Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 20th Infantry, 11th Light Infantry Brigade, Americal Division Association Collection
Association
Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 20th Infantry, 11th Light Infantry Brigade, Americal Division Association
Collection Number
1388
Date(s)
Undated
Size
0.5 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
Museum Objects; Cold Storage Vault; D060.5D
Processed by
C. Trobridge, Jul. 2004[Updated: Jan. 2006 by J. Saffell]
Digitization Status
Items from this collection have been digitized and are available in the Virtual Vietnam Archive.

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Scope and Content

Program, correspondence, CD-Rom, and a gift bag with small artifacts received at Alpha Company's mini-reunion during the 2004 Amerial Division reunion in Reno, Nevada on June 25, 2004. The artifacts include: Commemorative Alpha Company dog tags, Death Card, Key chain, Packaged toothbrush with an attached sticker saying, "We ALWAYS brushed 3 times a day in Vietnam!", Paper poppy from the American Legion and the American Legion Auxiliary, Pencil, Plant seeds in memory of Alpha's 2004 reunion in Reno, Nevada, Rabbit's foot, Small bottle of Tabasco, Small photo album, Toilet paper sheets with an attached sticker saying, "May your ass NEVER be unwiped again!!!", Uncle Sam card, United States Flag decal, United States Flag magnet, United States Flag sticker.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Collection Inventory

Contents
Box
Folder
Location
Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 20th Infantry, 11th Light Infantry Brigade, Americal Division Reunion Banquet program
01
01
D060.5D
Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 20th Infantry, 11th Light Infantry Brigade, Americal Division reunion information
Envelope from John McNown, Jr., to Dr. Richard Verrone of TTU
Correspondence from John McNown to Dr. Richard Verrone (April 2, 2004)
Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 20th Infantry, 11th Light Infantry Brigade, Americal Division Operation Order for Reno Reunion, June 24-27, 2004
Envelope from John McNown, Jr., to Dr. Richard Verrone of TTU

Separated Materials

Museum Objects
1388museum1328: Commemorative Alpha Company dog tags.

1388museum1329: Death Card.

1388museum1330: Key chain.

1388museum1331: Packaged toothbrush with an attached sticker saying, "We ALWAYS brushed 3 times a day in Vietnam!".

1388museum1332: Paper poppy from the American Legion and the American Legion Auxiliary.

1388museum1333: Pencil.

1388museum1334: Forget Me Not plant seeds in memory of Alpha's 2004 reunion in Reno, Nevada.

1388museum1335: Rabbit's foot.

1388museum1336: Small bottle of Tabasco.

1388museum1337: Small photo album.

1388museum1338: Toilet paper sheets with an attached sticker saying, "May your ass NEVER be unwiped again!!!".

1388museum1339: Miniature reproduction of U.S. Army recruiting poster.

1388museum1341: United States Flag decal.

1388museum1340: United States Flag magnet.

1388museum1342: United States Flag sticker.
Electronic Media
1388EM0214: CD-Rom Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 20th Infantry LZ Reno 2004 Music and Memories.

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