Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
Robert Noble Collection
Association
Air America Association
Collection Number
2395
Date(s)
Undated
Size
.02 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
D055.4B, D055.2 Oversize Association Collections
Processed by
M. Barnard, Apr. 2011[Updated: Apr. 2011 by M. Barnard]
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 a quarter of a linear foot of articles, programs, and Robert Noble's eulogy of Hmong General Vang Pao document Vang Pao's six day funeral in February 2011.

Biographical Note

Robert Noble was born in 1945 in New York City, NY. He volunteered for service in the U.S. Army, and spent three years in the military in Vietnam. He was stationed at Puolo Cici, and also in the DMZ. Noble served with the 128th Assault Helicopter Company from 1965 to 1967, and with the Studies Observation Group in 1967. He was involved in several campaigns in the DMZ between 1965 and 1967 and received 17 Air Medals and a Purple Heart. Noble was discharged with the rank of E-5 in 1967. Following his military service, Noble worked with Air America from 1968 to 1974 in Southeast Asia.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Collection Inventory

Contents
Box
Folder
Location
Memorial program 'Husband, Father, Brother, Grandfather, Great-Grandfather, Great Man, Leader: General Vang Pao' relates family history, and the family's tribute to the General
2
1
D055.4B
Phagna Norapamok General Vang Pao, December 8, 1929-January 6, 2011 Memorial Program: Details the General's military career and Hmong community advocacy
Phagna Norapamok General Vang Pao Memorial Daily Program: Outlines events during the six-day funeral/memorial service
Eulogy by Bob Noble, President, Air America
Funeral Invitation/RSVP
Newspaper clippings from the New York Times and the Fresno Bee contain obituaries and descriptions of the funeral services.
1
1
D055.4 (Oversize)

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