Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
Howard D. Horton Collection
Association
Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA)
Collection Number
2219
Date(s)
Undated
Size
0.2 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
Museum Objects; Photograph Collection
Processed by
K. Conness, Nov. 2009[Updated: Feb. 2010 by M. Edwards]
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

Two patches and Howard D. Horton's Vietnam recollections document Horton's service with the 108th Artillery Group from October 1968 to March 1970. Photo of Headquarters and Aviation personnel of the 108th Artillery Group in Dong Ha, RVN.

Biographical Note

Howard D. Horton was born March 25, 1947 in Houston, TX. He volunteered for the U.S. Army in 1967. Horton did five years of active duty service and was in Vietnam from October 1969 to March 1970. He was assigned to 108th Artillery Group in Dong Ha as a pilot. During his military career Horton held the ranks of Warrant Officer, Chief Warrant Officer, 2nd Lieutenant, and 1st Lieutenant. He was discharged in August 1972. Horton currently belongs to Vietnam Helicopter Pilot Association.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Separated Materials

Photographs
VA056215:Photo of Headquarters and Aviation personnel of the 108th Artillery Group in Dong Ha, RVN.
Museum Objects
2219Museum3353 - Patch - Sneaky White The Northern Most.

2219Museum3354 - Patch - VHPA, 1961 - 1975.

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