Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
Bob Pruiksma Collection
Association
Thailand, Laos, Cambodia Brotherhood
Collection Number
1612
Date(s)
Undated
Size
0.5 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
Museum Objects; Periodical Collection
Processed by
T. Reynolds, Aug. 2005[Updated: Nov. 2005 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

Jungle hat with "Thailand Korat" badge bought by Bob Pruiksma on eBay and October 1996 issue of Air Force Magazine.

Biographical Note

Bob Pruiksma, born 29 December of 1949 in Manhattan, New York, volunteered for the U.S. Air Force in 1968. He spent four years as an aircraft mechanic and held the rank of Airman First Class (E-3). Pruiksma served in the following Units: 553rd Organizational Maintenance Squadron in Korat, Thailand (October 1969-July 1970) and 606th Special Operations Squadron, Nakhon Phanom, Thailand (July 1970-October 1970). Pruiksma was stationed at the following locations: Lackland Air Force Base for basic training; Sheppard Air Force Base for technical school; McClellan Air Force Base; Korat, Thailand; Nakhon Phanom, Thailand; and Travis Air Force base.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Separated Materials

Museum Objects
1612museum1710: Jungle hat with "Thailand Korat" badge.
Periodicals
Air Force Magazine (October 1996).

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