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NAME

DATE

F/HRS

#LANDINGS

FLIGHT CODE

NOTES

Roger Cook

06-22-66

1.7

2

06-23-66

3.5

6

06-26-67

0.6

1

06-30-66

5.6

3

08-11-66

0.7

1

09-09-66

1.5

5

TOTAL TIME

13.6

Rustly Sachs

09-21-66

1.7

7

1R9

09-22-66

1.5

7

1R9

09-28-66

0.5

1

1R7

10-12-66

7.2

18

1R4

10-16-66

0.1

1

1R4

10-19-66

2.2

1

1R4

11-17-66

3.1

1

1A1

12-01-66

1.5

12

1R4

Engine Failure

01-07-67

0.2

1

1L

Iwo Jima

01-10-67

0.6

1

1R7

White Beach

01-10-67

1.1

1

1R7

Iwo Jima

01-15-67

0.5

1

1L

Iwo Jima

01-28-67

1.7

2

1R7

Ky Ha

01-28-67

1.0

1

1R6

Ky Ha

02-01-67

0.5

1

1R4

Ky Ha

02-05-67

2.7

3

1R7

Ky Ha-Quang Non-Ky Ha

02-24-67

2.6

3

1R7

Ky Ha-Da Nang

03-21-67

1.4

5

1R6

Ky Ha

03-24-67

5.1

2

1R7

Ky Ha-Marble Mountain

04-20-67

2.8

3

1R7

Ky Ha-Chu Lai

04-21-67

1.7

8

1R7

Ky Ha-Chu Lai

04-22-67

0.1

3

1R7

Chu Lai-Ky Ha

04-29-67

1.3

1

1R6

Ky Ha-Chu Lai

04-30-67

0.1

1

1R6

Chu Lai

05-24-67

5.0

6

1Rl7

Ky Ha

07-01-67

1.5

1

1A4

LCH-3

07-08-67

5.6

1

1R9

LCH-3

TOTAL TIME

55.1

Larry Turner

06-05-66

0.2

3

1L

06-11-66

0.3

1

1L

06-11-66

0.2

1

1L

07-10-66

0.8

1

1R5

07-28-66

0.4

3

1L

07-29-66

1.4

4

1R7

08-03-66

0.3

6

1L

08-06-66

0.2

1

1L

TOTAL TIME

3.8

Jack Lodge

06-13-66

1.4

3

1R5

07-09-66

2.0

4

1R7

07-23-66

2.0

4

1R7

07-31-66

0.8

1

1R7

08-19-66

1.3

2

1R5

08-26-66

1.0

2

1R7

08-29-66

0.8

1

1R5

09-05-66

4.2

6

1R7

TOTAL TIME

12.9

Ron Heald

05-20-66

1.6

1R5

06-25-66

0.5

1R7

MSN #1824J

TOTAL TIME

2.1

Chuck Travis

07-12-67

09-03-67

09-20-67

Dave Luhrsen

05-14-66

0.2

Intial test hop at Danang

06-19-66

1.2

Hairy recon retraction under fire from 3 automatic weapons

06-23-66

3.5

Direct support mission from Tam Ky

06-30-66

3.3

Escorted KD 4-25 (two holes) on retraction

07-03-66

2.5

Received fire from 50 cal.

07-10-66

0.6

A "nothing" hop

07-22-66

6.2

Eleven medevacs out of Danang including double amputee

who stepped on a mine; Aussie w/gut wound; pregnant

woman shot in the back; children.

Operation Hastings - 500 VC KIA

08-08-66

1.7

Two landings on hospital ship Repose w/medevacs. Also

hauling rockets to Quang Tin for overnight direct support

standby. Operation Colorado commenced including

90 plane gaggles. Six medevac missions from Ky Ha.

Pulled out 7 from a hilltop south. Discovered live grenade

w/pin pulled on one of the Marines. Called KD so they'd

know to call Momma if we blew up.

08-09-66

2.3

SAR at Chu Lai and instructional hop w/3 trips to Repose

08-10-66

0.2

Back to Ky Ha from SAR. Footnote: Operation Colorado

exploded. Co. from 1/5 attacked by VC @ BT2323.

