Photos from the collection of Steve Laktash
Steve Laktash served with H&S and with Charlie Company during 1967 and 1968. He can be reached at
using this automatic email form.
after being on
for a few months. The grunts who guarded the hill loved the hair.
Hill 674. Foxtrot comm relay.
Radio on the left, kitchen/supplies on the right.
Before my first patrol with "C" Co., 3rd Platoon. Nov '67
"Smitty". Team members
at our new location in Quang Tri .
Team "Marble Champ"
(need to identify these guys)
headed for the "Backyard" near Dong Ha. Drop off along Hwy 9.
George (on right..last name?) and me,
along with a friend. Filling sandbags at Quang Tri. Apr '68.
Working on new defenses
in 3rd Recon area at Dong Ha, early '68.
for a heavy patrol. Took 3 LAAW's along.
Our mascot puppy
and his "bunker" at Quang Tri.
at Quang Tri.
from the Company sign used in battalion gallery.
Cam Lo river
defensive positions around the bridge near Dong Ha. Looking (direction). Played grunt for a couple of weeks.
Bridge over Cam Lo river
north of Dong Ha. May '68.
The recon helipad
at Dong Ha. Intel shack in the background .
battalion sign used above.
More to come.