Phu Bai Recon Team

Phu Bai Recon Team

This is my recon team in 1969 outside the ammo bunker in Phu Bai, waiting for a chopper to pick us up and haul our sorry tails into the Ashau Valley. That was probably the hairiest place I've been in my life, but incredibly beautiful. I'd love to see it now.

Standing L to R:
Welbaum, Kirkendall, Doc Montgomery, Kennedy (team leader).

Kneeling L to R:
Cox, Gonzales, and 19 year old me, Tom Wilson.

Picture of me,
Tom Wilson, 3rd Force Recon Co. in Quang Tri, after a nasty patrol in the DMZ.

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