Dave Hulsey’s E/2/3 Squad in the DMZ
Mike Wynn submissions (B/1/3 1967)
Me in the rack on the Sanctuary Smitty-Me-Marshall and Stroud on the Sanctuary Me in the rice paddy My photo taken in 1967 that was altered and put on album cover Original photo Photo used on poster for a war documentary.
“Bird’s” (George Angilan’s- passed in 2009) Nam Pictures C/1/3 60MM Mortars Oct 67 to Nov 68)
Getting ready for something! Air Strike USS Iwo Jima Possibly Sgt Bonnie Sobie at A-3 Possibly Johnson at A-3 Sm Bunker or Fighting Hole Cpl Bosley in Mortar Pit w/Unk Bless at A-3 Bird Bird again Bird Bird and Ink Bum (me) Cpl Ewing Bird Crossing ravine Me at C-4 Bruce Irgens at C-4 NVA Prisoner George and unk Possibly Bird and Ewings w/Prisoner Mortars by LST or Mike Boat unk Mortars at C-4 Looks like Bomb Crater me and Ewings at C-4 Possible Mike Boat ride Me HOME in 68 infront of my house. With my Dad’s 1968 GMC P/U w/12″ tires. The OG truck with Over Size tires. Possibly started the craze. Who Knows?
Bless’s (Ray Blessinger’s) Vietnam Pictures C/1/3 60MM Mortars May 67 to Mar 68
Sobie,Ewings,Asher,Boss,Bird,Johnson, Bacon Mortars and Weapons guys. Henry,Irgens, Kauffman, Sgt Art, Daughtery, Me, Bird and others at C-4 Mortars and Weapons at C-4 Ewings,Sgt Art, Johnson, Bacon, Daughtery At C-4 Me,Westfall,Unk,Johnson, Sobie Me and Bird Me and Bird C-4 Rocket we all made! Sobie and Me in Ammo Bunker at C-4 Sobie and Cpl Bosley Reaction Force Huffman in front Practice w/ 60MM Mortar Bird and Kaufman Reaction Force 2-unks,Bird,Henry,Irgens Bless This is a Dirty job Me, Bosley, Bless w/Mortar Me getting my hair cut $2.00 Hair Cut, leave my sideburns Punji pit Pit again Water to DRINK! 4-Hallowzone tablets. WET!
Sgt Bonnie’s (Clyde Bonnelyeke)Nam Photos C/1/3 3rd Platoon then Weapons Sgt Oct 67 to May 68
60MM Mortars C/1/3 Johnson, Westfall, Bosley,Sobie,Bless,Me, Ewings Bird (RIP) George Angilan-RIP Cpl Ewings on right Unk,Unk,Sgt Bonnie, Lee Levesque(passed in 2012-RIP Lee) Sgt Bonnie w/M-60 machine gun Possibly Doc Freeman
Sobie’s (Tom Sobranski’s) Nam Photos C/1/3 60MM Mortars Nov 66 to Dec 67
Air Strike ahead Me sitting on the side of road, taking a break Sobie,Boss,Bless,Westphall River Crossing 60MM Mortars at C-4 Sobie and Bless Sobie w/Beer Sobie Bless(?) and Sobie Sobie w/Gook Hat Sobie Jerry Graham(B/1/3) and Sobie from same hometown Sobie Westphal(?) and unk Bless,Gook Kid,Me, Sgt Wilson(?),Johnson(?) Me and Unk
Bill Taylor’s Nam Photos C/1/3 2nd Platoon Feb 67- Jan 68
C-4 Mess Hall Bless and Cooks C-4 Looking from a Tank 2nd Platoon at C-4 Taylor by 4.2 Mortars Taylor and others on Tank C-4 Amtrak C-4 Sgt Art and Sgt Bacon 2nd Platoon again C-4 Tank C-4 2nd Platoon C-4 Taylor’s squad at C-4 Poss Dan Varner KIA Oct 11,1967 Op Medina Helicopter Poss Op Medina Helicopter again LZ for Helicopters Taylor Taylor again. Taylor w/ 4.2 Mortar crew at C-4 On the move! Unk w/Taylor Stopped at Ville-Hooch Taylor w/Kids Mama Son preparing food Bunker at C-4 Taylor loading a 81MM Mortar at C-4 w/crew Taylor w/Corpsmen at C-4 Doc Ski in group 81MM Mortar again At C-4 again Op Medina possibly On Operation Op Medina possibly Bill’s Gun Hole Op Medina Possibly Ed Niederberger Ed again Op Medina Taylor again
Larry Hargrave 3rd Platoon Charlie 1/3 Feb 67 to Mar 68 (Larry passed Dec 24, 2008-He had said he “Hoped to make it to a Reunion-never did” ! His widow sent me his Nam pictures!
