Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
George Heady Collection
Association
HA(L)-3 Seawolf Association
Collection Number
2094
Date(s)
Undated
Size
0.2 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
Cold Storage Vault
Processed by
J. Furr, Jun. 2008[Updated: Jul. 2012 by R. Galloway]
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

Correspondence, military documents, and photographs document George C. Heady's induction into the Enlisted Combat Aircrewmen Roll of Honor at Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum, 4 November 2005.

Biographical Note

George C. Heady was born in 1946 in Beacon New York. He volunteered for the US Navy in 1965 and served in Southeast Asia from 1967 - 1969. Mr. Heady served with the Seawolves Helicopter Attack Squadron (HAL-3) and held the positions of Crew Chief and Door Gunner while with this unit. Mr. Heady held the ranks of E4 and E5. Mr. Heady served during the Tet Offensive of 1968. George Heady received the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Air Medal, and the Navy Achievement Medal among his other extensive awards and citations. George Heady was Honorably Discharged from the Air National Guard in 1973 at the rank of SSGT E-5. Mr. Heady's wife, Monika opened and ran a disabled veterans home for mentally and physically disabled veterans from WWI, WWII, Korea and Vietnam, which she operated for 20 years.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Collection Inventory

Contents
Box
Folder
Location
Correspondance
1
1
D054.4
Medal Award Citations

Separated Materials

Moving Images
2094VI2560: DVD-Super 8 film footage from George Heady's Vietnam War Service.

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