During my tour of duty, I took several hundred photo's of the war and surrounding countryside. This photo album contains just a few of the photo's I thought you would be interested in seeing. I hope you enjoy the photo's.....
|Vietnamese locals cleaning rice patty rats for supper.
I learned quickly never to ask what it was we were eating.
|This photo was taken while flying over Saigon.|
|My going home, ETS, party. These are all Red Knights. The only name I can recall is Rex Ryker, rear right. Whenever he would return from sick call everyone would clap.|
|After being promoted to platoon Sgt. of the Red Knights, I took this picture of a fraction of the platoon. Can't remember their names other than Vandyne standing on the right.|
|Here I am holding a bullet I managed to retrieve from inside my chopper. We were flying a VIP mission near Cambodia when we took 13 hits and went down north of Chi Lang.|
|The cold shower, brrrr; and the theater is the tent to the left. This was behind our new two story barracks.|
|My first door gunner after I became Crewchief, PFC. Martinez|
|A aerial view of our old homestead, Vinh Long Airfield.|
|A single Cobra escort over Saigon.|
|Another aerial snapshot of Saigon.|
|I was also flying VIP this day. That is Ambassador Bunker with the press in pursuit at Can Tho soccer field.|
|My first pilot CW2 Larson in an old steam roller. He's hard to see but he's in there. Oh well, it's a good shot of the old time steam roller anyway.|
|On top one of the Three Sister Mountains looking towards Cambodia; at Chi Lang. This is one of my most colorful terrain shots.|
|Here I am dressed in the flight jacket that I would keep under my seat to protect the vitals.|
|My friend Tipton (left) and I waiting near some small outpost.|
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