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Aircraft -- Skyhawk -- A-4C

 Subject
Subject Source: Topics (Dtic)

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Triple Stix Diary

 Item
Identifier: 2012.04
Abstract During the ship’s 1967 deployment to Vietnam, four junior pilots in squadron VA-34 – Bernard Fipp, Ben Heald, James VanLiere and Brian Walker shared bunkroom 0111 in the fo’c’s’le. They nicknamed their accommodations “Triple Stix.” The four men kept a shared diary from 11 May 1967 through 23 Nov 1967 in which they describe their missions, as well as their antics aboard the ship. The diary is a highly opinionated account of their service and their squadronmates. In 2010, Bernard Fipp...
Dates: Majority of material found within May 11, 1967 – November 23, 1967