Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
James Furlong Collection
Association
C-7A Caribou Association
Collection Number
1786
Date(s)
Undated
Physical Location(s)
D054.3B; Slide Collection; Map Collection (Sec 12 Drw 20 Fld 1)
Processed by
R. Grau, Jun. 2006[Updated: Nov. 2006 by M. E. Saffell]
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

Maps, slides, military handbooks, flight manuals, and study materials collected by James Furlong document his military service in Vietnam.

Biographical Note

James Furlong was born in 1944 in Orange, California. He joined the Air Force in 1965. While serving in Southeast Asia, Furlong was stationed in Vung Tau serving as a C-7A Co-pilot. During the remaining years of the war he flew a C-141 Airlift between the United States and the Republic of Vietnam on a routine basis. After his service in Southeast Asia, Furlong flew for Eastern Airlines from 1973-1989 and currently flies for Federal Express. In 1993, Furlong retired from active reserve as a Lieutenant Colonel. He is a member of the C-7A Caribou Association.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Collection Inventory

Contents
Box
Folder
Location
Handbook for US Forces in Vietnam
01
01
D054.4B
Combat Intelligence Reference Guide (headquarters, 21st Air Force)
Pocket Guide to Vietnam
02
Tactical Aerodrome Directory, South Vietnam (15 November 1967)
Flight Manual: USAF Series C-7A Aircraft (3 October 1967)
03
The Airman (October 1968)
Flight Plan and Flight Log cards
04
Student Study Guide: CV-2 Avionics (13 July 1966)
Student Study Guide: Search Radar (10 August 1966)
Caribou Courier: 483d Troop Carrier Wing (Issue #6, August 1967)
Study Materials
CV-2 Study Guide (Master Question File)

Separated Materials

Slides
VAS038646 - VAS038797: 152 slides of Furlong's service in Vietnam.
Maps
Section 12 Drawer 20 Folder 1.

Fort Benning, Georgia (17 June 1966) (photocopy).

Rand McNally Official Map of Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos.

Saigon, Vietnam and Prey Veng, Cambodia 1:250,000.

Phenix City, Alabama.

Georgia - 1:250,000.

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