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Document Details


Title: Richard Hamilton
Local code: OH0288
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Texas Tech University. Vietnam Archive
Collection: Vietnam Archive Oral History Project
Description: (USAF) Richard E. Hamilton, originally from Portland, Oregon, served in the U.S. Air Force from 1956 until 1959 and from 1962 until 1988. He also served in the California Air National Guard from 1959 until 1962. Dick first went to Southeast Asia in 1965 TDY from MacDill AFB with the 47th Tactical Fighter Squadron (TFS) and was stationed at Ubon RTAB. There he served as the Squadron Scheduling Officer, Assistant Flight Commander, and flew missions in the F-4C over Laos and North and South Vietnam, taking part in Operations BARREL ROLL and ROLLING THUNDER. Dick went back to Southeast Asia in 1970 with the 389th TFS and was stationed at Phu Cat AB, RVN. There he served as Flight Commander and Wing Weapons Officer and flew missions in the F-4D over North and South Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia. OH0288 - part of the Richard Hamilton Collection
Extent: 79 pages
URL: http://star.vietnam.ttu.edu/cgi-bin/starfetch.exe?qkPKkYyAvaktOrtm4BUEi5w2LbT.EmKyxRWTWudfIEpbCAkyz@Gl1T@xIu@WLcVkeOmS2rpgwjvkxfkipPLHuW5dKdcPOIlX/OH0288.pdf
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Time span: Not indicated ... to 2003 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Hamilton, Richard
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker place of birth: Portland, OR; Oregon; United States; North America
Speaker occupation: Military personnel; Pilot
Document date: 10-Apr-2003
Interviewer: Verrone, Richard Burks
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: OHI0025313-27164