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Robert P. Caron Collection

Robert P. Caron Collection

Biographical Information

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Name:
Robert P. Caron
State of Birth:
NY
Home State:
FL
Gender
Male

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1956-1967
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Army
Unit of Service
2nd Gun Battalion, 38th Artillery; 57th Aviation Company; 187th Avation Company; 147th Medium Helicopter Company
Location of Service
Germany; Korea; United States; Turkey; Vietnam
Prisoner of War
No
Service History Note
The veteran served as a pilot flying C-7A Caribou, CH-47 Chinook, UH-1 Huey, UAF, Beechcraft U-21, U-6A Beaver aircraft. He was commissioned via the US Military Academy at West Point in 1956.

War or Conflict
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Military Status
Civilian
Dates of Service
1968-1975
Location of Service
Vietnam; Thailand; Laos; Cambodia
Battles/Campaigns
Operation Frequent Wind
Prisoner of War
No

War or Conflict
Cold War
Military Status
Veteran
Dates of Service
1977-1985
Entrance into Service
Commissioned
Branch of Service
Army
Highest Rank
Major
Prisoner of War
No

View Digital CollectionCollection Information

Type of Resource:
Video: Digital File [1 item] -- Oral history interview
Manuscript: Clippings [9 items] -- Mixed (handwritten and typewritten documents)
Manuscript: Memoirs [3 items] -- Typewritten document
Manuscript: Periodicals [1 item] -- Typewritten document
Photograph: Photocopy of photographic print [2 items] -- Photograph
Interviewer:
Joe Galloway
Contributor Affiliation/Organization:
The United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration
Collection #:
AFC/2001/001/117980
Subjects:
Caron, Robert P.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal Narratives
Air America--Personal Narratives
Cold War--Personal Narratives
United States. Army.
Cite as:
Robert P. Caron Collection
(AFC/2001/001/117980), Veterans History Project, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress
 
 

 

Last Edit: 2020-10-16
 

 

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