Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection: Unit Histories - Medical Units
Association
Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA)
Collection Number
309
Date(s)
Undated
Size
0.5 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
D053.4A
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 service of medical helicopter units during the Vietnam Conflict. Materials date from both the war and post-war periods 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
1st Medical Squadron 
1
D053.4A
Statement Of Service 1st Medical Squadron
1
15th Medical Battalion 
Area of Operations Konek, John B. 15th Med. Bn. Saber July/August 1992, 5.
2
24th Evacuation Hospital 
Stated Mission Unit History
3
44th Medical Brigade 
"Air Medical Service Activities Report", January 1, 1966 - December 31, 1966
4
45th Medical Company 
Lineage And Honors 45th Medical Company
5
50th Medical Detachment 
Statement Of Service 50th Medical Detachment
6
54th Medical Detachment 
Lineage And Honors 54th Medical Detachment "Flares Guide Copters in Mercy Pickups" Pacific Stars and Stripes 6 November 1967, 7.
7
57th Medical Detachment 
Unit History of the "The Original Dustoff" [source: John Konek], April 26, 1962 - October 30, 1984 Related Papers Lineage And Honors 57th Medical Detachment
8
67th Medical Group 
"To Save A Life...." Yearbook with general history, January 1, 1970 - September 30, 1971
9
68th Medical Detachment 
News letter [source: Rodger A. Pickett], January 1, 1969 - March 31, 1969 Related Papers Lineage And Honors 68th Medical Detachment
10
82nd Medical Detachment 
1st Log Release #231-67 1st Log Photo Release #468-67 1st Log Photo Release #472-67 1st Log Photo Release #464-67 Lineage And Honors 82n Medical Detachment
11
91st Evacuation Hospital 
1st Log Release #231-67 1st Log Photo Release #468-67 1st Log Photo Release #472-67 1st Log Photo Release #464-67 Lineage And Honors 82n Medical Detachment
12
159th Medical Company 
Lineage And Honors 159th Medical Company
13
236th Medical Company 
Lineage And Honors 159th Medical Company
14
237th Medical Detachment 
Lineage And Honors 237th Medical Detachment
15
247th Medical Detachment 
Lineage And Honors 247th Medical Detachment
16
254th Medical Detachment 
Statement Of Service 254th Medical Detachment
17
283rd Medical Detachment 
Lineage And Honors 283rd Medical Detachment
18
326th Medical Battalion 
Monthly news letters, 11 issues, August 1, 1968 - June 30, 1969 Monthly news letter (single issue) , March 1, 1970 - March 31, 1970 Statement Of Service 326th Medical Battalion
19
498th Medical Company 
Unit History and statistics , July 15, 1965 - December 31, 1965 Lineage And Honors 498th Medical Company
20
571st Medical Detachment 
Lineage And Honors 571st Medical Detachment
21
Med-Evac 
"Medevac Makes Miracles" Allgood, Frank E. "Med-Evac: Vietnam Style" Luehrs, R.E. "Marine Medical Evacuation" Marine Corps Gazette May 1969, 56-57. Neel, Spurgeon "Dustoff-When I Have Your Wounded" US Army Aviation Digest May 1974, 6-9. Brady, E.R. "The Thread of a Concept"
22

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