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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 […]

A LRRP (Long Range Recon Patrol) Story by Dean Lindstrom

August 26, 2011

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Specialist Four E CO (LRRP), 52ND INFANTRY, 1ST CAV DIV, USARV Army of the United States Maple Shade, New Jersey February 06, 1947 to December 27, 1967 Panel 32E Line 071  27th December 1967 1st Cav-Mission in the Suoi Ca Valley I was 5 years old in May 1967 when my second cousin, William “Billy” […]

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 […]