Laitala, Lee, Sheehan, Bracy and Willumier pulled out 100

medevacs under intense fire. Sgt. Jensen wounded

TOTAL TIME

21.7

(DFC's, Silver Star)

Carl B. Wheeler

05-24-66

1.5

3R5

07-28-66

3.3

1RC

07-29-66

2.3

1R7

07-29-66

2.6

1R5

07-30-66

1.1

3R6

07-31-66

0.4

3R6

09-02-66

2.5

1R5

09-05-66

4.2

1R7

09-11-66

3.7

1R7

09-26-66

0.6

1L

12-12-66

1.8

1R4

01-07-67

0.2

1L

01-12-67

0.5

1L

01-13-67

0.2

1L

01-26-67

1.5

1R7

01-26-67

1.3

1R7

02-14-67

0.4

1L

03-15-67

1.6

1R8

03-16-67

0.2

1Q

03-21-67

0.4

1L

04-15-67

0.2

1L

04-25-67

3.2

1R7

05-08-67

0.4

1L

05-15-67

0.2

1L

TOTAL TIME

34.3

Joel Vignere

05-24-66

0.9

5

1R5

Ky Ha

06-26-66

1.7

3

1R7

#1919 & 1909 Ky Ha

06-08-66

0.4

Ken MacBeth KIA'd

07-05-66

1.2

2

1R5

Ky Ha

09-02-66

2.2

5

1R5

Ky Ha

09-02-66

0.4

2

3R6

#177G Ky Ha

11-02-66

1.0

2

1R7

1 carrier, LPH2 (Valley Forge, I believe)

11-16-66

2.1

2

1A2

NAS Cubic

12-16-66

0.2

1

1R4

1 carrier Cubi/LPH7 - Iwo Jima

01-27-67

0.1

1

1R7

Ky Ha

02-01-67

3.9

5

1R6

#52G Ky Ha

02-02-67

6.3

8

1R7

#75, 54E and H Ky Ha

02-24-67

2.6

5

1R7

#98 & 93 Ky Ha - Danang

03-11-67

1.0

Ky Ha

04-13-67

3.6

6

1R7

Ky Ha

04-20-67

2.8

2

1R7

Ky Ha-Phu Bai & return

TOTAL TIME

30.0

Ron Fix

09-02-66

2.5

2

1R5

#208 B&C

10-18-66

3.0

10

1R4

12-12-66

1.8

10

1R4

Cubi

01-24-67

5.0

6

1R7

Quang Ngai - Ky Ha

02-11-67

0.5

2

1R7

Quang Ngai - Ky Ha

02-11-67

1.1

3

1R7

Ky Ha - LZ Penguin

02-23-67

0.5

1

1R6

Ky Ha - Quang Ngai

02-24-67

0.4

1R6

Quang Ngai - Ky Ha #71

02-27-67

3.9

IN/7

1R9

Ky Ha - Nui Dang

03-19-67

2.2

3

1R7

54D, G;

