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My Year in Vietnam by Patrick M. Bieneman 11B

December 20, 2017

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I was assigned to Charlie Troop 1st Squadron 9th Cavalry Regiment 1st Cavalry Division (Air Mobile) in April 1968. I have often wondered why I don’t remember more of my time in Vietnam. I only remember maybe 10-15 days. Some have said it is God’s way of protecting me from bad memories. I’ll take that […]

Charlie Troop 1/9th Cavalry Mike Askew: From Home to Vietnam and Back Home Again

January 27, 2017

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  Crew Chief PFC Mike Askew   At the beginning of 1967 I knew absolutely nothing about Huey gunships, or M60 door guns. Absolutely nothing about Saigon, the South China Sea, or the 1st Air Cav. I was clueless about the political reasons why the United States was so enthusiastically sending 19 year olds to […]

My War Stories by Greg Jayne Crew Chief

March 24, 2013

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  Camp Evans Ammo Dump Conflagration:      It was Ho Chi Minh’s Birthday, May 19, 1968, I was at Camp Evans over in D Co 15 TC Bn as a OH-13S and LOH-6A mechanic. Camp was pretty rough, there was no mess hall, we’d been scouting up C-ratioins for about a month and now we […]

The Men I served with

October 26, 2010

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/>In this section, I am going to post as many pictures as I have of all of the men that I actually served with. The photos will have frames around them as they are the ones I use on the DVD that I have made for Charlie Troop.  I have received many photos from the men […]

The Caribou and Chinook: A Mid Air Collision

July 2, 2010

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Chinook  I can’t remember the date of the incident. All I know is it was after May 1968 and before the end of October 1968 ( Thanks Bruce, the date was October 3rd)  over Camp Evans in the High I Corps. This is a true story as I remember it. I am sure that there  are others who may […]

John W. States

April 4, 2010

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John was assigned to Charlie Troop on August 8, 1968 and was Killed in Action on September 26, 1968. I served with John. He was dedicated soldier and a good man with a smile and a Hello for everyone. John was an Observer on an OH-6A Observation helicopter. John was awarded the Purple Heart, Air […]