Photos contributed by
Lt. Lynn Hunt 1st Platoon, Charlie Company, 4th/47th.
Lt. Colonel Guy Tutwiler awards Captain Rollo Larson the Bronze - approx May, 1967.
Elements of Captain Larson's Charlie
Company ready to depart Fort Riley's Custer Hill training facility for Oakland, California to board the troop ship, USS General John Pope for a 3 week journey to South Vietnam.
January 1967 (notice the snow).
The photo above is aboard the
USS General John Pope; we're either just boarding in Oakland or just arriving in Okinawa fro refueling - January 1967.
The photos at right show us debarking our troops ship
& getting ready to ride deuce and a halfs to Camp Bearcat. Oh happy days!