In Country

The Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry with Palm, was awarded to all members of the U.S. Armed Forces and other nations for  valorous achievement in combat during the Vietnam Conflict.  The Vietnamese Government issued the award to all units  subordinate to Military Assistance Command Vietnam during the period from February 8, 1962 to March 28, 1973 and to  U.S. Army Vietnam and it’s subordinate units for the period July 20, 1965 to March 28, 1973. Authorization for all U.S. Army personnel was confirmed in HDQA General Orders No. 8, dated March 19, 1974.

The Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry with Palm, was awarded to all members of the U.S. Armed Forces and other nations for valorous achievement in combat during the Vietnam Conflict. The Vietnamese Government issued the award to all units subordinate to Military Assistance Command Vietnam during the period from February 8, 1962 to March 28, 1973 and to U.S. Army Vietnam and it’s subordinate units for the period July 20, 1965 to March 28, 1973. Authorization for all U.S. Army personnel was confirmed in HDQA General Orders No. 8, dated March 19, 1974.

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John Shoemaker’s pictures

HHQ Hawk Hill

HHQ Hawk Hill

Bunker 13 Hawk Hill

Bunker 13 Hawk Hill

Lt Shoemaker and M113

Lt Shoemaker and M113

Monsoons on Hawk Hill

Monsoons on Hawk Hill

Vietnam Marijuana

Vietnam Marijuana

Troops marching to trucks for Bob Hope show

Troops marching to trucks for Bob Hope show

Bob Hope Christmas Show 1970

Bob Hope Christmas Show 1970

Thousands watch bob Hope Christmas 1970

Thousands watch bob Hope Christmas 1970

 

 

Mark Manfred’s pictures

Mike Latimer’s pictures

Rick Ray’s pictures

Joe Hoover’s pictures

Illustrated Dictionary of Military Slang during the Vietnam War https://cherrieswriter.wordpress.com/2014/02/13/military-speak-during-the-vietnam-war/