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Archive for September, 1970

Sep 1, 1970

Robert Stewart

Learn from D battery commander  that I’m going to the 101st and possible leave for battery Sept 5 and expected to be at 101st Sept. 15

Sep 2, 1970

John Bullock

“Chamberlain. Operations are suppose to end the 6th of Sept, then we go to Xuan Loc on the 8th of Sept at 8:00 AM. According to the orders I’ve seen I’ll go to the 1st Cav about the 16th of Sept… Alpha Company is suppose to have a farewell party at Xuan the 8th when [...]

Sep 3, 1970

John Bullock

Eagle Flight.

Sep 3, 1970

John Bullock letter

“…got in a little bit ago from bush. Plan to make the last tape from here providing we don’t airmobile today. The 6th is our last day of operations so we could AP that night, but whatever. There will be no operations the 7th. … probably be pulling bunker guard. …the 8th we leave for [...]

Sep 4, 1970

Robert Stewart

Alpha at Chamberlain. More Eagle flights.  Learn going to the 101st after stand down.

Sep 5, 1970

John Bullock

Eagle Flight after bunker guard last night.

Sep 6, 1970

John Bullock

“Chamberlain. Raining here this morning, but we go in from our bush before it started. They are talking of sending some platoons out on bushes tonight; the Colonel just don’t know how to quit. Last night there were only 3 platoons on bush in the whole brigade, and all 3 were in the 6/31st, thanks [...]

Sep 6, 1970

John Bullock letter

“Got your last letter with the note and gum to Mutt and Jeff. They were tickled to get it ….chewed the gum. I gave them some of the candy Mom sent, too so guess their teeth aren’t that bad. They were going to write you a letter right back but couldn’t think of anything to [...]

Sep 7, 1970

Robert Stewart

“Going to “”Dion””, pronnounced “”Z on”” tomorrow for process to 101st.(Actual spelling Di An, pronounced as stated in letter.) “

Sep 8, 1970

John Bullock letter

..made it to Xuan. …got a few pictures when we went through Saigon. People leaving the 10th. I’m suppose to leave the 16th but that could change. Don’t know if I will be happy or not to get to the Cav. At least I’ll have a a little time out of the field. Have to [...]

Sep 8, 1970

John Bullock

“Xuan Loc. We arrived erly this afternoon at Xuan via a route through Saigon. We got lost for a little while in town but finally made our way out. We are having an awards ceremony tomorrow. I may get an Ar Com then. I’ve already seen the orders for it, but they didn’t have the [...]

Sep 9, 1970

John Bullock

Awards Ceremony and battalion party.

Sep 10, 1970

John Bullock

Platoon party for 3rd Platoon.

Sep 10, 1970

Robert Stewart

In Airport at Bien Hoa on way to 101st. The 6/31st doesn’t exist anymore as an organization. A young American GI and a girl came up to me and asked me about my New Years resolutions. Said it was for a military magazine that would come out in December. The girl took my picture. Months [...]

Sep 11, 1970

John Bullock

To Bien Hoa to depart for 1st Air Cav.

Sep 12, 1970

John Bullock letter

“Bien Hoa. ..went though the Academy processing here today so I could ship out any time from tomorrow on. I’m to go to the 12 Cav regiment, 2nd battalion, company C … Operating out of a place called Fire Base Sally. …there’s a possibility I could end up a squad leader, but I’m not planning [...]

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