Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
Kevin J. O'Neill Collection
Collection Number
2141
Date(s)
Undated
Size
0.2 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
Individual Collections - O, Individual Collections - Oversized
Processed by
L. Duy, Oct. 2008[Updated: Apr. 2009 by J. 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

Less than one linear foot of publications from the 9th Infantry Division and the 3rd Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division collected by Colonel Kevin J. O'Neill, United States Army (Retired).

Biographical Note

Kevin O' Neill was born in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, in 1937. He volunteered and entered the U.S. Military Accademy for the Army in 1955 and graduated in 1959. He was in the Army for 30 years, and retired as a Colonel in 1989, one of which was spent in Vietnam. He served in the 2nd Battalion of the 321st Field Artillery, 3rd Brigade, 82nd Airborn Division from September- December 1969. Then the 25th Division Artillery, from December 1969 - January 1970. Then he was in the 2nd Battalion, 4th Field Artillery, 3rd Brigade, 9th Infantry Division, from January 1970 - September 1970. During his service in Vietnam, O'Neill was stationed in Copperhead, CuChi, and Tan An. During Vietnam his rank was Major. While his service during the Vietnam War O'Neill was involved in the Incursion into Cambodia from April through June 1970. After retiring O'Neill became a special education teacher and eventually got his Master's Degree, and also Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from Texas A&M University.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Collection Inventory

Contents
Box
Folder
Location
"Third Brigade Ninth Infantry Division Vietnam 1970"
01
01
Individual Collections - O
"Third Brigade 82nd Airborn Division Vietnam"
"Uptight"
"The Hurricane"
Copies of the "Ninth Infantrry Division: The Go Devil" 1970
02
01
Individual Collections - Oversized

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