Edward J. "Sonny" Castellano's Collection

2nd Platoon, A Company, 4th/47th Battalion, 2nd Brigade

Alpha Company Memorabilia | Page 1 | Page 2

2nd Platoon troopers returning from
an exhausting three day patrol near
Dong Tam in search of the elusive
Viet Cong - April, 1967.

First a puppy, now a monkey! Who says Sonny is an animal
lover - his animal instincts must be the attraction, eh Sonny?

2nd Platoon trooper, Vincent Denny Polisano on patrol
in the Mekong Delta - April, 1967.

During a patrol on V.C. Island, 2nd Platoon Troopers check identity
papers of a several Viet Cong suspects - April 1967.

Sonny and his 2nd Platoon pals returning to Camp
Bearcat following another stinkin' hot patrol.

There's Sonny, still smilin'- boy, he sure enjoyed those fine scenic
excursions out into the bush in search of the Viet Cong, didn't he!

A weary Dennis Polisanao happy to have finished
another exhausting patrol. . .

2nd Platoon troopers in a Tango Landing Craft headed
back to the barracks ship following another Delta patrol.

Here's the Mobile Riverine Force in action.  The Navy Tangos were
a fine ride alright, it was the gettin' off that was a bummer
. . .

Here's an orphanage near
Dong Tam, which was
established by a generous
United States Army.

Rick Uhey, front and center during an Alpha
Company inspection at Camp Bearcat
shortly before moving down
to the Mekong Delta - March 1967.

Miniature Golf Course! I never saw no stinkin' Miniature Golf Course! It
seem Alpha Company must've kept this a big secret from Charlie Company!

What!  A swimming pool!? Now this is ridiculous.
I never saw no stinkin' swimming pool!

Alpha Company troopers enjoying a one day R & R at a beach in Vung
Tau - South Viet Nam's resort city - May 1967.

A Dong Tam Baptism - I don't know these men, but I sure hope
they survived the June 19, 1967 Battle near Ap Bac Village..

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