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Document Details


Title: Timothy Lockley
Local code: OH0267
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Texas Tech University. Vietnam Archive
Collection: Vietnam Archive Oral History Project
Description: (USAF) Timothy C. Lockley, originally from Jackson, Mississippi, served in the U.S. Air Force from 1966 until 1973. He first went to Southeast Asia TDY in December 1966 where he was based out of Tan Son Nhut AB as a member of the maintenance team with the 773rd Tactical Airlift Squadron (TAS) until April 1967. He was among the first crews to participate in the dropping of "Daisy Cutter" ordinance. Tim went back to Southeast Asia TDY from 1968 to 1969 to Mactan and Clark AB, The Philippines, as a member of the 763rd TAS ("The Green Weasels"). He was based out of Saigon and Cam Ranh Bay during this deployment while flying in South Vietnam. Tim was eventually promoted to Maintenance Supervisor and Crew Chief. In 1971, he was sent to Ching Chuan Kan AB, Taiwan ("Peppergrinder") and flew missions in South Vietnam and Laos. In 1972, he spent some time at Udorn RTAFB with the 7th Airborne Command and Control Squadron. Overall, Tim spent 27 months in Southeast Asia over his seven year enlistment. OH0267 - part of the The Timothy Lockley Collection
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Speaker: Lockley, Timothy
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker place of birth: Jackson, MS; Mississippi; United States; North America
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: OHI0025364-27208