Category: 1967

usnatarchivesexhibits: This May Sting A Bit, 1967 Armed…

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This May Sting A Bit, 1967

Armed with bandages and medicine, these two members of the U.S. Air Force’s Operation MED CAP (Medical Civilian-Assistance Program) are making the rounds. MED CAP was composed of a team of doctors, nurses, and aides which traveled to Vietnamese villages to treat the ill, and educate the local populace on the importance of sanitation. Here, Second Lieutenant Kathleen M. Sullivan, treats a sick Vietnamese child in 1967.

Second Lieutenant Kathleen M. Sullivan treats a Vietnamese child during Operation MED CAP, a U.S. Air Force civic action program in which a team of doctors, nurses, and aides travel to Vietnamese villages, treat the sick and teach villagers the basics of sanitation and cleanliness.

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usnatarchivesexhibits: Bathed in Fire, 1967 Operation…

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Bathed in Fire, 1967

Operation Newcastle was a search and destroy mission, aptly named as this photograph reveals. The purpose of such missions was to find and ambush Viet Cong units hiding in the countryside and to decimate their hideouts and supplies. However, these missions may have done more harm than good, as the devastation they caused rural Vietnam embittered many Vietnamese.

Flame Thrower. Operation New Castle.

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Soldiers of the 108th Artillery Group, circa 1967-1968.

Soldiers of the 108th Artillery Group, circa 1967-1968.

8th Cavalry Regiment soldier eating C-rations in front of his…

8th Cavalry Regiment soldier eating C-rations in front of his poncho tent, 1967.

From the source: Operation “WALLOWA”A suspected VC…

From the source:

Operation “WALLOWA”
A suspected VC military aide is questioned by the interpreter.

15 Nov 1967
Photo by SP5 Ronald F. Delaurier

US Army Boeing CH-47 Chinook with silhouettes painted on the…

US Army Boeing CH-47 Chinook with silhouettes painted on the side representing the amount of aircraft recovered, 1967.

Saigon, 1967

Saigon, 1967

22nd Inf. Reg. soldier, circa 1967.

22nd Inf. Reg. soldier, circa 1967.

“Bounty Hunter,” US Army gun truck, circa 1967.

“Bounty Hunter,” US Army gun truck, circa 1967.

Quad 50 at LZ Willie, 1967. Though the name of is unintelligible…

Quad 50 at LZ Willie, 1967. Though the name of is unintelligible due to the angle of the photo, the words “Whispering Death” and “Birth Control” are visible on the shields.