Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
Dean Jones Collection
Association
Forward Air Controller Association
Collection Number
1401
Date(s)
Undated
Physical Location(s)
Cold Storage Vault; Slide Collection
Processed by
R. Grau, Aug. 2004[Updated: Feb. 2006 by T. Reynolds]
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

Slides and audio tapes document Dean Jones' service in Vietnam as a Forward Air Controller Air Liaison Officer (ALO/FAC) with the 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry, 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division from March 1967 to March 1968. The audio tapes give oral descriptions to the slides Jones regularly sent home to his wife during the war.

Biographical Note

Dean Jones graduated from the United States Air Force Academy in 1961. He later served in Vietnam as a Forward Air Controller Air Liaison Officer in I, II, and III Corps Tactical Zones for the 2nd Battalion, 502 Infantry, 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division from March 1967 to March 1968.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Separated Materials

Slides
VAS026756 - VAS02...

260 slides from I, II, and II Corps (March 1967 to March 1968).
Audio
20 three-inch reel to reel audiotapes used to describe Jones' slides.

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.