The Mighty Ninth

Strive To Reach The Summit

Okie442.JPGOld drinking buddiesLt Monty Lafitte and John (UNK). Taken at Phu Cat in June, 1968.
Okie443.JPGCompany CommanderCapt Dave Collins...a great troop leader for the 35th Inf Regt. Well respected by the Redlegs of the 2/9th. Photo taken near LZ Ross. His FO was Lt Bert Landau.
Okie445.JPGFO & RTOFO Lt Monty Lafitte staying in close contact with his RTO, Sgt Lee Okerstrom at LZ English, Bong Son.
Okie446.JPGMore FOs and RTOsJim ____, RTO, Rocky ____, FO, Lt Monty Lafitte, Lee Okerstrom, and Art. Taken at LZ Ross.
Okie448.JPGYe Olde Redleg InnSgt Lee Okerstrom, left, with Lt Monty Lafitte with a "Stars & Bars" flag in the background. The sign reads "The Redleg Inn". LZ English.
Okie447.JPGWeapon maintenanceIn the center sits FO Lt Bert Landau, surrounded by Recon Sgts & RTOs. Photo taken around Tam Ky in 1967.
Okie449.JPGBush HatReady for the bush, obviously. Here, "Doc", (Ireland?) the medic, is packed & ready. Notice the western style pistol tucked in the belt.
Okie450.JPGSmile!Lee Okerstrom and Art ____. Taken near Hill 369.
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