Photos I took of My US Army Training 1967 - 1969

Basic Training Mess Hall

Basic Training the Mess Hall
Fort Jackson South Carolina Tank Hill 1967

Fort Jackson

above Basic Training Fort Jackson Tank Hill 1967

Fort Jackson 1967

Fort Jackson, South Carolina 1967
Basic Training Company area view from
atop of truck. The yellow lines on ground
were to stand in formation in front of barracks

Practice Grenade throw

Practice Grenade Throw to
North Vietnamese enemy silhouettes in bunkers
Fort Jackson 1967 Basic Training

Basic Training 1967

Basic Training Wire Obstacles 1967
There are many black silhouettes of
Vietcong in yellow hats in the distance

M14 Rifle and Bayonet fighting target

Bayonet on M-14 rifle targets for simulating
knocking enemy rifle away and lunging
fixed bayonet into center black area or chest of enemy.
Fort Jackson 1967 Basic Training

M14 rifle close combat training

Basic Training Fort Jackson 1967
M14 Rifle close in combat training

Me Basic Training 1967

Me in Basic Training 1967

Me running the mile Fort Jackson 1967

Me running the mile at Fort Jackson
South Carolina Basic Training 1967

Infiltration Course 1967 Fort Jackson Basic Training

Infiltration Course 1967 Fort Jackson Basic Training
There were quarter pound blocks of Dynamite
in the sandbag stations. You had to crawl up through
the wall under the barb wire and low crawl through the field
while machine guns were firing tracer ammo over your head.

Infiltration Course wall

Infiltration Course You had to crawl up through the wall under the barb wire

Basic Training March

Basic Training 1967 Fort Jackson

Riot Gas training

Riot Gas training with the gas mask case open under the arm

Me  M60 Machine Gun

Me in training with the M60 Machine Gun at
Fort Polk Louisiana 1969

Qualification Rifle Ranges

Rifle Ranges Fort Jackson 1967

Target

Pop up target
Target would go down when hit and then
Pop up again for the next shot 1967

M16 Arms Room 1968

M16 Arms Room 1969 Fort Polk

Fort Polk Infantry Training M16 Arms room 1968 - 1969