Cai Cai, Vietnam 1966: Richard H. Dick James on a military base in Cai Cai, Vietnam. "This picture had to have been taken on a day that we were expecting VIP visitors. Those were usually the only times we ever looked halfway sharp and wore our berets." -Richard H. Dick James. Photo by Richard H. Dick James.
Warrant Officers Taking A Break Outside A 1/1 Cavalry Building
Warrant Officers taking a break outside a 1/1 Cavalry building. "Catching some ray's…(L to R) (all Warrant Officer's) Richard Lebredo, Jimmy McQue, Carl Grey, Danny Mosier, Brad Hicks. Note the D 1/1 CAV painted by the doorway, Battalion made us do that after reports of unauthorized harassment made it up their way, the metal hanger in the background belonged to the medi-vac guys. The white things in the ground are left over rocket pods from the when the Marines owned the area, they are covered by white cones of disposable fiberglass they used to protect the rockets inside against seawater corrosion." -Vietnam Veteran. 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. http://www.dtroop.com/