Jeff Russell's Memories

  1. My first patrol in the Long Hai Hills on July 5, 1972. XO of ODA-364 Lt Kenneth Bowra and Jeff Russell

  2. Twenty four years later at Ft Lewis December 1996 MG Kenneth Bowra and Jeff Russell

  3. My first day in the bush July 5, 1972

  4. AO Blue. We were on an island SE of Vung Tau September 1972

  5. AO Blue September 1972. One of the youngest soldiers in the 43rd Battalion. Battalion Commander, 43rd Battalion

  6. AO Blue September 1972. Cambodian soldiers from 43rd Battalion

  7. AO Blue September 1972. One of the squads from 43rd Battalion. Long Hai Hills in background

  8. AO Blue September 1972. Cambodian soldiers from 43rd Battalion

  9. AO Blue September 1972. Cambodian soldier from 43rd Battalion. Battalion Sergeant Major, 43rd Battalion

  10. AO Blue September 1972. Sick call 43rd Battalion

  11. AO Blue September 1972. Sick call 43rd Battalion. The man in the right of the pictures was my interpreter

  12. AO Blue September 1972. Sick call 43rd Battalion

  13. AO Blue September 1972. Sick call 43rd Battalion

  14. AO Blue September 1972. Sick call 43rd Battalion

  15. AO Blue September 1972. SSGT Roy G. Flournoy, Heavy Weapons, ODA-364 Jeff Russell

  16. ODA-362. This team trained the Cambodian Marine Battalion taken at Long Hai in November 1972

  17. Outside the Long Hai Dispensary August 1972. The snake was dinner for a squad of Cambodians that night

  18. Last day in country, 7 February 1973

  19. B-36 Long Hai, November 1972

  20. Austin Lee (A-362) and our interpreter showing off the krait to the Cambodians