Vol 2, Issue 4, December 1998.

Vol 3, Issue 2, June 1999.

Vol 3, Issue 3, September-December 1999.

Vol 4, Issue 1, August 2000.

Vol 4, Issue 3, December 2000.

July 2003.

Vol 4, Issue 9 December 2006.

Vol 1, Issue 11 October- November- December 2007.

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Digitized Materials

Items from this collection have been digitized and are available in the Virtual Vietnam Archive.

To search for items within this collection, or within all of the holdings of the Vietnam Archive, go to the Virtual Vietnam Archive

Oral History

An Oral History Interview has been conducted with this individual. Use the link below to view a record for this interview.

Although the interview has been conducted, the audio and/or the transcript may not yet be available.