2nd Platoon, C Company, 4th/47th Battalion, 2nd Brigade Page 1,2,3,4 Dong Tam – November, 1967. Here’s Jimmie standing “Short”! 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, ??. 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! Who is this? Pancho Villa!? Home Town Boys (Austin, Texas) Jimmie and his pal James Holstine Lt. Jack Benedick lookin’ cool at our Dong Tam perimeter Gil Rodriguez (San Fernando, California) lookin’ really grumpy and it’s no wonder – he’s surrounded by two menacing Jimmie Salazars! Mario Lopez (El Centro, California) and Jimmie aboardthe USS Benewah in the Mekong Delta. Fred Harrell (Georgia) chillin’ at Dong Tam. 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”! 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. All the comforts of home, eh Jimmie!? Well, at least the Navy Barracks Ship was clean and the chow was good. Here’s Jimmie posing for Playgirl Magazine. Oh, wait a minute – that magazine hasn’t been invented yet. Doh! 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 jeepfrom Dong Tam all the way back to Texas! Bob French wandering aimlessly among our tentsat Dong Tam – May 1967. Mendez & Salazar down in the Mekong Delta. It’s Beer:30 for Jimmie & James Holstine atthe 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 – noticeSergeant Dan Kerr (far right) . . . he’s chillin’. .