Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
Jim Roper Collection
Association
Forward Air Controller Association
Collection Number
2172
Date(s)
Undated
Size
0.1 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
Library
Processed by
R. Dorn, Feb. 2009[Updated: Jan. 2010 by J. Saffell]

Scope and Content

Book titled "Quoth the Raven" documents Jim Roper's service as a Forward Air Controller with the United States Air Force in Southeast Asia.

Biographical Note

Col. Jim Roper (USAF, retired) discusses his experiences as a Forward Air Controller in Southeast Asia. Roper served with the Covey FACs in Pleiku, as well as with the Raven FACs in Laos. He returned to Southeast Asia as part of Operation Flycatcher, an effort to train Cambodian FACs prior to the fall of the Cambodian government. Roper served four tours in Southeast Asia.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Separated Materials

Books
"Quoth the Raven" by Jim Roper, 2001 (documents Jim Roper's service as a Forward Air Controller).

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.