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Tuesday, August 16, 2011

15 AUG 11 (2)

In 1967- 68, I was stationed at The 8th Radio Research Field Station,
(Trai Bac Station) located on Highway 1, Phu Bai, Vietnam (Republic Of).
We were co-located with HQ 3d MARDIV and across the road from the
Hue-Phu Bai Airport.


                                 Me, in my room, sometime during Tet '68.

Red X: marks where my room was.
(There were 5 - 6 people to a room.)
Blue X: is the Operations Bldg., where I worked (Usually Swings).
Green X: marks Star Bunker 3, my Alert Station.
(I was an ammo bearer. We had the 3.5 in. rocket launcher [Bazooka]
and a whole conex container full of white phospherous rounds for it.
We were supposed to take out the MP's bunker, next to the main gate,
if it were to be overrun.)
Yellow X: is the Mess Hall (In today's Milspeak, the "Dining Facility.")

      Aerial Photograph of the 8th RRFS, Phu Bai, RVN, ca. 1968

1 comment:

  1. Joe,

    Thanks for putting this on the internet - it brought back a lot of memories. I was there Aug 68- Aug 69 as an 04B, and lived in F row - Roger Blake