Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
Edward A. Westrick Collection
Association
Army Security Agency Association
Collection Number
1599
Date(s)
Undated
Size
0.1 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
Individual Collections-W
Processed by
C. Trobridge, Jun. 2005[Updated: Mar. 2006 by T. Shetti]
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

Photocopy of Edward Westrick's DD-214 and a short essay documenting Westrick's arrival in Vietnam with the U.S. Army Security Agency.

Biographical Note

Edward Westrick enlisted in the U.S. Army following one year of college, Westrick was assigned to the Army Security Association while in the Army. Westrick underwent basic training at Ft. Dix, NJ, followed by a year of Vietnamese language training, following his language training, Westrick received training in radio intercept. In April of 1970 Westrick arrived at Tan Sohn Nhut Air base where he was processed. Following his processing Westrick was transported to the Da Nang area. Westrick served one year in Vietnam returning in April of 1971. While in the U.S. Army Westrick was awarded the following medals or citations: National Defense Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal with device, Vietnam Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Bronze Star and Army Commendation Medal.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Collection Inventory

Contents
Box
Folder
Location
DD-214 belonging to Edward Westrick
1
1
Individual Collections-W
Short essay describing Edward Westrick's arrival in Vietnam

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