A Company 1970 – 1971
I was sent from the 4th Inf. 1/12 to the 2/327 at the end of Nov. 1970 . I was placed in A company and was in the field with the unit until our S-3 pulled me out in June. I was sent to handle all the air support for the 3rd A.R.V. Division on Fire-Base T-Bone, which protected the city of Hue. I was the head R.T.O. for my Platoon under Lt. Bill Litwin and then Lt. Bradshaw. I did not go to jump school. I took basic training at Ft. Campbell, Kentucky March 2, 1970- April 1970 and then Ft. Polk ( North FT. ) from May 1970- July 3 1970. On July 28, 1970 I landed in Vietnam. If my not being Airborne from Ft. Campbell is a problem for the other members I understand, we were called air mobile. I am extremely proud of having served with 2/327 and the No Slack Battalion and the Always First Platoon.