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From the source: Member of B Company, 720th MP Battalion, 89th…

From the source:

Member of B Company, 720th MP Battalion, 89th MP Group, 18th MP Brigade, disembark from one of their River Patrol Boats on the Dong Nai River during an ambush platoon field operation in the Battalion Tactical Area Of Responsibility, in III Corps Tactical Zone, Bien Hoa Provence, Vietnam in 1970. Left to right: SP/4 Edward R. “Easy” Aldrich River Patrol crewman, 2- Unidentified aka “Moe-Joe,” 3- Unidentified, 4- Unidentified, 5- Unidentified, 6- Unidentified… Courtesy of SGT Lloyd Kahan, Scout Dog Unit, 212th MP Company (Sentry Dog), 720th MP Battalion, 89th MP Group, 18th MP Brigade, 1969-1970.

A Company, 1/508 Infantry, 82nd Airborne Division leaving a…

A Company, 1/508 Infantry, 82nd Airborne Division leaving a village.

The 508th Infantry Regiment had the nickname of “Red Devils.”

From the source:

Back to work. Heading out! Stay safe. Note the Red Devil Head painted on the last helmet. Photo by Craig Forrester. — at Vietnam 1968-69.

From the source: The 38th Inf Plt Scout Dogs are attached to…

From the source:

The 38th Inf Plt Scout Dogs are attached to the U.S. 25th Inf Div at Cu Chi in the Republic of Vietnam and are used on all types of combat operations, detecting enemy, ambushes, mines, booby and punji traps. The patrol moves down a road and are framed by overhanging bushes.

19 August 1966

Photo by SFC Peter P. Ruplenas

From the source:Alan SchoemburgCo B, 1/12 Cav 1966NVA flag from…

From the source:

Alan Schoemburg
Co B, 1/12 Cav 1966
NVA flag from LZ Bird

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

22nd Inf. Reg. soldier, circa 1967.

22nd Inf. Reg. soldier, circa 1967.

Recon platoon member with CAR-15, date and location unknown.

Recon platoon member with CAR-15, date and location unknown.

From the source: American infantrymen searching the trees for…

From the source

American infantrymen searching the trees for Vietcong snipers during a battle in Phuoc Vinh, South Vietnam, in 1967. Credit: Henri Huet/Associated Press.

5/12th Infantry snipers, 1969.

5/12th Infantry snipers, 1969.

Australian 104 Signal Squadron radio operator, 1968.

Australian 104 Signal Squadron radio operator, 1968.