Military personnel; Soldiers; Uniforms; Military uniforms; Helmets; Trucks
A soldier sitting in the back of a truck about to leave Vung Chua Mountain, probably headed to Qui Nhon or to a patrol on the other side of the mountain. He wears sunglasses and a wristwatch and displays the signal brigade patch on his sleeve.
Military personnel; Soldiers; Military uniforms; Hats; Arms & armament; Helmets; Military vehicles
Photograph taken behind a group of soldiers preparing to go out on patrol at dusk. All appear to be wearing helmets and M69 flak vests. Several soldiers are carrying M-16 rifles. Two M35 2.5-ton trucks are also visible. The M35 was; nicknamed...
Military vehicles; Cities & towns; Streets; Military personnel; Soldiers; Military uniforms; Arms & armament
Several soldiers outfitted with helmets, rifles, and flak vests are riding in a small truck through Qui Nhon on their way back to the military base at Vung Chua Mountain. All but the driver are wearing helmets. They are driving toward a group of...
Military personnel; Soldiers; Uniforms; Military uniforms; Hats; Arms & armament; Helmets
Christopher Ammons is resting among concealing foliage while on patrol. He has a towel around his neck (a common practice for soldiers on patrol) and his M16 lies across his lap. Large leaves and tall grass can be seen behind him.
Military personnel; Soldiers; Uniforms; Military uniforms; Hats; Helmets
A young soldier, whom Ammons believes to be named Clark, at the signal base on Vung Chua Mountain. He is in a camouflage-green helmet and wears a flak vest over his uniform. Stacks of sandbags can be seen behind him near the entrance to a bunker.
Mountains; Military facilities; Trucks; Cities & towns
Eight soldiers posing in and around a truck in Qui Nhon. Chris Ammons is standing in the center wearing glasses, helmet, and flak jacket. Other soldiers wear hats, helmets, or no headgear at all. Only one carries an M16.
Military personnel; Soldiers; Military uniforms; Arms & armament; Helmets
Two soldiers at the Vung Chua Mountain base. The soldier on the right is wearing a shirt which reads: "Visit fascinating Viet Nam." The soldier on the left is probably departing for home, given the amount of material he is carrying. His souvenirs...
Men; Buildings; Soldiers; Sleeping; Military uniforms; Helmets; Military personnel
Soldier sleeping near a wooden structure with his head resting on what appears to be a rolled-up sleeping bag and a military-issue back pack. A helmet, pair of boots, and an M-16 rifle are at his side. Further military-issue gear of a similiar...
Soldiers; Men; Military vehicles; Trucks; Military uniforms; Helmets; Military personnel; Mud; Puddles
Four soldiers about to depart for patrol with another soldier nearby. A large military transport truck in the background appears to be a "deuce and a half," slang for a two-and-a-half-ton truck. Photograph is from Ammons's first tour in 1968.
Helicopters; Rifles; Soldiers; Helmets; Military uniforms; Military personnel; Rural areas
A Huey in flight taken from another helicopter. A soldier and the barrel of an M-16 are also in the frame. The helicopters appear to be flying over a farming area. The photograph is from Ammons's first tour in 1968.