The Mighty Ninth

Strive To Reach The Summit

Jim_Chuck_68.jpgFO & His BossFO Lt Jim James (dec - 2020) and Cpt Chuck Chaplinski, "A" Company, 1/35th Inf Company commander find a shady spot in the jungle.
Jim_James2.jpgAll SmilesAnother day humping the boonies. At left is the Company RTO, David Cook, center is our medic, and, as usual, all medics are known as "Doc". His real name is Reinhard Heubaum and he lives in Chicago. That's me me with the bandana around my neck (OD in color, of course).
Jim_James1.jpgDigging InFirst rule of survival...dig in!
From left: Jim James, Wesley Sperling, Tom Buchanan, and Shaun Thomas.
JimJames-Curr.jpgThen & NowYeah, that skinny little feller with the dark hair on the far left was me....a long time ago!

Lt_Jim_James.jpgJim and wife Doniece on the Riverwalk at the 35th Inf Reunion held in San Antonio in 2011.

Regret to report that Jim died in July 2020.
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