Photo by Ronald Walker. "Soldier who was with the Scout Platoon. Joined D-Troop at Gray Base Ft. Hood, in Spring of 1968. Then to 'Nam when we all flew over on the 707 and was Lt. Skinner's crew chief from Ft. Hood until he was killed in Aug 68. ETS (Expiration of Term of Service) in Jan 69. Was there when the LRP ate the frog and died. Was there when Rodriguez killed the tiger. When Ken Christol was shot up. Was there when our Blue was killed in '68 after Skinner." Scout Platoon, D-Troop, 1st Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment. Courtesy of Mike Gustin. http://www.dtroop.com/
Soldiers Helping Soldiers During a Fire Fight in Hue, Southern Vietnam
As fellow troopers aided wounded buddies, a paratrooper of A Company, 101st Airborne, guides a medical evacuation helicopter through the jungle foliage to pick up casualties during a five-day patrol of an area southwest of Hue, South Vietnam, April 1968. This photograph is featured on the cover of the Associated Press' book 'Vietnam: The Real War.'
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