Photo’s By Dennis Paugels 65-66 Dennis (now) I think smile stayed the same) Dennis Paugels was a wrecker operator, & went over with Div in Oct 65 (then) Dennis Paugels wrecker operator went over with Div in Oct 65 (then) Pantilla, & Dennis Dennis enjoying his hobby (shooting Varmits in truck boneyard) Dennis, John Zimmerman & Henry Richardson Need a name? Dennis, Duet? or is that shortwave to the states? Jimboy & Dennis Dennis,(seems like there are a lot of guys using that same jeep) Sgt King cleaning his M14 SGTs Three, Adkins,King,& Keegan Sgt King and wrecker. motor pool Graveyard, I think this was the jeep Sgt.Mac was in. Need name? Gas Tanker guy? We needed gas for (the cooking and cleaning in the mess hall,) the emulsion heaters in the shower(for hot water) and for burning waste. Need a name? looks like Jimboy? Need a name? Avis Carden was the other Wrecker Operator we had. He cahnged his name to Elvis, & went on to be a Country Singer in Georgia. Wayne Knickerbocker in Vung Tau Need a name? Sgt. Adkins in jeep (seems like there are a lot of guys using that same jeep) Mike Mulcahy working on engine Cowen & Jimboy the Artillery had the coolest toys!!! Repairs or guard duty? Ruff & ready landings, were standard for the first couple of months. It took us some time but we finally got a Heliport (For the wounded) and a working Airstrip that could handle a C-130. Ft, Lenardwood The Greens came to entertain Come take a cruise to beautiful VietnamYA RIGHT!!!! C130 Taking off from LaiKhe Airfield Boneyard, for destroyed parts. we salvaged parts from the equipment. 3rd Brigade Hdq building(old plantation buildings) Before 3rd Brigade Hdq building(old plantation buildings) After Road grader Bunkers were a priority, waking up in the middle of the night, from rockets ect.,we hightailed it to the nearest bunker. Cross erected by wrecker crew Some locals owned trucks. Company area before we started to get organized. Children watching as convoy went be there house. We had to watch closely the children, because the VC used them to through grenades at us when we were driving by. Tank M-88? Replacing 175 Howitzer barrel Replacing 175 Howitzer barrel( actually Dennis tried to ship it home) Service & Evac Hwy 13 also know as, “Thunder Road” Ran straight through the Lai Khe post and on to LocNihn. Surveyor or VC marking area? Locals were hired to do the mundane work, KP, cleaning up around the Comp. Area, Ect.