Collection Finding Aid
Jim Roper Collection
Forward Air Controller Association
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.
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
Collection is open for research
"Quoth the Raven" by Jim Roper, 2001 (documents Jim Roper's service as a Forward Air Controller).
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.