Vietnam Center and Archive Collection Finding Aid

Collection Finding Aid

Title
Felix Ray Knight, Jr. Collection
Association
B Troop, 2/17th Cavalry Association
Collection Number
543
Date(s)
Undated
Size
0.1 linear feet
Physical Location(s)
D079.6D
Processed by
R. Frankum, Feb. 2002[Updated: Aug. 2010 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

Orders, awards, and other military administrative papers document Felix Ray Knight, Jr.'s service with D Troop 1/1 Cavalry, 101st Airborne Brigade from July 1968 to April 1969 and B Troop 2/17 Cavalry, 101st Airborne Brigade from April 1969 to July 1969.

Biographical Note

The objective of the B Troop 2nd 17th Cavalry Association is to preserve the memory, history and honor of those who served with B Troop 2nd 17th Cavalry, 101st Airborne Division before, during, and after the Vietnam War. The Association is active in promoting the research, dissemination and preservation of information concerning Association members and assist members in locating others with whom they served. B Troop 2nd / 17th Cavalry Association is exempt from taxation under IRC 501 (c) (19).



Felix Ray Knight, Jr. served with D Troop 1/1 Cavalry, 101st Airborne Brigade from July 1968 to April 1969. He then served with B Troop 2/17 Cavalry, 101st Airborne Brigade from April 1969 to July 1969. Knight was a UH-1C pilot and participated in Operation Apache Snow.

Rights and Access

Access Restrictions
Restricted: Addresses, Social Security Numbers

Collection Inventory

Contents
Box
Folder
Location
General Orders Number 2769, Award of the Army Commendation Medal, D Troop, 1st Squadron, 1st Cavalry, 101st Airborne Division, March 27, 1969
1
1
D079.6D
Special Orders Number 102, Assignment Orders for Felix Ray Knight, Jr., April 12, 1969
General Orders Number 4572, Award of the Bronze Star Medal, D Troop, 1st Squadron, 1st Cavalry, 101st Airborne Division, May 12, 1969
General Orders Number 6055, Award of the Purple Heart to Felix Ray Knight, Jr. May 30, 1969
General Orders Number 7397, Award of the Air Medal with "V" Device to Felix Ray Knight, Jr., June 22, 1969
General Orders Number 6534, Award of the Distinguished Flying Cross to Felix Ray Knight, Jr., June 9, 1969
General Orders Number 7765, Amendments to General Orders Number 7397
General Orders Number 8478, Award of the Air Medal with "V" Device to Felix Ray Knight, Jr., July 8, 1969
General Orders Number 8755, Amendments to General Orders Number 8478
General Orders Number 1187, Award of the Air Medal to Felix Ray Knight, Jr., February 10, 1972

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