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Charles W.

I was assigned to the 12th Combat Aviation Group (CAG) on 2 June 1970, and ETS'd 6 July 1971. I was further assigned to the 12th CAG Army Aviation Element Tactical Operations Center which was located several miles from the 12th CAG's Headquarters compound. My hours were 6 PM to 6 AM. I worked every day for 13 months without a day off or R&R. My choice.

My job in AAE was to contact each of the units 12th CAG supported (11th BN, 145th BN, 22nd BN, 1/9th ACS & 3/17th ACS) plus any allied units we supported during special operations. The info I collected was reviewed by the officers in AAE and condensed into a larger report/briefing each day for General West. My officers/pilots were Maj. Moore, Capt. Torrence, Capt. Kilcrease, CW Stamos, and CW Thibideau among others.

AAE TOC was a top secret installation. I was told we were 20-30 feet underground so the VC and NVA could not penetrate the bunker with rockets.

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1-Abandoned Ship
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1-Abandoned Ship
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2-Aussie Camp, at Vung Tau
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2-Aussie Camp, at Vung Tau
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3-River at Ben Soi, South Vietnam
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3-River at Ben Soi, South Vietnam
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4-River at Ben Soi, Long An, South Vietnam
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4-River at Ben Soi, Long An, South V…
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5-River at Ben Soi, Siagon area, South Vietnam
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5-River at Ben Soi, Siagon area, Sou…
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6-Ship on the Ben Soi River, South Vietnam
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6-Ship on the Ben Soi River, South V…
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7-Binh Duong, South Vietnam
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7-Binh Duong, South Vietnam
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8-Binh Duong Village, South Vietnam
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8-Binh Duong Village, South Vietnam
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9-Chou Lon Zoo, South Vietnam
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9-Chou Lon Zoo, South Vietnam
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10-Countryside view of Binh Duong
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10-Countryside view of Binh Duong
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11-Plantation, and 12th Combat Aviation Group (CAG)
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11-Plantation, and 12th Combat Aviat…
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12-Plantation, and 12th Combat Aviation Group (CAG) area
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12-Plantation, and 12th Combat Aviat…
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13-Phuoc Long Village
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13-Phuoc Long Village
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14-Phuoc Long Rice Farm
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14-Phuoc Long Rice Farm
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15-Maj Moore 12th CAG AAE
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15-Maj Moore 12th CAG AAE
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16-Long Tanh Airfield-2
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16-Long Tanh Airfield-2
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17-Long Tanh Airfield-1
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17-Long Tanh Airfield-1
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18-Lighthouse Closeup
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18-Lighthouse Closeup
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19-Jerry - 12th CAG
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19-Jerry - 12th CAG
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20-Sp4 Jerry Regester, and "Lech" in Saigon-1
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20-Sp4 Jerry Regester, and "Lech" in…
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21-Left is "Lech" and on Right is Sp4 Jerry Regester, in Saigon-2
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21-Left is "Lech" and on Right is Sp…
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22-Fishing Village-3
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22-Fishing Village-3
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23-Fishing Village-2
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23-Fishing Village-2
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24-Farm and Rice Paddies-4
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24-Farm and Rice Paddies-4
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25-Farm and Rice Paddies-3
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25-Farm and Rice Paddies-3
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26-Farm and Rice Paddies-2
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26-Farm and Rice Paddies-2
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27-Farm and Rice Paddies-1
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27-Farm and Rice Paddies-1
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28-Cu Chi
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28-Cu Chi
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29-Cpl  Lech, 12th CAG
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29-Cpl Lech, 12th CAG
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30-Cpl  Lech, 12th CAG
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30-Cpl Lech, 12th CAG
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31-Saigon Park
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31-Saigon Park
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32-Saigon Mansions
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32-Saigon Mansions
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33-Saigon Funeral
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33-Saigon Funeral
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34-Saigon French Quarters
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34-Saigon French Quarters
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35-Saigon Fountain-4
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35-Saigon Fountain-4
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36-Saigon Fountain-3
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36-Saigon Fountain-3
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37-Saigon Fountain-2
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37-Saigon Fountain-2
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38-Saigon Fountain-1
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38-Saigon Fountain-1
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39-Saigon Food Stands
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39-Saigon Food Stands
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40-Saigon Cathedral-3
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40-Saigon Cathedral-3
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41-Saigon Cathedral-2
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41-Saigon Cathedral-2
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42-Saigon Cathedral-1
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42-Saigon Cathedral-1
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43-Saigon-4
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43-Saigon-4
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44-Saigon-3
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44-Saigon-3
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45-Saigon-2
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45-Saigon-2
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46-Saigon-1
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46-Saigon-1
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47-RVN Presidents Summer Home
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47-RVN Presidents Summer Home
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48-RVN Countryside
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48-RVN Countryside
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49-RVN Presidents Saigon Palace
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49-RVN Presidents Saigon Palace
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50-Sanford Army Airfield at Long Binh base, RVN.
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50-Sanford Army Airfield at Long Bin…
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51-Sanford Orphans Village
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51-Sanford Orphans Village
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52-Shell Building Saigon
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52-Shell Building Saigon
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53-Tan Son Nhut
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53-Tan Son Nhut
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54-Tay Ninh
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54-Tay Ninh
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55-Tay Ninh City
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55-Tay Ninh City
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56-Tay Ninh City
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56-Tay Ninh City
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57-Tay Ninh Village
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57-Tay Ninh Village
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58-Vung Tau Army Post
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58-Vung Tau Army Post
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59-Vung Tau City
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59-Vung Tau City
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60-Vung Tau Fishing Village
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60-Vung Tau Fishing Village
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61-Vung Tau Lighthouse
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61-Vung Tau Lighthouse
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62-Vung Tau
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62-Vung Tau
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63-Vung Tau, VC Mountain
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63-Vung Tau, VC Mountain
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64-Vung Tau-2
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64-Vung Tau-2
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65-Buck and Cpt Torrence
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65-Buck and Cpt Torrence
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66-Buck, RVN 1970, Checking Ammo
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66-Buck, RVN 1970, Checking Ammo
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67-Buck, RVN, 1970 Mission Ready
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67-Buck, RVN, 1970 Mission Ready
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68-Buck, RVN, 1970, Tactical Operations Center
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68-Buck, RVN, 1970, Tactical Operati…
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69-Buck, RVN, 1970
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69-Buck, RVN, 1970
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70-Mr. Stamos, Cpt. Torrence
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70-Mr. Stamos, Cpt. Torrence
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