Arrived in unit:
July 1967 - Sp-4
July 1968 - Sp-4
Duties in unit: Gunner
I Arrived in
Oct 1966 and was assigned to the Comm. section of the 525 Military
Intelligence Bn. in a place called The Plum Farm near War Zone D.
I spent 9 months there, then put in a 1049 to be a
doorgunner. I came to the
68th in July 1967 and was assigned to the 4th platoon (lift) and
loved flying. My AC was
the senior Warrant Officer and he would do all orientation flights of
pilots new to the unit. If
anyone remembers when the slick melted on the flight line, yours
truly was the doorgunner on that one.
training and AIT at Fort Leonard Wood MO. After
leaving the 68th, I went to
for 9 months. I got tired of
that, so put a 1049 in to go back to
I was assigned to the 5th Cav. Stationed at Fire Support Base
Dolly somewhere in the Central Highlands.
I spent about 6 weeks doing that, and then was sent to Phuc Vien
for 3 weeks prior to DROS. I
became a civilian again after 4 years of service.
past 7 years I have been a Personal Care Assistant Provider.
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