Richard P. Rubio's Collection

3rd Platoon, C Company, 4th/47th Battalion, 2nd Brigade

Charlie Company Memorabilia | Page 1 | Page 2

Rubio 1A

3rd Squad, 3rd Platoon, Charlie Company - there's Richard Rubio at top row 2nd
from left and his Canoga Park High School classmate, Fred Kenney at top center.
Photo taken at Fort Riley's famous Custer Hill - Summer 1966

 

Rubio 1C

There's Richard & John Howell at center as Charlie Company joins
the Mobile Riverine Force in the Mekong Delta - May of 1967.

 

Rubio 1B

Forrest Ramos (KIA June 19, 1967) & Richard aboard
the USS General John Pope enroute to Vietnam Jan '67.

 

Rubio 1D Rubio 1E

Here's Richard on break during a 3rd Platoon
patrol in the Mekong Delta. . .

 

John Howell, Richard Rubio, Fred Kenney, and Forrest Ramos all
set for another combat mission in the Mekong Delta.  On June 19
1967 we lost Forrest and then on July 11th we lost Fred.

 

Rubio 1G Rubio 1F

I don't recognize the soldier at left but there's handsome Tom Conroy
(when he had hair) shining up those mighty fine jungle boots.

 

Richard on a break between patrols
at Dong Tam in the Mekong Delta.

 

Rubio 1K Rubio 1I

There's Steve Hopper at center with John Bradfield behind him &
Bill Riley at the right. Judging by Steve's fatigues, I believe
this photo was taken at Camp Bearcat approx March '67.

 

Porky Johnson sitting & Ron Vidovic standing.
 

Rubio 1H Rubio 1J

Don't know the soldier at left but there's Tom Conroy at
right - I believe this is at Dong Tam.

 

Richard and I don't know who. . .
 

Rubio 1L

??, Tom Conroy and Richard Rubio
 

Rubio 1M

Richard Rubio and Bill Riley
 

Rubio 1N

Richard and Fred Kenney
 

Rubio 1O Rubio 1P

Here's James "Smitty" Smith lookin' fine.
 

Rubio 1Q

Here's Richard and the 3rd Platoon headed out to
the boonies in the Mekong Delta to search for VC.
 

Rubio 1R

Richard Rubio headed to Vietnam!
 

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