||This and the next page come from
Garland Gilmore. Garland was CO of the 62nd IPCT attached to the 1st
Cavalry Division (AM) in 1968-69.
picture after one of the teams received awards from a successful mission.
Kneeling L-R Victor Sokeland, Sgt. R. Flowers, unknown, Robert Beck,
unknown, unknown, John Hughes, behind Walter Reed. Standing L-R Edward Dion,
Robert Faust, Edward Arnado, unknown, Barry Breaux and Lt. Gilmore. The
Labradors L-R are Sambo, Bruce, Lucky and Shadow. I am not sure between
Lucky and Shadow."
Update 03 July 2009 from Dreama Rose: Marion "Alvin" Rose is 3rd from
the left, and Gary Stewart is 5th from the left.
||Thanks to Garland
for sharing these images and for the captions. And thanks to fellow veteran Tommy Joe Skiens for his
assistance in getting the photos to the website.
"A team ready to track. Kneeling L-R Victor
Sokeland, Sambo, and Don Hylton. Standing L-R Hammond, Edward Dion, and
||"Lt. Gilmore doing paper work,
writing letter to home. This was my "hooch" made of plywood and ammo boxes
and doubled as the orderly room."
||"This is a team awaiting a chopper
for a mission. On the back of this picture I wrote that the team member on
far right was wounded on this mission. I am not sure as to the validity of
this statement. L-R John Hughes, Edward Dion, unknown, unknown, George
Franklin, and D. Alonzo."
||"Platoon picture after awards and
promotions. L-R kneeling, Kay Mills, R. Flowers, Unknown, Unknown,
Unknown, Victor Sokeland and Barry Breaux. Middle row L-R Robert Faust,
Walter Reed, and Robert Beck. Standing L-r Edward Dion, Carl Treichel,
Edward Arnado, Unknown, and John Hughes."
Update 03 July 2009 from Dreama Rose: Marion "Alvin" Rose is 3rd form the
left. Gary Stewart is 4th from the left.
||"A team picture after receiving
awards as a result of a successful mission. L-R Unknown, Unknown, Kay Mills,
R. Flowers, Unknown."
Update 03 July
2009 from Dreama Rose: 2nd from the left is Gary Stewart; 5th from the left
is Marion "Alvin" Rose
||"Captured enemy paraphernalia
as a result of a successful tracker mission. Not sure why the Gurkha Kukri
is on the table."
||"A comparison of weapons being
shown by Walter Reed."
||"Platoon Sergeant SFC Hugh Lamb
||"Monsoon season in a leaking tent.
I believe D. Alonzo is holding the roof up while three others who are
unidentified are putting in metal to stop the water. I am not sure if
this took place before picture #4 or I was mistaken concerning D. Alonzo
being wounded during that mission in picture #4."