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The following pictures are from Bob DeBoer.  He originally inlisted in the army as a 67A10, Helicopter maint. He was selected for ATC school at Keesler AFB ms. He arrived in Vietnam on Nov 11 69 assigned to LZ Betty.  He left on Nov. 7, 1970 ( assigned to the 363rd ADD )

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LZ Betty control tower.  It was located beside the radar unit next to the runway.

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Chieu Hoi Center located on Duong Cuong Do road along side the Ca Ty River

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Access road to the beach.  To the left the ARVN compound.

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Republic F105D Thunderchief (Fast mover),  could carry over 12,000lbs of ordnance into combat.  Conducted most of the air strikes into North Vietnam in the early part of the war

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       UH 1H Gunship, 192 assault helicopter co.

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Phan Thiet Airfield looking toward the North East from the west side helipad

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Vietnamese Disabled Veterans Association. And you thought our VA had a low budget!

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Traffic in down town Phan Thiet. Not much has changed. You still see entire families on 1 motor scooter, there just hundreds more of them.

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Pilots operating hand book. Gives runway, approach info and all pertinent data on LZ Betty

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One of the USO shows featuring non rounded eyed women. You can see the rest of the pictures on the USO Page.

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Another nice picture of the market.

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Great early am shot of the Cat Ty River.

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                        Some pictures realy don`t need an explanation.

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Cessna  twin engine 337 ACFT.

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The following pictures are from Johny Williams, ( Johny the Mole).His tour of Duty was from Oct 69 to Oct. 70. He was assigned to B-Co 2nd Plt.

Johny in the drivers seat. This pictures was taken in late April by Rick Leland.

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