The Mighty Ninth

Strive To Reach The Summit

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DB-7.JPGSafe & Sound?273 viewsAlways conforting to know that all the "stuff" you dragged to Nam is ready and waiting for you when you go home.
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BY-2.jpgRTO273 viewsUNKNOWN at this time, he served as the RTO for the FO. Note the thickness of the jungle canopy. A clear illustration of the challenge of knowing where you are at all times. Nothing back home prepared you for this.
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English2.JPGPanoramic View272 viewsA wide-shot view of the palm trees, lowlands and mountains from LZ English.
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WS-4.JPGBattle at LZ Oasis271 viewsMay, 1969: The Attack on LZ Oasis. "Double click" on the photo and it enlarges; the second click enlarges further. A photo of Maj Tarr, the FAC mentioned in the 2nd column, can be found in Mike Kurtgis' photo album.
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DP1a.JPGCam Ranh Bay - Barracks271 viewsFall, 1967. After flying from Minneapolis to SF, I spent a few days in process in Oakland. Then flew to Anchorage and Yokota AFB (Japan) enroute to CRB. Spent a few days processing here before being assigned to the 4th ID in Pleiku. Picture taken enroute to R&R in Australia.
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BongSon.jpgRSOP to LZ English270 viewsRushing to set up "A" Battery at LZ English in Bong Son. Lt Dauphin laying the battery. Photo taken by Lt Dennis Munden.
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WS-3.JPGLZ Oasis269 viewsLZ Oasis, circa 1966-67. "Dragon Mountain" can be seen in the background.
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MK318.jpgMemorial269 viewsIn Memory of Maj Michael Davis O'Donnell.
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English.JPGPalm Trees266 viewsA contrast of palm trees and the hills in the background near LZ English.

Bong Son was the site of LZ English.
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Stateside_Again.jpgBack Home265 viewsBack home again...wearing khakis. End of Mission.
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Ables7.jpg265 views
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3d_Bde_Record,_2-9th.jpgThe Springer Scrapbook265 views
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