3rd Reconnaissance Battalion

Northern I Corps

Republic of Vietnam

Quang Tri & Thua Thien Provinces

January 1969

Quang Tri Combat Base / National Forest Reserve


  A Memorial Service.

 Article published in Sea Tiger regarding Team 1C2's Bait & Wait patrol.

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"Bait & Wait"

Vandergrift Combat Base / Provisional Reconnaissance Co./ Dewey Canyon

 An "Old" CH-34 putting down at VCB.


 Pfc. Carl B. Weiss (foreground) of Team 1C1 expressing pure delight while at VCB (Unidentified Recon Marines in background) waiting for insertion birds to take us to our RZ's in the Ashau Valley.

 Left to Right Pfc. Carl B. Weiss of Team 1C1 with Pfc.'s Anthony Cardenas & Frank J. Ladzinski of Team 1C2 in front of LZ at VCB giving thumbs up on being advised to mount up we were next for insertion. The CH-46's in background are our birds.


 How does that go again? A "Beer" in hand. Yours truly posing with an empty! Joking & releasing some tension as we waited for notification on our insertion birds.

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Battalion Reunions:

Hilton Head, SC - March 1991

San Diego, CA - April 1994

Las Vegas, NV - September 1998

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