Collection Finding Aid
Bruce Peters Collection
Museum Objects D227.7
R. Nanes, Jan. 2013[Updated: Jul. 2013 by R. Nanes]
Scope and Content
Helicopter pilot helmet worn by CW02 Bruce Peters during his tour in Vietnam with the 173rd Assault Helicopter Company in Lai Khe donated by his son Shane Peters.
Bruce Peters was born in 1945. He volunteered to the U. S. Army in 1966. Of his four years of military service, Peters served one year in Vietnam. He served with the 'Robin Hoods,' 173rd Assault Helicopter Company (AHC), from 1967 to 1968. While he was stationed in Lai Khe, Vietnam, Peters was ranked Chief Warrant Officer 2 (CWO2), was designated as a Helicopter Pilot, Gunship Pilot, Instructor Pilot, and participated in the TET Offensive. Peters was honorably discharged in 1970.
Rights and Access
Collection is open for research
2467museum4261- Helicopter pilot's helmet(D227.7).