This is a searchable database of all the airfields in South Vietnam
from 1967 to 1973.
Awards & Decorations
Pat Hanavan and Peter Bird have now integrated the awards and
decorations data into the Roster database so that it can be searched and
kept up to date more easily. The first attempt at a search page is posted and can be accessed through the
History Index page.
Wayne Buser's extremely complete roster of all 307 Caribou aircraft
built by deHavilland has now been updated as of 6 September 2010. The link to this page can be found at the
bottom of the Aircraft Page.
New! — Forum
The forum section has been completely updated with new software and you
are encouraged to give it a try. In order to control the spam we
encountered last time around, you will have to register in order to
post. Please give it a try and post your comments!
April 4 Roster
The Roster is now updated through 4 April 2014.
Center for the
The Association’s check and the one from Frank Godek were presented to
the Director of the Center, Dr. Rebecca Hooper, over the holidays.
Click <here> for more information
about the Center and how you can donate.
The special memorial bench we had made was dedicated on the 21st of
June at Maxwell AFB — Gunter Annex. The
information is here.
Advance information is posted
The group photos are now posted
Guy Goodlett is looking for friends from the early years in the 457th at
Cam Ranh. Posted on 31 May 2013.
New information on Agent Orange exposure is posted as of 28
October 2010. This applies to everyone who served in Vietnam, not
This is new feature of the web site that will allow you to read the
formal motions and votes of the Board throughout the year.
November 2012 Newsletter
The November 2012 newsletter is now posted (15 December).
The Missing Man has been updated with Major Roger C. Tripp. (Updated
10 February 2014)
The latest photo update is from Ken Chrisman [535th, 1967],
who was the first USAF Caribou to be shot down.
Several new links to some C-141 sites have been added (17 May 2011).
Congratulations, Dr. Breslin!
On 31 October 2013, CMS Ed Breslin [537, 67] received his Ph.D. in
Management from the University of Phoenix after many years of hard work and
study. Congratulations, Ed, this is a significant accomplishment and the
entire Caribou family is proud of your success. Kudos can be sent to Ed at
Pat Hanavan has finished Volumes I and II of his comprehensive history of C-7A
operations in Southeast Asia. Information is posted on the
Return to Normandy: 2014
The National Warplane Museum is attempting to return their C-47 to the skies
over Normandy for the 70th anniversary of the D-Day Invasion. The link
Check it out and donate if you can. [Submitted by Tom Dawes, 537th
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You will notice the following icon:
at the bottom of some pages. All this means is that I have brought the
page into full compliance with the W3C HTML 4.01 Transitional specification
in preparation for moving to XHTML 1.0 or perhaps HTML 5.