I was a tank retriever driver, it was early May at about 3:00 am all hell broke out. Next thing I remember is being thrown onto a medivac chopper.Sound familiar to any one out there.
5TH 42nd HHB Battery
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My name is Barry and I was a member from june of 69 till jun1970. Just wanting to know who is still out there.I know of some of the ones we have lost since we have been back.The unit that we took over was the 3rd of the 197 FA out of New Hamphsire.
went to nam in feb 69 rember the heat steping off ac plane diddnt know whats going on but it dont take you long to larn was with HHC5/42 arty
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I was assigned to HHB, II FF Arty at Fort Sill, OK while forming up for Vietnam. We arrived in Saigon Replacement along the Golf Course, and each day traveled out to Long Binh each day. The about 1/2 way thru my tour was reassigned to HHC, II Field Force Flight Section until I left country.,
ARRIVED IN NOVEMBER 1969...THE HEAT TOOK SOME GETTING USED TO..ASSIGNED TO 2NN FIELD FORCE ACROOS THE STREET FROM THE 1ST AIR CAV AT BIEN HUA....I REMEMBER THAT LONG WALK TO THE MESS HALL,SGT WOODS WHO SPOKE FLUENT VIETNAMES TO THE HOOTCH MAIDS AND SSG BETHEA WHO WAS MY MENTOR.....A MONTH LATER I... More
Special Liaison Section at Bearcat
Was in a special unit out of 2nd Field Force based at Bear Cat, about 30 miles SE of Saigon during Nov 68 to Nov 69. We worked with the Black Panther Unit from Thailand which was RTAVF, The Royal Thai Army Volunteer Force. I worked for Colonel Dale J. Crittenberger who was the Commanding Officer... More
I worked in Personnel at HHC IIFFV for about 11 months. At that time, BG Huffman desided to form CAPS which was an info finding group of 4 to try to determine when and how we or VC did the most damage to the other. This lasted until 10/69 when we closed our doors. It was interesting in that I think... More
II Field Force, Vietnam
II FIELD FORCE
Since its arrival in Vietnam, on March 15, 1966, II Field Force had grown into the largest combat command in the world.
II Field Force Vietnam, traces a proud lineage to its predecessor, XXII U.S.Army
Corps. Prior to its activation at the end of World War II, XXII U.S. Army... More