Col. Baer (Bde CO) and Lt David
Lt. David, Col. Baer (Bde. CO), SGM. Peters, and Cpt. Vavrek
Art Gaskill and Jimmy Hayes
Larry Crockett at Khe Sahn April '68.
Frank Vavrek in Tay Ninh after we
moved south from Quang Tri in Nov 68.
Vavrek, CO, SP4 Packer aka "Spiderman", Company RTO (back to
the camera) the company headquarters on operation in I Corps.
Sp/4 "Spiderman" Packer (Company RTO), Robert Irvine, (Bn
RTO sitting) Frank Vavrek (CO), ? on same operation as the
previous picture.( If anyone can remember the name of other
trooper in these photos, please contact me so I can post them.)
Lt. David, Cpt. Vavrek, ?, Sp. Irvine
One of the Russian Trucks Lt. N DeMille's
2nd platoon captured in the A Shau Valley
April 26th 1968.
French Tower guarding the bridge over the
Thach Hahn River at highway1 in Quang
Tri about 20 kliks south of the "Z". It still
stands per Larry Crocketts trip there in
LZ Pedro, 2nd platoon members with Lt.Alexander
Holodiloff,"The Mad Russian" he is the tall guy on
left in back. One of our excellent Officers.
Larry Crockett in the A Shau Valley,
Bridge over the River Thach Hahn on
Highway 1.These are 2nd platoon members.
2nd Platoon members on LZ Mustang November '68.
We had just built this LZ in record time and would
have one of our and C Company's worst firefights
that ran off and on for 3 days and nights. These men
were very brave men, not all of them made it home.
MEDAL OF HONOR
IN HONOR AND REMEMBRANCE OF
DONALD R. "SKEETER" JOHNSTON FOR
ACTIONS MARCH 21, 1969 DURING AN
ENEMY BREACH OF LZ WHITE.
DONALD JOHNSTON PICTURED HERE
FAR RIGHT, WITH TWO MEMBERS OF
HIS SQUAD, CENTER IS MIKE GILLIS
AND FAR LEFT IS JOHN MCCULLOUGH
(THIS PHOTO IS PROVIDED BY JOHN).
TAKEN THE 20TH OF MARCH, 1969 AT A
STOPOVER ON AN OLD AIR FORCE BASE
ENROUTE TO LZ WHITE AND THE FIGHT
OF THEIR LIVES.
Jumping Mustang's,2000 reunion, L to
R, Front Row, Glenn Sheathelm, Fred
Carrizales, John "Pappy" Loughran,
Fernando Ocontrillo, Gary Bruno,
William Crisp. Back Row, Neal Bill
Hunt, Bruce Parry, Frank Vavrek,
Musial, William Horne.
|Delta Company 1965 - 1971
Photos page 2
|Thanks to Warren David for sharing.