Flying Boxcars CH47 Chinook helicopters 178th.ASHC Chu Lai,Vietnam

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Sadao James Hilario on November 19, 2011

This photo looks like the flight line of the Hercules, 132nd ASHC, the other CH-47 Company at Chu Lai, which came into country in the spring of 1968.

Sadao J. Hilario; Flight Engineer, 68-69 Chu Lai, Vietnam

vnvetlester on November 19, 2011

That was the flight line for the 132nd.before I got there.When I got to Chu Lai,all that was there was the flying boxcars 178th ASHC. My squad and I of the 39th.Engineer Battalion built a ATC tower for the flight line there.

doanek62 on November 1, 2013

I got in country 2-1-68 as an E-2 rank and was transferred to Chu lai 178th co. about 2 wks. later. I spent the first 3 mos. on the line in maint. but signed up for crew chief and then on to a flt eng. which was very cool. I replaced Smoot on 466 who ETS'd around 1-1-69 and another name is Driscol out of Mt. so if any of you good old boys want to catch up This flt. line could have been either one. GOOD MEMORIES

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Photo taken in Tam Nghĩa, Núi Thành, Quảng Nam, Vietnam

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  • Uploaded on July 3, 2007
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    by vnvetlester
    • Camera: HP Scanjet 4370
    • Taken on 2006/12/06 12:11:06