36th Transportation Battalion

Typical gun trucks mounted with quad .50 cal. machine guns. Trucks were inserted into convoys to provide firepower to thwart ambushes

Base camp at Cam Ranh Bay, 1968

Ken with hooch maid at Cam Ranh Bay

Ken served with the 442nd Transportation Company (Medium Truck), 36th Transportation Battalion in Cam Ranh Bay from December 1967 to August 1968.

Transportation Corps Emblem

Graduation Day at Ft. Leonard Wood, 1967


Gary Hutchison Memorial Chapter 1028

Vietnam Veterans of America



Ken Hampton

It's been decades since we served. But to many of us, it seems like only yesterday.  Today we are old and slow; but once we were young and swift.  For those who never knew us then; and for those who can't remember when, take a look back at‚Äč  the way we were:

The Way We Were