Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection: Unit Histories - Major Commands
Association
Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA)
Collection Number
307
Date(s)
Undated
Size
0.5 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
D053.3E
Processed by
J. Saffell, Jan. 2002[Updated: Jun. 2006 by T. Reynolds]
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

Half a linear foot of ORLL, After Action Reports, individual recollection of units, and other types of unit histories and information document the major commands of helicopter units during the Vietnam Conflict. The materials date from the war period and are organized by the official Order of Battle for the United States Armed Forces. This is one series of the Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association Collection.

Biographical Note

The Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA), is a non-profit war veterans organization filed under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service and is dedicated to enhancing and accrediting the cohesiveness, esprit de corps, and traditions of valor of rotary wing aircrews that flew in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam Era. Currently, the VHPA has a membership of over 9,400 helicopter pilots from around the world. It has a web site located at: http://www.vhpa.org.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research

Collection Inventory

Contents
Box
Folder
Location
101st Airborne Division 
1
D053.3E
Div, Casualty Information System printout from TAGCEN [source: National Archives], 9/9/65-1/8/79 Related Papers
1
173rd Airborne Brigade 
Aviators Roster, May 7, 1965 - August 25, 1971
2
23rd Infantry Division 
Americal AO map list including LZs & FSBs locations. [source: Terry Mulligan] "Aviation Organization for the Americal Division", January 3, 1969, reorganization of Aviation Asset Americal Magazine [source: Dave Heminger], January 1, 1970
3
Australia RAAF 9th Squadron 
Complete history from unit formation to return to Australia. [source: Australian archives], 4/1/64-12/20/71 Printed History
4
Australia RAAF 161st Reconnaissance 
Printed History [source: David Earley], July 1, 1965 - December 23, 1971
5
MACV Headquarters 
Military Operations: Operational Reports - Lessons Learned. February 8, 1971 Instructions for Review of Operational Reports - Lessons Learned. October 8, 1971 Operational Report - Lessons Learned for the Period Ending 30 April 1967
6
RVNAF 
South Vietnamese Air Force Order Of Battle
7

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