3rd Platoon, 1967-68. Standing left with right hand on tree is Corporal Boots. Middle facing away is Lt. Duckworth, on far right is Corporal Smith (Smitty) with right hand on a 3.5 rocket launcher tube.
Porter, middle & Delaney, right. Others unknown.
SGT Richardson , 3rd Platoon
Roy Bowles, far right, Gary Peterson next to him, Terry Welcher in the middle, rest unknown.
Al Campos & a corpsman, Jack
Al Campos & Gary Peterson
Art Genzler & Roy Bowles in 1967
Al Dean (L) & Goshorn
Dale (Gunny) Gunnell (L), KIA in Operatoin Swift 9/6/1967. Middle, Sanchantz, & Jerry Richardson
Ernest F. (Smitty) Smith, Hill 69, 1967
Jerry Richardson & Gary Peterson
Gary Peterson (L) & Roy Bowles
1968 Mortar Crew: Left to Right, front row: Curtis Eidson, Billy Bolton Second row sitting: Bradford, Jack Miller, Mark Handley, Gary Callahan, Carl Blankenship, in the white T is Hervy Beckham
Back row standing: Edwards, Johnson, B.J. Hilliard
1968 mortar crew: Left to Right front row kneeling: Carl Blankenship (PeeWee), Larry Vaught, Hall, Chuck Youngnst.
Second row: Mark Handley, Chuck Strong, Jack (Crazy) Miller, Jeff (Ludby) Lundberg Back row: J.R. Webb, Dansby
B.J. Hillyard and Robert Peterson
Peterson with 60mm mortar.
The extraction of what was left of 3/5 after Operation Essex, November 1967.
November '67, India 3/5 mortar crew
January '68, During Operation Auburn
Georgia Flag held by Curtis Eidson, left, and B.J. Hilyard. Hilyard was from Texas, you can see him holding the Texas star.
Curtis Eidson, Parris Island, June 1966
Curtis Eidson 1966
Curtis Eidson, on left, with one of his best friends, Cpl. Billy Carroll Bolton, January 12, 1968. Bolton was killed on January 30, on Operation Auburn.
November '67, Antenna Valley, just before Operation Essex