3rd Platoon, C Company, 4th/47th Battalion, 2nd Brigade Page 1,2 Okay, here’s the deal: Either Steve grew several inches in height, or he’s been in the Mekong’s wetlands too long, or he’s ready for the great flood of 1967. Joe “Shorty” Barron & Tim Fisher between patrols aboard our barracks ship, the USS Benewah near Vung Tau. What’s the name of this fine example of a trooper? Alan Richards & Steve Hopper looking for more beer.Camp Bearcat – March 1967. Greetings, James Smith – AKA: Smitty! Who are these guys – sorry? Is this the “evil” Steve Hopper or has he just added another notch to his short timer’s stick? Robert Bridges and Alan Richards – Camp Bearcat. Steve & the fellas on a beer break on the Benewah’s pontoon in the Mekong Delta. Terry McBride offering up his standard California salute. Haha! Here’s Steve rarin’ to go for a goodtime, but no place to go – harhar Steve & I dunno. . . I need names & I don’t remember if this isCuster Hill’s EM Club or not… ? Richard Rubio, James Cusanelli & Elijah “Doc” Taylor. Steve & I dunno. . . Here’s Steve (center) and two fellow basic traineedrill instructors at Fort Lenoard Wood, Missouri.