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Frenchie

NEED A GUNTRUCK DECAL FOR MY VEHICLE

DIDN’T KNOW IF ANYBODY COULD HELP ME OUT AS WELL AS OTHER GUNTRUCKERS.
WOULD LIKE TO KNOW WHERE OR WHO I COULD ORDER FROM TO HAVE ONE ON MY OWN PERSONAL VEHICLE, I AM SURE OTHER GUNTRUCKERS WOULD LIKE THE SAME.
I SERVED ON THE KING COBRA AS GUNNER AND WOULD LIKE SOMETHING MADE UP WITH THE KING COBRA, JUST ASKING FOR MYSELF AND EVERYBODY ELSE, ANYONE THAT HAS INFORMATION THAT WOULD BE GREAT FOR ALL US GUNTRUCKERS AND GUNNERS,
THANKS A BUNCH, LATER FRENCHIE

 
KeepingTheAceMemory_deb

America’s Vietnam Wall, Perryville, MO

Proud of my home state, Missouri, this is another very proud moment:

 

 
John Dodd

566th Trans Company Reunion

566th TC Reunion.   Contact Wesley Hoss Taylor  (904)335-7402 or email  vietnam566th@yahoo.com

 

 
GUNTRUCKER

HAIRCUT

I’m smiling because I just got my hair cut.Jan 11, 2017

 
Frenchie

HOW THE WEATHER IN YOUR AREA, AT MY PLACE THIS MORNING ITS 22 BELOW ZERO, NOT INCLUDING THE WIND CHILL FACTOR, HOWS YOUR WEATHER TEMP AT YOUR PLACE AND STATE.

ALL I KNOW IS I AM GLAD I AM INSIDE AND NOT WORKING OUTSIDE LIKE I USED TO DO AT BATH IRON WORKS SHIPYARD ON THE RIVER, COLDER THAN HELL HERE IN MAINE, TIME TO HEAD SOUTH, HELL, THE WIFE DON’T WANT TO GO SOUTH, I NEED SOME GOOD IDEAS TO GET HER TO GO, AT LEAST FOR THE WINTER, NOTHING I HAVE TRIED WORKS, GUESS SHE IS TOUGH THAN A RAILROAD SPIKE, HAA, HAVE A GREAT ONE EVERYONE AND HAPPY NEW YEARS FROM FRENCHIE IN MAINE.

 
KeepingTheAceMemory_deb

Merry Christmas

ChristmasAce

Thinking of all of you…

 
KeepingTheAceMemory_deb

Vietnam Fire Bases, LZ, and Air Bases

John Dodd has shared this incredible interactive map.   If you click on this link:

https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?ll=13.432367,107.424316&msa=0&spn=12.457797,21.643066&mid=zQJPAeunyYc4.koiZlsflHgOg

it should take you to the site.  I maximized my screen (not shown here), which allowed the areas to spread out more for viewing.

VietnamOpenScreen Shot 2015-03-06 at 6.56.45 PM

 

 

 
John Dodd

More Sad News

I am saddened to report that Teresa Cochran, Wife of Danny Cochran from 523rd TC, has passed away. She was in surgery and passed at 0035 this morning. Saying a prayer for Danny and Family. RIP Teresa.   

Obituary for Teresa Childers Cochran

TERESA CHILDERS COCHRAN

January 11, 1955  To  December 12, 2017

Mrs. Teresa Childers Cochran, age 62, of Fairmount passed away Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta. She was born January 11, 1955 to Sherman Dolphus and Velva Childers.

She is survived by her husband Danny Cochran of Fairmount; daughters and son-in-law, Kristina and Kevin Crook of Ranger, Sonia Mathews of Jasper; grandchildren, Joseph Crook, Kolbi Crook, Tyler Estes, Brandon Estes; brothers, T. D. and Billie Jean Childers of Jasper, Jackie and Greta Childers of Suches; sisters, Joan Gaddis of Fairmount, Susan and Jim Parks of Jasper, Linda and Junior Higgins of Fairmount. She was preceded in death by her sister, Helen Padgett and brother-in-law, Butch Gaddis.

The funeral service will be at 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, December 19, 2017 in the Chapel of Roper Funeral Home with Larry Kelley officiating. Interment will be at Georgia National Cemetery Tuesday at 2:30 p.m.

The family will be receiving friends at Roper Funeral Home on Sunday, December 17, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.; Monday from 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.; and Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. until the funeral hour.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to help a needy family for Christmas. Donations can be made through Roper Funeral Home.

Arrangements are entrusted to the staff of Roper Funeral Home & Crematory in Jasper, Georgia.

Online condolences can be made at www.roperfuneralhome.com. 

 
John Dodd

Heavy Metal Truckers from Beth Garrigal

 
John Dodd

Brutus Gun Truck Dedication From John Porter