The Mighty Ninth

Strive To Reach The Summit


Most viewed - Don Blankin
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DB-4.JPGUnknown FO363 viewsCan you help us identify this FO?
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Duc_Lap.JPGBattle Site343 viewsFO Roger Fulkerson was KIA in this area. {See related "war story" - The Coffin Corner}.
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DonBlankin.jpgBan-me-Thuot316 views1968 - Nasty mud, says Don.
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DB-5.JPGSp5 PJ Newlin, FDC312 views"PJ" ran the FDC for "B" Battery. You will find another photo of "PJ" in Tom Roman's photo album.
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DB-3.JPGCollect call?302 viewsDon handles a call from the best artillery tool in Vietnam - the CONEX container FDC.
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DB-7.JPGSafe & Sound?285 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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DB-1.JPGLt Blankin and "friend" in background.260 viewsMaybe he was stealing Donnie's beer.
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DB-2.JPGVietnam Yearbook248 viewsWell, if we had one, this is what Don's picture would look like.

Donny was a graduate of Ft Sill's OCS Academy.
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DB-6.JPG"Bootlegger"246 viewsThe mascot of "B" Battery, circa 1969.
     
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