Vxn8 detachment daNang,My 20 years in the Navy, in the navy, oasu, ses 100a, vxn8, vx8, caron, springfield, blue eagles.
             VXN8 Pax River, 
West Pac Detachment
September 1967 to March 1971.

Name change from OASU to VX8 in September, then to VXN8 later on, same job but doing a little extra work. Our group of air planes became larger to do other projects throughout the world. I remained assigned to the Westpac detachment supporting four special configured planes. Three were in country at a time with the forth in rework, two in Saigon with the other up north in Danang. Put a total of over three years in Vietnam. I, along with a black shoe electrician, maintained Diesel power, Gas Turbine and air conditioning to operate and cool all of the transmitting equipment. Some of the planes took weapons fire (direct hits) letting the air crew earn two Air Medals which I wore with pride along with my Air Crew Wings.
My best friend< he was sent back to the US when we closed up operations and left
EN2 earns Air Crew Wings
Diesel removed, New Gas Turbine Generator in
Relaxing on time off
David Walker para rigger and I
It had to be good we can still laugh
Ready for another night flight
Reading material
Visit friends to ride River Boats
Walker, Parachute Rigger, my best friend
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