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From: Bill Canfield
Time: 12:47:18 PM
Remote Name: 220.127.116.11
I was with the 67th from April '69 through May '70, principally in Vung Tau but also at Camp Viking and Dong Tam where the 2nd. platoon was headquartered. I recall that during the mid-part of '69, the company first began to receive the yellow dump trucks under the MAC-LOC initiative which was the road-building component of the "Vietnamization" program. i recall that we were tasked with training Vietnamese drivers on these particular trucks because the 5 ton trucks that we used (under our organic TO&E) were too big and complicated for the Vietnamese to use successfully. I also recall that the yellow MAC-LOC trucks were looked after by US civilians pursuant to a DoD contract. I believe that we felt that the yellow trucks were pretty damn small and under-powered compared to the 5 ton trucks that we normally used. would like to hear your recollections. My e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
From: Jim Waechter email@example.com
Date: 26 Oct 2004
Remote Name: 18.104.22.168
I Joined Co. C at Dong Tam just before they moved to Ben Thuy. I was the Company Operations officer and do not remember any Lt. Hurley. I did not ever hear of any atrocities either. I also read the story and it puzzled me. I moved to HQ late in 1968.