Same operation. Whoever was behind us on the APC (VN MBT) was picture happy.
On a search and destroy operation somewhere southwest of Da Nang
Lt. Lao looking for something inside his M113 APC
APCs in the troop were on perimeter duty all the time with partial crews.
Lt. Lao and Staff Sergeant Straughn
MACV compound in Quang Tri
At Hoi An, Vietnam compound in 1966
Tunnel to bunker under house.
Staff Sergeant Straughn
Vietnamese troops getting ready for some kind of ceremony.
Vietnam Veterans of America
The Way We Were
Viet Cong controlled country.
John and Lt. Lao
.30s are bad enough, glad they're not .50s
Propoganda message in the boonies.
Lt.Lao, CO 2nd of 4th VN Cavalry
Vietnam awards ceremony. John's counterpart front and center.
Off to pay officer duty inGermany.
Gary Hutchison Memorial Chapter 1028