US Army Special Forces NCO (non-commissioned officer) who was stationed on an airstrip somewhere in the middle of bad guy territory. Photo by David Adams, a Cobra pilot in the gun group during the years 1970-1971 with the Scout Platoon, D Troop, 1st Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment. 1969-1970. Courtesy of Mike Gustin.
Soldiers telling stories to children. James Peeler - "Story time told by two big 'baby killers.'" Photo by Mariano Guzman who served as one of D-Troop's "Blues" while serving with D-Troop, 1st Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment. 1969-1970. Courtesy of Mike Gustin.
Vietnamese children, with one holding a kool-aid packet. Apparently the soldiers stationed in Vietnam were trained and learned to be suspicious of everything. Not knowing who was friendly or foe. Guerrilla warfare takes a terrible toll on soldiers. There was a question as to what was really in the kool-aid pouch. Photo by Paul Plante