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Donald Porter

February 1, 2010

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      Donald Porter was a member of a three-man Scout Team. He was the pilot of an OH-6A Light Observation Helicopter and Warren F. Brown and Paul F. Weber were his team mates. All three were killed when their helicopter was shot down. George Raach was Donald’s Friend. I first met Don in 1952 at St. […]

John C. Wallace

February 1, 2010

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   John C. Wallace was a member of a three-man Scout team. He was the Pilot of an OH-6A Light Observation Helicopter and John States and Douglas Gossage were both Observers. All three were killed when their helicopter was shot down. Billy Brown was a friend of Johns. Wally as John was known by his friends grew up […]

Mission Number 5 – The Horse Shoe Ambush

February 1, 2010

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To read about this mission go to My year in Vietnam by Patrick Bieneman  

Mission Number 4 – Down Bird

February 1, 2010

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To read about this mission go to My year in Vietnam by Patrick Bieneman

Mission Number 3 LRRP Extraction

February 1, 2010

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July 7, 1968 Once again we were called out on a mission. Six Long Range Recon Patrol (LRRPs) members had been scouting  enemy movement when they had to call for air support. An attack helicopter unit was dispatched to help them. They had received enemy small arms fire from an unknown size force. One of their […]

Mission Number 2

February 1, 2010

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We were called out on a mission because while scouting out an area, one of our helicopters came under fire. We were inserted into the area and started to move into the village from where the small arms fire had come . Before we could get into the village we heard small arms fire from another […]