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Reflections in time



Retirement Ceremony for Command Sergeant Major D.R. ("Bob") Hamilton
Pinder Barracks, Zirndorf, Germany
February 1990
(Provided by John Carter)

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John Kupillas provided this Letter of Commendation to B Battery, 6th Battalion in Vietnam, September 1968.

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Joe LaPorte has provided several pictures from An Khe and Pleiku, 1965-66, and aboard USNS Gordon enroute to Vietnam.

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THOMAS R. DANIELS
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khontum 1969

Thomas R. Daniels, C Battery, 1969. In country 3 months when killed in action.
 
If you knew Thomas, his sister, Darlene Bendel, (480) 816-1692, bendytd@aol.com , would very much like to hear from you. IT MEANS A LOT!

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The Veterans of the Battle of IaDrang Valley had this coin produced for the fortieth anniversary of the battle.  Joujon-Roche' name is on the reverse of the coin.

Ed Joujon Roche was the first man killed in action from the 6th Battalion, during a mortar attack on 12 Nov 65 at Catecka, Vietnam. His resting place is in a beautiful cemetery in Bakersfield, CA.

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Edward Joujon-Roche

USS Gordon
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Transport to Vietnam

USS Gordon
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Transport to Vietnam

The guns, pictured below, were named after famous and infamous Plains Indians. The names; Satanta, Red Tepee, Kicking Bird, Lone Wolf, Sitting Bear, Big Bow, Big Tree, Red Otter, Mow-Way, White Wolf, Eagle Heart and Fast Bear were painted on each gun tube, respectively.1965, Ft Sill, Oklahoma. (Photos & information by Ron Keown)

1965 Kiowa Ceremony, Ft Sill
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Blessing of the guns prior to deployment

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Blessing of the Guns

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Blessing of the guns

B Btry, Artillery Hill, 1970
B Btry 6-14FA members at Artillery Hill, 1970. (Can anyone add more names to the faces?)

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Charles Maldonado & James Washington

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Bob Lund 1965, Motor Pool, Ft Sill

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Charles Maldonado

Donut Dollies with 6th Bn troops
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Year unknown: Photo from Dollies website

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Bob Lund, Ft Sill

LTC Robison at Graf Officers Club
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Speech after putting Crest on wall, 1985, Germany

LTC Charles Mitchell
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6th Battalion Commander Aug 75 - Feb 77

Pinder Barracks
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This Welcome home was always up on the arch after completion of field training!

Pinder Barracks, Germany
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Home of the 6th Battalion for 16 Years!

Pinder Barracks
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When you came thru the arch, you were in Warbonnet Country!!

8 inches of snow - Camp Algiers
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The warm temp of the day---18*

These photos were taken with color film! Ah, Germany in the winter.

Battalion Winter Training
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Germany, 1985

122MM Rocket hit near Smasher Forward
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Near C Btry, Kontum 1970

First Mission
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Mike Brummett

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Mike Brummett's RTO

Mike Brummett's photos
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DakSeang

FSB ATHENA
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C BTRY, Early 1970

1970
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Smasher Forward

C Btry FDC
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Kontum 1970

Bravo Btry
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Left to Right: PFC Frissen, Charles Sandross, Neal Fagan,Alan Ream,Barry Chandler

Photos courtesy, Neal Fagan

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Photo taken along side FDC, BenHet Jan or Feb 70