Casper aviation platoon Photo Album 3

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Casper Pilot Cpt Richard Hathcock ready for lift off in his OH-13 at Bien Hoa 1966

Casper Pilot WO1 Gordon Anderson standing next to Casper 031 near LZ Uplift 1968

SP5 Neal McFarland Casper 023 Crew Chief standing next to his ship LZ English 1969

Casper Pilot CW2 Larry Kahila standing next to Casper 038 in Buon Me Thuot 1968

Crew Chief SP5 Ned Costa standing next to his ship Casper 721 in Nha Trang 1968

Cpt Don Charlton & USAF Maj Tiff Hawks 1970. Tiff was one of the first pilots shot down over NVN

"Oh No" Crew Chief SP5 Dave Miller discovers a broken fuel filter clamp on his ship after the Door Gunner's first flight (staged photo) 1969

Cpt Stan Striecher, CO wearing Rick Smith's boonie hat. He liked it so much Rick finally gave it to him An Khe 1968

(L-R) Unk, Tony Zupancic, Don Charlton, James Linville, Chuck Merkel, Jim Revoir, Doug Walton, Gordon Anderson, Buddy King & Unk 1969

Casper Crewmembers Joe Wolan, Pete Penner & Dave Miller taking a break from the war. LZ English 1970

Casper Huey 143 on a support mission for 173d line units somewhere out of Dak To 1967

Casper Crew Chief Walter Tanaka with some local children in An Khe 1968

Pilot WO1 Antonio Bolivar & SP5 Richard Billings Casper Crew Chief taking off in Casper 143 Dak To area 1967

CW2 Ken Thomas & SP5 Jamie Longoria pointing at battle damage on OH-58 near LZ Uplift 1970

Casper Section Chief Willie Moore standing at the door of his tent with friends. LZ English 1968

Door Gunner Rick Smith wearing General Rosson's field jacket while he was at lunch Tuy Hua 1968

Accidental shower fire at "Ghost Town" LZ English. Local Viet Cong probably took the credit for it 1968

The morning after the shower fire at LZ English. Fellow Casper's looking at burned 3/4 ton truck 1968

Standing in front of Casper 364 are Door Gunner SP4 Warren Byxbee & Crew Chief SP5 Ron Branson 1970

Caspers Tom Petty, Jamie Longoria, Mike Evans, Ken Thomas, Bill Nottingham, Roger Schweitzer, Kirt Butler 1970

Pilot CW2 Robert Durand taking a break outside his hootch at "Ghost Town" LZ English 1969

Casper Huey 031parked at LZ Armageddon just Northwest of LZ English mid-1968

Casper Pilot WO1 Larry Griffith sitting in his bird talking to the Door Gunner Don Armstrong 1970

Art McBride, Phil Johnson, John Ackelson, Jim Jeffryes, Mike Gauntt, Mark Koebbe & Jamie Longoria LZ English 1970

"Good Morning Vietnam" first light over Casper Aviation Platoon, LZ English 1968

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PHOTO ALBUMS: These Casper Aviation Platoon photo albums are a powerful collection of more than 1,000 pictures that historically documents our units combat role and involvement during the Vietnam War from early 1965 thru 1971.


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