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Lionel DeLaRosa Charlie Trooper 1965-1966 and 1969-70

March 7, 2011

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  Lionel DeLaRosa moved to Fiddler’s Green June 10,2010                  Lionel DeLaRosa USA, ret                                                                         Black Stetsons, Golden Sabers    The day we flew out to Pleiku to join the troop in the field it was so foggy that the birds were walking and all other flying creatures were grounded yet we took off without a […]

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 […]