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Date Posted: 11:30:13 10/22/10 Fri
Author: Jerry W. Watson
Subject: Re: 513th" Engr. Co. (DT)
In reply to: Arturo DeVargas 's message, "Re: 513th" Engr. Co. (DT)" on 15:05:47 07/18/10 Sun

>> I was with the 513th March 1967-February 1968. Original base camp SW of Quinon. Five of us went north attached to 1st cav at LZ Uplift, LZ Lowboy (Bonson Plains)beginning in july 67. Went back to base camp around middle of December 67 TET. My best buddy then and still to this day Larry "Jiggs" Hill. Thank all of you for your service.
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>>I was with the 513th engr co. dump trucks, attached to
>>>the 84th engr btn, 35th grp.
>>513th Engr. Co. (DT) attached to 84th Engr. Bn.
>>4/1967 - 4/1968
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>>> 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????

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