Dustoff crew member with a CAR-15, 45th Medical Company (Air…

Dustoff crew member with a CAR-15, 45th Medical Company (Air Ambulance), 1968.

Patrol Air Cushion Vehicle (PACV), circa 1968.

Patrol Air Cushion Vehicle (PACV), circa 1968.

“SOUTH VIETNAM. Near Quang Tri, on the DMZ border. Patrol…

“SOUTH VIETNAM. Near Quang Tri, on the DMZ border. Patrol along the 17th parallel.” Photographed by Bruno Barbey, 1971.

This M113 APC has the name “One Chance Fancy” written on the turret shield. Unit unknown.

Solder of the 27th Inf Reg with a camera at his units living…

Solder of the 27th Inf Reg with a camera at his units living area in Cu Chi, 1966.

Nose art for US Army Boeing CH-47 Chinooks


“Charlie Chopper”, unknown tail number


“The Horny Hooker”, unknown tail number


“Green Dragon”, unknown tail number


66-00074 – “Happy Hippie”, in the Republic of Vietnam, circa 1969.

Nose art for US Army Boeing CH-47 Chinooks

uss-edsall:Marines of Co. E, 2nd Bn., 7th Marines, move across…

uss-edsall:

Marines of Co. E, 2nd Bn., 7th Marines, move across rice paddies under machinegun fire during Operation Arizona, 25 miles southeast of Da Nang, June 20, 1967. NARA 5891329 

Hi do you know the percent of us soldiers who served in patrol in the jungle during Vietnam war ? Thank you.

I’m not sure a statistic on exactly how many American servicemen went on patrol exists in any document. However there are a couple you might find helpful.

Ammo stores in Da Nang, circa 1968.

Ammo stores in Da Nang, circa 1968.

US Army 335th Assault Helicopter Company pilot studying a map,…

US Army 335th Assault Helicopter Company pilot studying a map, circa 1966-1967.

Sgt Johnny Hardeman of the 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile),…

Sgt Johnny Hardeman of the 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile), 1972.