Chuck Carlock's Pictures

From 1967-68

31 total images

The Flight Line and Company Area

Company area on beach at Chu Lai in 1968 Rattler and Firebird flight line at Chu Lai Rattler/Firebird flight line in 1968 Some smells you just never forget!

Thanksgiving Day menu from 1967

Thanksgiving Day menu from 1967 Thanksgiving Day menu from 1967

Signs Around The Company Area & Flight Line

Signs around the company area Signs around the company area Signs around the company area

The Aircraft

Firebird "Frog" ship in revetment Rattler Slick Firebird "Hog" Ship Firebird "Hog" hovering into the flight line. Low on fuel, or empty rocket pods? Firebird at sunset near Tam Ky Firebirds shooting just after sunset Firebird XM-21 minigun with 7shot rocket pods The interior of a Firebird gunship

Aircraft That Didn't Fare So Well

Remains of a Firebird cockpit Remains of a Firebird cockpit Firebird gunship coming home via Chinook slingload Rattler slick comes home on a hook Rattler slick comes home on a hook Remains of aircraft in which Washburn, Sherin, Walsh and Wester were killed Program from the memorial service for Washburn, Sherin, Walsh and Wester

POW's

Site where Anton, Lewis & Pfister were captured in 1968.  Arrow points were anton tried to pull dirt over him to hide. POW jungle camp taken shortly after the pows were moved POW Camp where Anton was held.  Nearly 50% of the captives died

Other Odds & Ends

Standing, left to right: John Dailey, Tom Silva, Ray Foley, Jaak Sepp and Roger Hall. Kneeling, Mark Corker with Dutchess Bullet through helmet Firebird decal on remains of trawler destroyed by Firebirds Firebird decal on remains of trawler destroyed by Firebirds