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23 Oct Memories (dave Briggs)
WOW, great to hear from you and the memories of driving to Long Ben. I think I was the only Spec 4 with a Spec 5 driver, Top was always concerned about getting his mail. On my daily trip I would pickup mail, movie and soda. the soda I would sell at the movie showing but had to discontinue I ... More
12 Oct Mail clerk replacement (Michael Van Wasshnova)
Hi Dave, It is very good to hear from you. I have thought about you for over 40 years. What I remember about the guy I replaced is that he was from Needham. Mass. Before he left, he, the driver of our vehicle and I were on the highway toward Long Bien to pick-up the mail and a movie. The... More
01 Sep The "Farm" - Rock Quarry, Crusher Site, Asphu (David Bartholomew)
I think that by the time I was there it was assigned to D Co in the 169th, or was that C Co. A banana plantation was all around it. I spent a few nights there.
01 Sep There for QL20 in '71 (David Bartholomew)
I was a 62B20 in A Co. at Long Bien. Worked in the motor pool and also escorted convoys to C and D Companies. Helped move C Co. up the road. People called me Birdlegs.
01 Sep Are many people here from A Co? (David Bartholomew)
I'm from A Company and worked in the motor pool or escorted convoys up QL 20 in 1971. We had some fun there. I wish I had some pictures to share somewhere, but they were all lost. I went by the name "Birdlegs", not that I tell many people.
27 Aug B Co 169th Eng.Bn. (dave Briggs)
Hello Mike, you must have been my replacement i was the mail clerk at Xuan Loc until April 69. remember Mike, Burdick and Jerry Green who had was a old time when i came to country in 68.
10 Aug Xuan Loc and Phuc Lam 1969-1970 Co. B (Michael Van Wasshnova)
Hello, I was the mail clerk at Co. B from April 1969 to March 1970 I would like to contact anyone who was there during that time. A few of the guys I remeber are Mark Davis, who was Capt Terry's driver, Mike Chandler, a guy named Burdick, a guys from hamilton, Ohio with the last name of... More
05 Sep Engr statue at the 169th EB Long Binh gate (Len Ignatowski)
I am writing the history of the QL-20 road building: > Need photos of initial road condition >Construction of the crooked bridge *** Last mystery: The source and disposal of the engineer statue at the front gate of the Long Binh HQ. Most veterans do not remember it, but I have a photograph... More
19 Dec Larry (Donald Tronson)
I remember you My name is Donald Tronson.I was burned really bad and you took care of me,it happened right when we were taking those rabbies shots.OUCH My email ie dltronson@juno.com
20 Nov Hello Old buddy (Tony Respess)
This is the guy they call bear. I was with you during 1969-70. I was a motorgrader operator/dozzer. Looking forward to hearing back from you.

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