Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
Alan J. Billings Collection
Collection Number
1928
Date(s)
Undated
Size
0.3 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
D054.4; Library; Cold Storage
Processed by
J. Furr, Feb. 2007[Updated: Jun. 2008 by J. Furr]

Scope and Content

Less than one linear foot of a book written by Alan J. Billings titled Seawolf 28 and reviews of the book by various sources document his service in Vietnam. The material date from the post-war era.

Biographical Note

Alan J. Billings was born 26 June 1944 in Detroit, Michigan. Billings moved to Torrance, California and attended Torrance High School where he graduated in 1962. After graduation, Billings enlisted in the Navy and began his 4 tours of service in Vietnam in 1964. He was assigned to HA(L)-3 during the Tet Offensive of 1968 and served in close support of Navy Seal teams and other specialized missions. Billings received numerous awards including the Silver Star, Distinguished Flying Cross and (24) Air Medals. He retired from the Navy on 1 February 1987.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Collection Inventory

Contents
Box
Folder
Location
Some materials placed in Restricted Access
1
1
D054.4
Reviews of book by Alan Billings titled Seawolf 28
DD-214

Separated Materials

Books
Seawolf 28 by Alan J. Billings.

BookSurge Publishing (January 12, 2005).
Electronic Media
1928EM0411: Images of the 120th Aviation Company (Razorbacks) at Nha Be in 1971.

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.