U.S. Navy Fast Patrol Craft (Swift Boat) PCF-38 of Coastal Division 11 cruises the Cai Ngay Canal. Photo taken: April 1970
Madame Ho Thi Que, The Tiger Lady, courageously served in combat with the South Vietnamese 44th Ranger Battalion in the early 1960's.
With enemy activity noted in their area, a squad from A Company, 2/503, 173d Airborne, is deployed in reconnaissance. Quote: Medal of Honor MORRIS, CHARLES B. Rank and organization: Staff Sergeant (then Sgt.), U.S. Army, Company A, 2d Battalion (Airborne), 503d Infantry, 173d Airborne Brigade (Separate) Place and date: Republic of Vietnam, 29 June 1966 Entered service at: Roanoke, Virginia Born: 29 December 1931, Carroll County, Virginia
Major Ralph Kuster shoots down a North Vietnamese MiG-17 with his F-105's 20mm cannon. The U.S. Air Force shot down 137 MiG fighters during the Vietnam War, 61 of which were MiG-17s.