Retired military personnel -- United States
Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:
Contains awards, certificates, and plaques, both received by and awarded by Gail S. Halvorsen. Dated 1938-2017.
Contains artifacts, including parachutes, hankerchiefs, other textiles and memorabilia related to Halvorsen's post-military retirement. Dated approximately 1948-2011.
Contains items given to Gail S. Halvorsen by schools in recognition of Operation Little Vittles. Includes projects created by school children and learning packets related to the Candy Bomber. Materials dated 1989-2017.
Contains newspapers, articles, newsletters, magazines and press releases, many relating to certain events, all relating to Gail S. Halvsorsen's life and career after retirement from the military. Dated 1970-2016.
Letters, emails, and invitations relating to Gail S. Halvorsen's activities during the Berlin Airlift in Germany, his military career in Germany and the United States, his missions for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England and Russia, his post-military retirement, and his personal and family life. Dated 1943-2017.
Letters, emails, and cards related to Gail S. Halvorsen's life after he retired from the military. Contains letters relating to his job at Brigham Young University in Utah and letters and pictures from fans around the world. Contains letters and emails for various events and school visits that Gail participated in since his retirement from the military. Dated 1977-2017.
Papers from events attended by Gail S. Halvorsen in the U.S. and Europe, including military events, candy drops, autograph sessions, museum openings, guest appearances at performances, and awards ceremonies. Also includes brochures, itineraries, invitations, name tags, and other papers. Materials are dated 1974-2018.
Papers, awards, video and audio recordings, and memorabilia collected by Gail S. Halvorsen during his lifetime. Includes materials from the Berlin Airlift, his Air Force career, and from his later retirement and missions for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Dated 1920-2018.
Contains papers, media, and memorabilia documenting the life of Gail S. Halvorsen after his retirement from the United States Air Force. Includes records of his continued contact with Germany, his humanitarian activities, and candy drops and visits he performed at various locations around the globe. Materials dated 1948-2017.