Mighty Mouse heading out. Photo by Ernie Patrick who was with the "Blues". from March, to July, 1970. Ernie says he wasn't in country very long. Ship was shot down and he was sent to hospital in Da Nang, Cam Rahn Bay, Japan then to Fort Gordon, Ga. Finally sent to Fort Hood where he stayed until discharge He was with D-Troop, 1st Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment. Courtesy of Mike Gustin
This picture is the extraction of the body of a US paratrooper killed in action (KIA) in the jungle near the Cambodian border is lifted up to an evacuation helicopter in War Zone C on May 14, 1966. The zone, encompassing the city of Tay Ninh and the surrounding area north of Saigon, was the site of the Viet Cong's headquarters in South Vietnam. Photo by Henri Huet.