All Texans: Front L to R - Richard Vidal, Jimmie Salazar, Frank Rodriguez, ??.
Middle Row L to R - Gilbert Diaz, Pablo Zamora, Viciniez. Top Row L to R - Jose Hernandez, Jose Sauceda, Nicholas Dones, Vargas, ??.
Dong Tam - November, 1967. Here's
Jimmie standing "Short"!
Bill Varsafsky and Mario Lopez takin' a break from building
bunkers at Dong Tam's perimeter - April, 1967.
Lt. Jack readin' his map upside down - harhar!
Home Town Boys (Austin, Texas) Jimmie and his pal James Holstine
Who is this? Pancho Villa!?
Gil Rodriguez (San Fernando, California) lookin' really grumpy and it's
no wonder - he's surrounded by two menacing Jimmie Salazars!
Lt. Jack Benedick lookin' cool at our Dong Tam perimeter
Mario Lopez (El Centro, California) and Jimmie aboard
the USS Benewah in the Mekong Delta.
There goes the 2nd Platoon off to Vung Tau for one day of R & R. Or, as
Willie McTear would say, "The heathens are off to get drunk"!
Fred Harrell (Georgia) chillin' at Dong Tam.
Man, these guys really like being in the U.S. Army!
Nick Dones, Jimmie Salazar and Jose Sauceda
at Dong Tam in the Mekong Delta.
Here's Jimmie posing for Playgirl Magazine. Oh, wait a
minute - that magazine hasn't been invented yet. Doh!
All the comforts of home, eh Jimmie!? Well, at least the
Navy Barracks Ship was clean and the chow was good.
Jimmie hangin' out between patrols aboard one of the MRF
barracks ships - check out the row of Tangos behind him.
Richard Vidal and Jimmie wishing they could drive that jeep
from Dong Tam all the way back to Texas!
Bob French wandering aimlessly among our tents
at Dong Tam - May 1967.
Mendez & Salazar down in the Mekong Delta. . .
It's Beer:30 for Jimmie & James Holstine at
the ole Bunker Shelter. . .
2nd Platoon Medic, Aron De La Cruz (Beeville, Texas) at right - Aron replaced
Bill Geier who gave the ultimate sacrifice during our June 19th Battle.
Edward P. Diaz from San Antonio.
Bill Varsafsky (Washington) not chillin' at Dong Tam - notice
Sergeant Dan Kerr (far right) . . . he's chillin'. .