Erick W. Miller adds: Sgt Roberts. Jimmy Swindell is next to him, Wally Berry, the guy standing up in front of Donnie is Gregory Keuhl; he was burned by Napalm over his entire body. Dave 'Combat' Kuhlman by Wally. Jose was a good guy. Photo by Santos G. Castillo.
Ben Norman with a XM21 sniper rifle (modified M-14), the eye piece to the starlight scope in my ruck sack. The starlight scope attached to the XM-21 and gave them night vision accuracy up to 300 meters. "I was working with 1st of the 5th Mech Unit (Flame Throwers). The name of the APC (Armoured Personal Carrier) behind me is 'BIG GEL.'" -Ben Norman. Photo by Ben Norman.
Photo taken age 20 after two tours Vietnam, taken in D.C. while assigned at Marine Barracks 8th and I HQ. Other units India 3/3/3 - HQ Regiment 3/26 - G-1 1st MarDiv - S-1 3/5 and last unit was S-1 1/1/1. Sergeant Rex C. McBee Oct 67 to July 72. Photo by Rex C. McBee.
UH-1 helicopter, aerial delivery of personnel. During the Vietnam War, the United States relied on the helicopter as never before. The helicopter's role in combat expanded enormously in this conflict as thousands of "choppers" rapidly transported personnel throughout the war zone. Heavily armed helicopters offered a fearsome component to ground operations as close air support. Photo by Douglas Pike.