Category: aviation

Helicopter pad at LZ Liz, circa 1968.

Helicopter pad at LZ Liz, circa 1968.

Soldiers of HQ Co, 12th Inf. Reg. loading Thanksgiving meals…

Soldiers of HQ Co, 12th Inf. Reg. loading Thanksgiving meals onto a truck (top photo) and a Huey (bottom photo), LZ St. George, 1969.

US Army Hughes OH-6 Cayuse, or “Loach,” 1968

US Army Hughes OH-6 Cayuse, or “Loach,” 1968

gregscreativecommons: Shout Out to My Pop’s on Veterans Day by…

Shout Out to My Pop's on Veterans Day

gregscreativecommons:

Shout Out to My Pop’s on Veterans Day by Gregory Urbano

Via Flickr:

Just wanted to throw a shout out to my Pop’s on Veterans Day by posting a photo of him with Raymond Burr in Vietnam.
You can see more photos here -http://thevietnamyears.blogspot.com/

Lockheed C-130, Saigon, 1972

Lockheed C-130, Saigon, 1972

US Marines debark a Sikorsky H-34 during Operation Virginia, 20…

US Marines debark a Sikorsky H-34 during Operation Virginia, 20 April 1966.

Bell UH-1 Huey armed with rockets, 129th Assault Helicopter…

Bell UH-1 Huey armed with rockets, 129th Assault Helicopter Company, date and location unknown.

Co-pilot of 61st Assault Helicopter Company.From the…

Co-pilot of 61st Assault Helicopter Company.

From the source:

1st Lt. Bailey with gas mask, flying with CW2 Coveney on POW rescue mission called “Bright Light”. Even though he out ranked me I was the Aircraft Commander and made him wear it. How dumb was I since we were the CS gas bird! We dropped about 10 sacks of gas on the LZ just before the slicks landed and inserted the Rangers.

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.

Lockheed C-130 in flight over Vietnam

Lockheed C-130 in flight over Vietnam