Now That's a bunker - Joseph Barreiro
This is a real bunker - 12 ft. underground - Ron Stiffler
Dak To '68 - James Hudson
DAK TO 1968 - Dante M. Puccetti
I did a Division Level Artillery Survey in July 1968 - Dante M. Puccetti
This was our office - Tom Scott
June68 - Jeff C Jones
- James Hudson
Facebook conversation about Dak To - July 2023
I've copied portions of a conversation I found on Facebook, concerning Dak To.
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS VETERANS - conversation, July 15, 2023
Dak To 1967 A CO 3/12 4th inf div Now that's a bunker
My buddy Tom Scott mentioned my website, daktomemories.com. If it is OK, I'd like to add this conversation to the website. I want young folks who think of RVN as ancient history to see that for some of us it is very much still present in our lives.
Yes it was!!!
All u guys were at Dak to in November 67 hats off to all u,I was in and out of there all the time at the air base,not a grunt my unit took the shells mostly 155s to the guns by runway there,I rode up on the gun trucks all the time from Pleiku,all I can say is u all deserve a lot more than u got,that place was a mess we ran 24 hrs 7days a week at one time,I remember a Huey laying by the runway around that time a guy told me took one from a 122,always wondered if that was the story behind it?I also remember the Russian tank was there I wasn’t there when the B 52s came in but remember watching it from Pleiku,thanks for posting it it’s good and bad I guess I remember seeing all the guy’s going home in nets which was the worst day of my year in the war for me,all could think of was all the families back home just before Christmas that had that happen to them,bless all u from 4th 173rd,Cav,101st,u guy’s really stood up for America,just my opinion but wanted to let you guys know,88th trans Pleiku 67 68!
David Mcintosh, I think I was on the same convoy David.
Dan Sanford, Could Be bro we were in same hood over there at same time across the road were we all lined up was where I worked in a a small motor pool,I would be easy to find I was the only guy never wore a ball cap,hated wearing a hat then.
David Mcintosh I was there at Dak to 67-68. Fourth infantry, division, military police . we met the convoy from Pleiku, which was led by 4th division MPs also.
I always thought the guys that drove in those convoys were Braves son of a bitches too
William Mee, Welcome Back,most of them thought I was nuts because I could have stayed there a not go on them ,I went on all I could,patrols,anything would get out of the motor pool,think that’s why they called us young and dumb and full of something,only 18 then,one of the few I missed is when my bunk was KIAed in Kontum in May of 68,he left me the youngest in unit,think only the good die young maybe,he was a short timer then,think of him all the time anyway bunch of good guys a little routty,think we got kicked off base for fighting right after that moved us to An khe I heard u May know more about that than me since u were with MPs,I was at the Hope show u guys had in late 67 so we were around the 4th a lot,may have met who knows I was always on the gun trucks when I went up there.
David Mcintosh, I rode shotgun on convoys between Pleiku and Dakto and a few times up to Ben Heit.Long story how I ended up doing that.
Mel Potter, What year were you there?
September 67 to October 68
About same I left An khe in Aug 68!
David Mcintosh. thank you for your efforts. We were all a team, and couldn't function with out each other. Bravo 2/506, 101st Abn. (May/June 1968)
This is a real bunker Dak To 68-69 6/14 FA 12’ under ground
YEP WE CAM IN & TOOK OVER THE HILL TO LET THE 4TH GET SOME R&R . B CO. 101ST ABN.
I was there in 67/68. We built a great bunker with material that we stole wherever we could find it. We even had a floor made out of pallets to stay out of the mud.. 3/12 4th Infantry
Dak To '68
My outfit. A year early
before I got there
Man that looks so familiar! A co 1/14, 4th Infantry 69/70!
Bobby Davis, D 1/12 69-70
Doug Spraungel, we probably got the same grand tour & crossed paths!
Bobby Davis, especially into Cambodia. But we did have a couple of 'surrounding' them with the battalion outings. Damn. I just saw you post about being shot. Welcome home brother!
Doug Spraungel, thanks! Welcome home to you too! They used to drop us off in Cambodia to drive the NVA back in country, but I don’t know the exact location! I know one trip we were close to the special forces firebase!
Doug Spraungel, A 1/12 68-69
Bobby Davis, Never knew where the hell I was. Up one fucking hill to go down the other side. Shoot anything that moved. Not a lot of firebases. Mostly just humping. But, I'm here to be able to bitch about it, so there's that.
Doug Spraungel, got that right!
Ernest Joseph Horney Jr.
Bobby Davis, D co 1/14, 4th Inf. 68/69
Ernest Joseph Horney Jr., Welcome home
Ernest Joseph Horney Jr.
Bobby Davis, thank you. And same to you
Jerry C. Embry
Dak To. Thanksgiving, 1967.
Jerry C. Embry, Turkey on the Runway between re-arm and fuel. 4th Aviation
DAK TO 67 TO 68 CHARLIE COM 4TH
Dante M. Puccetti
DAK TO 1968:
Dante M. Puccetti, was there w/ D btry, 5/16 arty in '68.
Dante M. Puccetti
I did a Division Level Artillery Survey in July 1968:
This was our office.
Tom Scott, did that too, A 1/12
Looks like lz Blackhawk on ql19. D comp. 2 plt 4th div 69 70
Co B 2/87 4th I'd have a drink or a toke with any of you "troops".
I was there with A battery 42nd artillery 4I.D. I supported your unit in Nov.
Salute to all
Dak To Airfield April-Dec. 68. 366th Aviation Support Detachment. Maintained the Radar Installation.
John Gutowski, John, do you have a better photo of you back then? The one I have on the website is pretty fuzzy. Any other photos?
Robert Reams, D 1/12 69-70
Bob Irion, D 1/12 69-70
Jeff C Jones
1967-'68: A Troop, 1/10 Cav, 4Ivy. Welcome home brothers!
nice pic. what plt.? I was 4th. plt.
Dan Ford Sr.
Ran convoys to there from Camp Enari. 69
Lived in one just like it 6/14 Dak TO. 67 what a great place. Lol
David M. Long Jr.
Dak To Nov-Dec 69.
Hope all got home safely, was there once In signal Corp for short visit , gladly mat I say
Thank you all for your service
I remember those days!
Yea, Grunt, Cambodia. ANKE, PLEIKU, ROUGH TIME LOVED THE Weed on the Fields!
Wayne N Henry
A little off topic but i am so envious of the quality of your photos. The only film i could get my hands on was expired and very grainy except for a few.
Bco 2/8th 11/67
Been there 1969-70 3:12th z4inf
I was at Dak To in Nov. 67 and at Hill 865!
Pleiku 1968 124 Trans
I was there
C. 1st. 22nd. Infantry 1966-1967
Pleiku 5/68 -- 5/69
Pleiku, An Khe, and everywhere around
Armond W. Cozzi
3/12th. was one of our Battalions, I was in 1st. BDE. HQ. in 66-67!
Hope you all made it home.
My buddy has a great website of dak to at that time.
Anyone know hq&hq field wireman?
There 11/68 with 1/92 Artillery.
In 66 & 67 There was a Special Forces Camp at Dak To, later The 173 airborne was there. At that time, I was back and forth, shotgun on convoy running supplies.
Was on hill 875 for Thanksgiving.
u ate all the ice cream
John Sheean who me?
unfortunately, that battle on hill 875 will live with me forever !!!
6th of the 29th Artillery 66-67
There in 67
I was in dark room 1967 I remember two brothers who worked sterilizing water