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Charlie Troop 1/9th Cavalry An Lo Valley by Mike Askew

September 1, 2011


  It was late October 1967, we were flying south of An Lo lake reconning the mountain range not far from LZ Uplift.  We were getting close to having to return to Uplift for refueling when I noticed something unusual under an out cropping of rocks that was surrounded by high elephant grass.   I immediately […]

Phillip “Mike” Askew Charlie Trooper 1967 to 1968

February 25, 2011


Just a note to my brothers, I remember when it was a sin to talk about anything that happened in Vietnam, for many years I wouldn’t even talk to my wife because she like many others didn’t understand our feelings about the war.  After leaving the Army in 1970 I had a difficult time finding […]