Say What? Herd of Water Buffalo US Navy Truck Water Buffalo Picture inside poss CH-46 Helicopter USS Santuary from a Helicopter Hargrave Hargrave Hargrave CH-46 Helicopter CH-46 Helicopter Hargrave USS Okinawa Flight Deck Flight Deck Tower #3 USS Okinawa LPH-3 Poss Ron Lawrence Poss Ron Lawrence M-60 Machine Gun training on Flight Deck M-16 training M-16 training PT-Running on Flight Deck M-16 Training Machine Gun Training Machine Gun Training M-60 and M16 Training Subic Bay, Philippines USS Santuary Subic Bay again Subic Bay again Subic Bay again USS Santuary Subic Bay Subic Bay again Subic Bay Unk Marine M-14 6 Bye Truck Motor Transport Poss Church Jeep w/ CH-53 Helicopters on airstrip CH-46 w/Marines LZ CH-46 w/Marines LZ Air Strip CH-46 CH-46 Amtrac Beach area Amtrac Training possibly Amtrac Training Work Detail Training possibly Amtrac Amtrac Amtrac Amtrak Amtrak Poss bridge at Da Nang Amtrak Beach area Beach area Beach area Pagota Perimeter wire Cementary Cementary Prisoners Searching a Ville Searching a Ville Searching a Ville Search of Ville Arty Round 105 or 155MM Arty Round Arty Round Hargrave w/Captured Weapons Rt one AK-47 Larry and Unk Sky Crane w/load Larry and 2-Unks Amtrak poss Cua Viet C-4 Unks C-4 Unks C-4 Larry and Unk C-4 Bunker Hagrave w/NVA Helmet C-4 from Watch Tower C-4 again C-4 again C-4 again C-4 again 60MM Mortar Pit C-4 Bunkers w/ 6 or 8 Holer Out House C-4 Looking North C-4 Bunker with Fighting Hole next to water C-4 Tank Tank again Tank Tank again Larry in Bunker Larry again Larry again Bill Taylor Bill Taylor again Ron Lawrence Larry saying Hello Ron Lawrence Unk Unk Larry again Unk Unks Larry’s squad 4.2 Mortar at C-4 4.2 Mortar again Poss 45 Cal Pistol training unk type atenna possibly Gun hole w/ 105 Recoilless rifle Gun Hole again w/105 recoilless rifle Firing the 105 Recoilless Firing again Gun Hole w/Recoilless rifle Wires out front of Gun Hole Larry w/81 MM Mortar at C-4 81MM Mortar 81MM Mortar at C-4 Burning the Shitters Unknot where Poss Quang Tri Quang Tri? Tank! Tank going away US Army Chinook CH-47 CH-47 again CH-47 again US Army Huey Helicopter Larry and Squad at Quang Tri Sky Crane w/load Unk Operation On the move On the move Truck Convoy Quang Tri w/Helicopters Could be Operation s/Phu Bia in Jun 67 Looks like area S/Phu Bia Unk Operation Unk Operation on move Resting poss Gamp Evans Poss Quang Tri Ville Poss Pagota Tank Tank Amtrac Amtrak Amtrak in Ocean Poss Cua Viet Unk Meeting of Minds! AmTrac again
Ed Kalwara C/1/3 Weapons-Machine Guns 1967
