COBRA Company ’66/’67
by Ken Pfeiffer
Spent August at Repl Det at Phan Rang. Detailed to secure the Phan Rang ‘port facility’ Sep – Nov.
One major attack on adjacent pump station killed 6-8.
Joined C-1/327 late Nov in Kontum. Served in 1st Plt as assistant gunner then gunner until late Jul 67 in Duc Pho.
Assigned to Ft. Campbell, B-3/187. Transferred to 82nd Abn at Ft. Bragg in Oct.
Served there until ETS Jan 69. Joined Army National Guard Apr 74. Retired May 98.
Retired 2006 with 38 years total service. Married 50 years, We have 2 sons and 2 granddaughters.
I continued my military career in the Texas Army National Guard.
I commissioned through an OCS program in 1975. The photos are my command photos taken in about 1989 when I commanded 2nd Battalion 141st Infantry (Mech) 49th Armored Division, Texas Army National Guard. I retired in 1998 as a Colonel.