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Pool Party Pix

O-2 Flyby Pix

The Wall

Cruise Pix

O-2 Flyby Video



The Field Party Pix

Party Narrative

Cruise Pix

Cruise Narrative



Photo Contest

Reunion Narrative

Reunion Pix  Video

Staff Ride Narrative



Goose’s Party Pix

Party & Reunion Narratives

Cruise Pix

DH-2 Beaver Floatplane Video



Boston Pix

Boston Narrative

Cruise Pix

Cruise Narrative



San Antonio Pix

Reunion Narrative



New Orleans Pix

Reunion Narrative



Memphis Pix

Reunion Narrative



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Shots taken in South East Asia


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O-2 Sunset Silhouette Over III Corp.

“Willy Pete” white phosphorus rockets in launcher pod.



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Rice Paddy Patrol

O-2A Instrument Panel

O-2A Radio Rack


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O-2A in flight

O-2A just after takeoff



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FAC taxiing out for a mission

Emergency Landing in foam



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Rustic “Zeke” Dekoker Hero Shot

Rustic “Hoppy” Hero Shot

Latest wear for “Incoming” Parties


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Rustic “Over” Mercer Hero Shot

O-2A armed for the next mission



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“Hoppy” with aircraft “Be Bop”

Cuc and Steve Hopkins


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Rustic “Chunk” Thrower Hero Shot

Mike Thrower awarded Air Medal by Col. Adams




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Mamie Van Doren onstage with Redeye at the Bien Hoa Officer’s Club

Mamie being graciously helped offstage by Redeye and BeBop


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Passing over mount Nui Ba Din to enter the

Rustic Area of Operations in Cambodia

Photo Christmas card sent to Bill Carruthers by

Cambodian Ground Commander, Lt. Sam in 1970



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Our caring hard working Hootch Maid, ‘Miss Juney’

Redeye earning his nickname from a

 non-combat eye injury

Cambodian Lt. Sam with Bill Carruthers, exchanging knives


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Rustic “Redeye” Harris Hero Shot

Rustic “Go-go” Gonzalez Hero Shot




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First Rustic Mission was flown by O-2A FAC Jerry Auth

Off into the night, an O-2A departs for combat in Cambodia


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