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Vietnam era Vets; please read and post

This is a discussion on Vietnam era Vets; please read and post within the U.S. Military Services & Veterans forums, part of the Protect & Serve category; Vietnam era vets; please post your branch and duty. I appreciate your response. I was in the infantry in Vietnam in 1970. D/1/6 Infantry, 198th ...


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Old 06-23-2008, 06:20 PM   #1
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Vietnam era Vets; please read and post

Vietnam era vets; please post your branch and duty. I appreciate your response.

I was in the infantry in Vietnam in 1970.
D/1/6 Infantry, 198th Infantry Brigade, Americal Division. Sergeant E-5, WIA.

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Old 06-23-2008, 06:22 PM   #2
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Hi there....70-71, Aircraft Armament (helicopter gunships) Spec 5, E troop, 1st of the 9th Cav, 1st Cav Div.
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Old 06-23-2008, 06:30 PM   #3
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Check this thread: www.xdtalk.com/forums/u-s-military-services-veterans/29088-vietnam-vets.html


By the way, in 1969 I served as the OIC of the 1st Cavalry Division sniper team and in 1970 I led a MACV Special Ops team...all in lll Corps. Welcome home, Hurrel.
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I Corps only.

7th Comm Bn, 3rd MAF, and 5th Comm Bn.

Moved around quite a bit, but never got farther south than Da Nang.
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USAF 1960-1967 Da Nang '67
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Old 06-23-2008, 11:12 PM   #6
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Airborne Coordination Center, 509th Radio Research Group, Whitebirch Station, Saigon, RVN '69-'70.
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Old 07-27-2008, 06:36 PM   #7
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Veitnam Era Vet..... 6/58 thru 6/61

U.S.Navy, I never got outside the United States, my rate would have never let go incountry Veitnam was a Special Weapons Tech I spent my enlistment at a USNM stateside in the Southeast after finnishing E&E "P" School at Great Lakes, Special Weapons "A" School in NM and "C" School at NAS Norfolk. I own a plank at my final duty station as I was part of the commisioning party of the Magazine in the fall of 1959.
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Combined Action Group(CAG) @Quang Tri(Dec67-Apr 68, then 3rd Tanks Northern ICorp(Leatherneck Square/DMZ) until Jan68, Second tour Feb 68 back to 3rd Tanks (DMZ)until Aug 69 , (DAV).
3rd Mar Div
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Old 08-02-2008, 06:49 PM   #9
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Talking Viet Nam Vet USS Bon Homme Richard (CVA-31)

BM3c USN 1960/1964 Sept & October 1964 off the Gulf of Tonkin.
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Old 08-05-2008, 01:12 PM   #10
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Just in the 'Nam:

AO3 (E-4) Flight Deck Ordnance, USS Bon Homme Richard (CVA-31)
South China Sea - Gulf of Tonkin (Combat Ops) '65

AO1 (E-6) Ordnance, Armory, Perimeter Defense LPO, AO/QAR, Aircrewman. Light Attack Squadron Four (VAL-4) (Black Pony)
TF-116 Riverine, Binh Thuy, IV Corps (Mekong Delta) '71-'72


I see there's another 'Durty Dick' sailor present!
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