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Date Posted: 00:17:07 04/26/99 Mon
Author: jd
Subject: Re: "The Flyin' 513th"
In reply to: Max Stephens 's message, ""The Flyin' 513th"" on 17:54:52 04/25/99 Sun

> I was with the 513th engr co. dump trucks, attached to
> the 84th engr btn, 35th grp.
> We called ourselves the flyin 513th and our claim to
> fame was being able to spread a load of dirt so thin
> that the grader operators went back to sleep when they
> saw us coming and their NCO's threw rocks at us when
> they saw us going!
> I was there from June 68-69 Hauled dirt from Doc To
> to DA Lat and hit every chuck hole I could find!
> I've been looking for anyone from the 513th for
> years! Only 50 or 60 men in the entire outfit! Where
> are you????

I served with the 513th in late 70. We still had the same honored distiction of pouring the perfect viscosity of dirt. I am glad the memory is preserved and still a fond memory on a long day.****your brother jd

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