Photo’s by Charles Funari 66-68 C Company Charlie Funari (now) Charlie Funari Charlie Funari Charlie Funari w/M60 on perimeter Funari @ airstrip (to big for LaiKhe) must be Ton-son-ut SAIGON TAXI RACES CHARLIE WITH M79 Charlie Funari in Old Radio Shop (then) FUNARI & SCHOONMAKER ON GUARD? Charlie Funari ? FUNARI & ? CHECKING M-60 Charlie BERTOZZI & POWELL WITH M-60 LOOKS LIKE Perimeter GUARD DUTY SGT. AKINS, BERTOZZI, AND JOYCE, IN TRUCK ANTHONY POWELL BERTOZZI COOKING OUT ANTHONY POWELL We seem to be attracted to pets. This monkey ended up being a real nightmare. He got lose and tore up anything he could find. POWELL HATED THIS MONKEY. I BET EVERYONE IN THE COMP. HAD A HIT OUT ON IT(THAT’S HUNTLEY WITH MONKEY ON HIS BACK) JONESY WITH A MEAL IN A CAN! Is that a HAMM’S BEER! I don’t see a bear on it LOL! GARY SCHOONMAKER WORKING IN RADIO SHOP SCHOONMAKER (sCOONY) SCHOONMAKER WITH M-79 SCHOONMAKER tired and worn out! SGT. OLAGUE THE MESS SGT. This was the new Mess Sarg. After we lost Sgt. Mac he took over. Patrolling the area when we first got to LaiKhe we didn’t even have wood for a tent floor. The weeds were everywhere! Charlie R&R need a name? need a name? Sgt. Atkins in Radio room. The monsoons hit us hard. Thank God the slaps on the tent got closed in time. Washing puppy’s in a helmet! BARNEY’S PUPS BY BRUCE(NEW MEMBERS OF C CO) This was the C COMPANY ORDERLY ROOM , the only solid buildings we had until 67 were this and the Mess Hall. damaged truck Company area early 66 This is a great pic of our Company Area! this had to be 65-66.we all lived in tents then. dead center in background one of our latrines. we had 2- 1 for Officers the other was for Enlisted men!!!! These guys were “the best cooks in the Army” If we wanted 6 eggs, they gave them to us. The Red Cross Center was located right behind our Mess Hall, The “Donut Doilies” were great! this was were we all could relax. BARNEY’S PUPS BY BRUCE(NEW MEMBERS OF C CO) WEAPONS FOUND DURING A OPERATION SEE ANY VC ??? Need a name? Conditions were deploring ! LOOKS LIKE DINNERS ON!! (ACTUALLY I THINK IT’S THE SH*T HOLE BEING TORCHED) Hygiene was a real concern, we burned the Latrine containers every morning! Nothing came easy, Here the Engineers are leveling the airfield Vietnamese Cemetery Vietnamese Cemetery We tried to stay organized as much as we could, but there was a lot of building going on . pre anything!!!! Vietnamese Cemetery Huey checking area for “visitors” canvas cot with a rigged up poncho to keep you dry. Company Motor Pool. Sgt. Drake was in charge there. Artillery was pounding the V day & night! The monsoons hit us hard. Thank God the slaps on the tent got closed in time.