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Item Number
OH0254
Record Number
109914
Title
Interview with Don Timmer
Interview Date
Undated
Collection
Don Timmer Collection
Media Type
Oral History
Length
02:11:48 min/sec
Description
(USN, USAF) Don R. Timmer, originally from Tipp City, Ohio served in the U.S. Air Force. After graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1958, Don worked as a supply officer in Amarillo (Texas) and at McDill AFB (Florida) before undergoing flight training as a Navigator at Harlingen AFB. In August 1967, after six years at Lockborne AFB as a navigator in KC-97 and KC-135s doing airborne refuelling, he went to Vietnam in August 1967 as a navigator in C-123s flying spraying missions in Operation RANCH HAND. Don was based for two months at Bien Hoa and ten months at Da Nang, where he also served as a Target Scheduler. He returned to the U.S.in August 1968 and eventually retired a Lieutenant Colonel after a twenty-one year military career. Interview conducted by Richard B. Verrone, Ph.D.
Citation
Interview with Don Timmer,  Undated, Don Timmer Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 1 Oct. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=OH0254>.
Pub. Credit Line
OH0254, Don Timmer Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 13 Jan 2003[Updated: 30 Jul 2007]

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