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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Content

Restrictions

Related Material

Separated Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

William H. Jones Collection

Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University Logo

William H. Jones Collection

Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA)



Descriptive Summary

Creator: William H. Jones
Title: William H. Jones Collection (Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA)),
Dates: No Date
Abstract: AH-1G Cobra pilot flight helmet and a cavalry hat document William Hayden (Pappy) Jones' service in Vietnam with F Troop, 4th Cavalry.
Collection #: 2120
Quantity: 2 linear feet
Language: English
Repository: The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Biographical Note

William Hayden (Pappy) Jones was born on 29 January 1938 in Russellville, Arkansas. He enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1956 and then in the United States Army in 1960. Jones went to Vietnam in 1967 and was assigned to MACV Headquarters. He went to Germany after his tour and then returned to Vietnam as a warrant officer with MACVSOG in 1969. From 1971-1972, Jones seved in Vietnam with F Troop, 4th Cavalry. He retired from the U.S. Army in 1977 and passed away on 12 September 2006.

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Scope and Content

AH-1G Cobra pilot flight helmet and a cavalry hat document William Hayden (Pappy) Jones' service in Vietnam with F Troop, 4th Cavalry.

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Restrictions

Access Level

Restricted: 145th Combat Aviation Battalion (Vietnam) Association, Membership Directory, 1993-1995

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Related Material

Digitized Materials in this Collection


Related Collections


  • Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection: Command Progress Reports
  • Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection: Fact Sheets
  • Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection: General Files
  • Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection: Historical Reference Directory
  • Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection: Lam Son 719
  • Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection: Manuals
  • Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection: Membership Directory
  • Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection: Operations
  • Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection: VHPA Newsletters
  • Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection: Other Newsletters
  • Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection: Periodicals
  • Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection: Unit Histories - 1st Aviation Brigade
  • Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection: Unit Histories - 1st Cavalry Division
  • Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection: Unit Histories - Air Force
  • Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection: Unit Histories - Artillery
  • Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection: Unit Histories - Major Commands
  • Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection: United States Army Aviation School
  • Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection: Unit Histories - Marine Corps
  • Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection: Unit Histories - Medical Units
  • Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection: Unit Histories - Navy
  • Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection: Unit Histories - Transportation and Maintenance Units
  • Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection: United States Primary Helicopter School
  • Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection: Unit Histories - Other Units
  • Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection: Printed Material
  • William Fitzgerald Collection
  • Michael Sloniker Collection
  • Charles E. Oualline Collection
  • 361st Aviation Company Collection
  • William H. Jones Collection
  • Kirby Lawson Collection
  • Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association (VHPA) Collection
  • N. G. Brown Collection
  • John H. (Jack) Salm, Jr. Collection
  • Gary Roush Collection
  • Howard D. Horton Collection
  • Richard K. Macauley Collection
  • Harold D. Bass Collection
  • Larry Leonard Collection
  • Ronald P. (Phil) Marshall

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Separated Material

Photographs:


  • VA056178: John Spancer and William Hayden "Pappy" Jones

Maps:


  • Section 12, Drawer 5: Quang Tri Province

Museum Objects:


  • 2120museum3265: 4th Cavalry hat
  • 2120museum3266: AH-1G Cobra pilot flight helmet
  • 2120museum3460: Crown Royal Box (See folder 1 for significance)
  • 2120museum3461: T-Shirt, Centaur 59

Electronic Media:


  • 2120EM0471: CD-Rom: Vietnam Helicopter History Interactive Multimedia CD-Rom

Periodicals:


  • Army Digest, January 1970

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Administrative Information

Prefered Citation:

[Identification of Item], Box #, Folder #, William H. Jones Collection. 21200000000. The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas.

Accession Numbers


2008-0174

Processed by:

J. Furr

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Original Online Finding Aid

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Collection Inventory

 

William H. Jones Collection

box folder
1 1 Document outlining the events culminating in the nomination of William Jones for the Congressional Medal of Honor
Unofficial Guide to Fort Rucker Uniited States Army Aviation Center & School, 1970
Centaur, F Troop (Air) 4th U.S. Cavalry, Vietnam 1971-1972 Unit History/yearbook
Significance of Crown Royal box (see museum objects)

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