05-05-67

0.6

1

3R6

Ky Ha

05-21-67

5.0

16

1R7

Ky Ha

06-17-67

2.0

8

1R7

Ky Ha

TOTAL TIME

28.5

Robbie Robertson

09-20-67

0.3

1

1R6

Test

09-28-67

1.9

2

1R7

Phu Bai

09-29-67

4.6

2

1R9

PHu Bai/Khe Sanh

09-30-67

6.1

3

1R9

Khe Sanh

10-01-67

1.1

3

1R9

Khe Sanh/Phu Bai

10-02-67

1.8

1

1R9

Phu Bai

06-07-68

3.7

7

1R9

Princeton

07-11-68

6.9

14

1R9

Phu Bai

07-13-68

6.5

14

1R9

Phu Bai

07-15-68

6.0

9

1R9

Phu Bai

08-04-68

2.4

3

1R7

Princeton

08-09-68

4.5

6

1R7

Princeton

08-24-68

3.6

8

1R9

LPH-5

TOTAL TIME

49.4

Walter Shauer

02-29-68

1.3

2

1R7

Phu Bai

03-01-68

3.8

4

1R9

Phu Bai

03-02-68

2.1

7

1R6

Phu Bai

03-04-68

9.5

32

1R9

Phu Loc - Phu Bai

03-05-68

2.2

8

1R6

Phu Bai

03-05-98

1.2

2A2

Phu Bai

03-06-68

4.9

13

1R9

Phu Bai

03-07-68

1.6

11

3R6

03-08-68

5.6

11

1R9

03-11-68

1.4

1

1R9

03-12-68

3.6

8

1R9

03-13-68

1.4

2

1R7

03-13-68

4.1

10

1R9

03-14-68

2.5

8

1R5

03-14-68

1.7

3

1R7

03-14-68

0.5

1

1R9

03-15-68

1.9

3

1R9

03-16-68

1.4

6

1R5

03-17-68

7.3

20

1R6

03-18-68

3.5

3

3R6

03-19-68

0.6

1

1R6

03-19-68

2.3

3

1R7

03-19-68

0.8

1

1R7

03-21-68

0.9

1

1R7

03-24-68

6.3

5

1R9

03-25-68

0.7

2

1R9

03-25-68

3.3

5

1R9

03-26-68

1.7

2

1R9

03-26-68

0.7

1R7

03-26-68

0.5

1R7

03-26-68

6.3

8

1R9

03-28-68

1.2

2

1R6

03-28-68

0.7

1R7

03-28-68

1.8

1

1R9

03-29-68

0.5

1

1R7

03-29-68

1.0

1

1R7

03-30-68

0.5

1R7

03-30-68

1.6

2

3R6

03-31-68

7.0

8

2R6

04-01-68

1.2

2

1R7

04-02-68

1.6

3

1R7

04-03-68

2.0

2

1R7

04-05-68

1.9

1

1R9

Phu Bai

04-06-68

6.1

4

1R9

Phu Bai

04-07-68

1.2

1

1R7

Phu Bai

04-08-68

2.6

4

1R9

Phu Bai

04-09-68

7.5

4

1R9

Phu Bai

04-11-68

0.5

1

1R6

Phu Bai

04-13-68

2.6

1

1R9

Iwo Jima

04-14-68

0.6

1R9

Phu Bai

04-15-68

1.3

1

1R9

Iwo Jima

04-17-68

9.1

5

1R9

Iwo Jima

04-19-68

6.1

4

1R9

Iwo Jima

04-20-68

3.7

1

1R9

Iwo Jima

04-23-68

6.2

3

1R7

Col Etheridge Cos 9th MAB

04-26-68

3.0

5

1R7

Iwo Jima

04-30-68

5.0

2

1R9

Iwo Jima

04-30-68

1.9

6

1R6

Iwo Jima

05-03-68

5.2

9

1R9

Iwo Jima

05-04-68

4.7

5

1R7

Iwo Jima

05-07-68

1.2

1

1R6

Iwo Jima

05-08-68

6.2

5

1R9

Iwo Jima

05-09-68

3.3

3

1R9

Iwo Jima

05-10-68

5.8

9

1R9

Iwo Jima

05-11-68

4.0

6

1R7

Iwo Jima

05-15-68

3.8

8

1R9

Iwo Jima

06-05-68

4.3

3

1R6

Princeton

06-07-68

1.0

6

3R6

Princeton

06-08-68

8.0

18

1R9

Princeton

06-10-68

7.2

5

1R9

Princeton

06-10-68

1.4

2

3A4

Princeton

06-11-68

6.4

6

1R6

Princeton

06-12-68

6.6

8

1R9

Princeton

06-13-68

4.2

5

1R7

Princeton

06-14-68

7.9

8

1R9

Princeton

06-17-68

1.9

2

1R7

Princeton

06-19-68

4.8

4

1R9

Princeton

06-22-68

7.3

8

1R7

Princeton

07-06-68

5.5

9

1R7

Princeton

07-10-68

3.6

5

1R9

Phu Bai

07-12-68

6.6

10

1R9

Phu Bai

07-14-68

7.8

5

1R9

Phu Bai

07-25-68

5.8

5

1R7

Princeton

08-05-68

5.3

16

1R9

Princeton

08-06-68

5.7

7

1R7

Princeton

TOTAL TIME

299.5

Chuck Bowers

02-27-68

1.0

1J

Phu Bai-Danang Daylight Ferry

03-07-68

1.6

3R6

Phu Bai Night Medevac

04-08-68

2.6

1R9

Phu Bai Resupply

05-14-68

3.2

1R9

LPH Iwo Jima Day Resupply

07-05-69

6.4

1R9

LPH Princeton Day Resupply

07-08-68

5.3

1R7

LPH Princeton Day Resupply

07-21-68

3.6

1R7

Phu Bai Day Liaison

07-28-68

3.5

1R7

LPH Princeton Day Liaison

09-10-68

2.2

1R6

Marble Mountain Day Medevac

TOTAL TIME

29.4