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by Jackpotcharlietwoniner
Mon Apr 02, 2018 6:33 pm
Forum: Artillery Support Units
Topic: Arty pics in header
Replies: 2
Views: 9107

Re: Arty pics in header

The 8 inch sps were next to us in Dong Tam, Delta, 1/84 And I remember the night that round went off 75 feet out of the tube, it wounded one of our base piece Sgts when he shoved another one down and it also put a piece through Capt Guererrios hootch, our Battery Commander at that time. Charlie 1 /8...
by Jackpotcharlietwoniner
Sat Feb 13, 2016 9:26 am
Forum: Artillery Support Units
Topic: Old letters
Replies: 9
Views: 14033

Re: Old letters

My Mom gave me my letters, I have only been able to make it through two of them.
by Jackpotcharlietwoniner
Sat Feb 13, 2016 9:20 am
Forum: Artillery Support Units
Topic: C,1st and 11th
Replies: 27
Views: 24519

Re: C,1st and 11th

I remember Azevedo, Sphar and Len Havercamp. I have a picture of Azevedo after he got hit in the arm. the dates keep rolling by each year, and I remember them and what happened like it was a groundhog day movie....done at night time Happy Post Tet ! Vern , all those things happened beginning at 2 am...
by Jackpotcharlietwoniner
Thu Feb 12, 2015 9:57 am
Forum: Artillery Support Units
Topic: C,1st and 11th
Replies: 27
Views: 24519

Re: C,1st and 11th

By the way, Vernon George Hayes who was in Charlie 1/11 at the same time as we were, got in touch with Erlich a few years back. He called and talked to him for awhile. He was beginning altzheimers at that time and passed away within a year . I would have driven anywhere in this country to ask him wh...
by Jackpotcharlietwoniner
Wed Jan 07, 2015 9:00 am
Forum: Artillery Support Units
Topic: C,1st and 11th
Replies: 27
Views: 24519

Re: C,1st and 11th

Ap Vinh Long ? just ne of Chao Duc disregard Chau Giang I have looked at maps for years, I asked one of the Berets where are we.....he pointed to nearby feature and called it Kien Vanh Then pointed west to the Mekong River , Cambodia on the other side. They dropped us right next to a graveyard in a ...
by Jackpotcharlietwoniner
Wed Apr 14, 2010 8:15 am
Forum: Artillery Support Units
Topic: C,1st and 11th
Replies: 27
Views: 24519

Re: C,1st and 11th

the reason I asked is that we went in, in 69 also
March 26th through April 2nd
We left the night that Dong Tam blew up, watched it from the air

and from studying maps recently, we were inserted by Chinook at Chao Giang or very close to there
by Jackpotcharlietwoniner
Sun Apr 04, 2010 7:03 am
Forum: Artillery Support Units
Topic: C,1st and 11th
Replies: 27
Views: 24519

Re: C,1st and 11th

the maps above showing the artillery location..........is that from 69 or 70 ?
by Jackpotcharlietwoniner
Tue Mar 30, 2010 10:44 am
Forum: Artillery Support Units
Topic: M102 and M119
Replies: 2
Views: 6548

Re: M102 and M119

I wonder if they still have nuke rounds for the new guns ?
by Jackpotcharlietwoniner
Tue Mar 30, 2010 10:41 am
Forum: Artillery Support Units
Topic: C,1st and 11th
Replies: 27
Views: 24519

Re: C,1st and 11th

About the maps up here.........and the book Into Cambodia.....I thought that is about 70, not 69.
Am I correct on this ?
by Jackpotcharlietwoniner
Tue Mar 30, 2010 10:21 am
Forum: Artillery Support Units
Topic: C,1st and 11th
Replies: 27
Views: 24519

Re: C,1st and 11th

That means you left about a week before C, 1st/487th just flat refused to fall out of morning formation. Nothing said, 280 plus just all of a sudden refused to fall out for chow......nothing was planned. It was spooky . Two guys initially made a run for the chow hall, we all looked at them and they ...
by Jackpotcharlietwoniner
Wed Feb 17, 2010 4:15 am
Forum: Artillery Support Units
Topic: C,1st and 11th
Replies: 27
Views: 24519

Re: C,1st and 11th

When I first got in country in January, our call sign was Jackpot Charlie 27 After a code book was dropped out of a helicopter, it was changed to Jackpot Charlie 2 niner and stayed that way for C 1/11 Because FDC tried to keep in touch with it's rtos personally, we also used various cute signatures ...
by Jackpotcharlietwoniner
Tue Feb 16, 2010 8:56 pm
Forum: Artillery Support Units
Topic: C,1st and 11th
Replies: 27
Views: 24519

Re: C,1st and 11th

I remember you Vernon Jackpot Charlie 29er was FDC for C/1/11 And in the middle of the night in the Plain of Reeds you would hear a soft......Quack , Over? Divarty was kind of pissy about that, but it was my way of keeping in touch with my rtos I was also at Schofield with the 487th In fact I am the...
by Jackpotcharlietwoniner
Mon Sep 07, 2009 8:27 am
Forum: Artillery Support Units
Topic: C,1st and 11th
Replies: 27
Views: 24519

C,1st and 11th


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