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Document Details


Title: Myron Everton
Local code: OH0233
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Texas Tech University. Vietnam Archive
Collection: Vietnam Archive Oral History Project
Description: (USAF) Myron M. Everton, originally from Columbia, North Carolina, served in the U.S. Air Force from 1949 until 1972. During World War II, Myron served in the U.S. Maritime Service. In 1949, he volunteered for the U.S. Air Force in which he trained in B-25s, B-29s, served as a flight instructor, a Professor of Air Sciences in the University of Cincinnati Air Force ROTC program, obtained a MA in Education, School Administration, and served in Panama as Assistant Training Officer. In 1967, Myron was sent to Mactan AB, Philippines, as a C-130 Aircraft Commander in the 774th Tactical Airlift Squadron, 463rd Tactical Airlift Wing. He flew his missions in Vietnam out of Than Son Nhut AB, Saigon, and served there as Aircraft Commander, Forward Airlift Operations Officer, and Operations Liaison with the 834th Air Division. In Vietnam, he successfully completed 392 combat missions. Myron retired from the USAF in 1972 as a Lieutenant Colonel. OH0233 - part of the Myron Everton Collection
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Speaker: Everton, Myron
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker occupation: Military personnel
Document date: Undated
Historical events discussed: Vietnam Conflict, 1955-1975
Locations discussed: Asia; North America; United States; Vietnam
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Asia; Military camps--Vietnam; North America; Oral history; United States; United States--Armed Forces; United States--Military history; Vietnam; Vietnam Conflict, 1955-1975; Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975--Atrocities; Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975--Veterans
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0025293-27141