CH-34 Training Camp Schwab Unks poss Camp Pendleton Weapons River crossing Ed 3rd back Vietnamese Kids Ed poss Camp Schwab, Okinawa Ed w/ Vietnamese Kids Joe Pearce weapons setting up for night! Unk in Night accommodations! Ed and Martinez I think. Jack Milligan and Joe Pearce(KIA 2nd trip to Nam) Unks out for a walk? Mike Witt and Jack Milligan (both from Iowa) Unk and Witt by Ville Milligan, Witt, Ed, Martinez inside CH-34 Helicopter Ed, Witt, and Milligan Unk Smoke Break! S/Sgt Malloy (KIA Op Buffalo July 6,1967) RIP SIR! You were one of the BEST! Flight Deck USS Okinawa LPH-3 Unk and Ed on Flight Deck Ed with Kids ED CH-34 Helicopter Looking at Something! Vietnamese Lady Vietnamese Man Resting in the Shade! Flight Deck Damaged CH-34 Helicopter Again! Over she goes! Doc Eastman patching unk up for Medivac Unk and Ed M-60 Machine Gun In a Ville, lots of Vietnamese Ed and unk Frank Bilbao(WIA by Napalm Dec 17.1967) Unk w/45 Pistol searching Hooch Ed w/Frank Bilbao patched up! Helicopter Training Camp Schwab, Okinawa Ed Camp Schwab Witt on bed,unk, Bilbao Poss Worker at Camp Schwab Ed w/NEW M-16 Rifle Range Training M-16’s Helicopter poss Training unk and Ed at Beach w/Star Fish Training Okinawa-NTA Training Okinawa Ed and unk Camp Schwab Weapons PLT! at Camp Schwab Wpns again! Unks Tom Harrison, Witt, and unk Subic Bay, Philipines Machine Gunners Martinez and Witt Milligan, Cooper, Witt, Ed, Baden, Cpl Saunders in background Jim Cooper and Cpl Sanders both KIA May 10,1967 Op Beaver Cage Ed and unk Tom Harrison, Ed, Unk going to Club or liberty USS Okinawa Loading USS Okinawa Unk ED w/o glasses Pearce setting up tent Harrison, Ed, unk unk, Witt, Harrison Camp Schwab Theater at Camp Schwab Ed’s poss Graduation at MCRD, San Diego Unk Ville Vietnam Ed Poss USS Okinawa from Landing Craft On Move unk Operation Closer up Unk and radio man Helicopter Door Gunner River Crossing Machine Gunners Deck USS Okinawa unk MCRD Ed by Hootch Poss view from Camp Evans Looking down from CH-34 Helicopter On the Move! Stopped for minute! ED 0n USS Okinawa deck Unk cooking C-Rats Unk and Ed w/ammo can on Deck Dead NVA! Joe Pearce(returned to Nam in 1968, KIA few weeks later! RIP Joe! Poss Subic Bay from the hills! Subic Bay again! another Dead NVA Unk LZ Helicopter Landing Air Strike Napalm! On the Move! Air Strike! Unk area Vietnam Air Strike! Got a Prisoner! Vietnam! Moving the Prisoner poss to Helicopter Ed Unknown on Okinawa Berthing area unk and Ed Catching some rays(sun) on flight deck Ed on flight deck Ed READY! Helicopter landing unk LZ or Operation Napalm again! Beautiful! Helicopter landing! Poss Air Strikes! Vietnamese w/Watter Buffalos off to work! Mama Son w/2 kids by Hootch On the MOVE! Joe Pearce on USS Okinawa (RIP Brother) On the Deck waiting for Helicopter, Going IN again! Another operation!
Pictures taken by William E Fitzgerald during his tour with unknown Company from 1st Bn/ 3rd Marines from May 1966 till May 1967. Pictures submitted to be shared with Marines in the pictures, by Karen (Fitzgerald) Marino.
Pictures from Milton D (Doug) McCarthy C/1/3 2nd Plt 1966 till Aug 17, 1967 WIA Operation Cochise in Que Son Valley. Says pictures of his squad, his best friend Donald Smith known as “Smitty”, and he is in a lot of them!
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