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Date Posted: 10:20:26 02/05/11 Sat
Author: Fred Gevalt
Subject: Re: 513th" Engr. Co. (DT)
In reply to: Jerry W. Watson 's message, "Re: 513th" Engr. Co. (DT)" on 11:30:13 10/22/10 Fri

I remember you guys! I was platoon leader of 3rd Patoon, Charlie Co., 35th Engr. Bn. at LZ Uplift. When your trucks (and the Euclid Scrapers) arrived, we thought we'd gone to heaven....Route 1 really started to shape up. As my CO said: "Now we can move mountains." And we did.

>>> 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.
>>>I was with the 513th engr co. dump trucks, attached
>>>>the 84th engr btn, 35th grp.
>>>513th Engr. Co. (DT) attached to 84th Engr. Bn.
>>>4/1967 - 4/1968
>>>> We called ourselves the flyin 513th and our claim
>>>>fame was being able to spread a load of dirt so thin
>>>>that the grader operators went back to sleep when
>>>>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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  • Re: 513th" Engr. Co. (DT) -- Roger Collis, 20:27:27 04/15/12 Sun
  • Re: 513th" Engr. Co. (DT) -- S/P 4 Gerald (Jerry) Hibbs, 15:21:49 04/18/14 Fri

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