Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
John Sweet Collection
Association
Thailand, Laos, Cambodia Brotherhood
Collection Number
1613
Date(s)
Undated
Size
1.0 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
Museum Objects
Processed by
B. Robertson, Aug. 2005[Updated: May. 2007 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

Flight suit orignally owned by Colonel Floyd Peede.

Biographical Note

John Sweet, born in Marblehead, Massachusetts in 1947, volunteered for the United States Air Force in 1966 and served until 1973. He served six years and ten months in the USAF and 13 months in Southeast Asia at the Comm Sp Tactical Units Operation Center in Nakhon Phanom and held the ranks of SGT. and SSGT. While in Southeast Asia, SSGT. John Sweet was involved in intelligence on troop movements and interdiction along the North Vietnamese trails in Laos and was awarded the Campaign Ribbon, Service Ribbon with four stars, Outstanding Unit Award with 2 Vs for Valor, and a Vietnamese Cross with Palm. An oral history interview with John Sweet is also available at the Vietnam Archive at Texas Tech University.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Separated Materials

Museum Objects
1613museum1714: Flight suit originally owned by Colonel Floyd Peede.

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.