Gooch’s ‘The Aviators’ Wins Award


VVA life member Rex Gooch received a 2020 Independent Publisher Book Award bronze medal for his book, The Aviators: Stories of U.S. Army Helicopter Combat in the Vietnam War, 1971-72 on May 26.


The book, which we reviewed last year on our Books in Review II page, consists of stories Gooch has collected from fellow Lighthorse Air Cavalry helicopter crewmen in the the 17th Aviation Group, 18th Aviation Company, who served during the Vietnam War in IV Corps at Vinh Long and Can Tho.

The award came in the Best E-Book Design category.


May 27, 2020

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