Looking through the list of crew chiefs on the Purple Foxes website and I don't see my father there. He was a crew chief in the Purple Foxes, his SRB says he was in-country 69-70, his name was Cpl Douglas Ray Breazeale. He always talked about being a crew chief. He passed away in 1989, but he was always very proud to be a Purple Fox, and a crew chief.
By the way, I found the attached photo in his things with no note on the back. I would sure like to find out who this group of Marines are. I just noticed that in the center of the photo, there is someone wearing a flight jacket on the radio. I know nothing about this photo except that my dad had it, and I presume it was in Vietnam.
You know, I've been going on your website for several years now, and I think that you have enough material for a book here. I think someone needs to write a book on the history of the Purple Foxes. It's a piece of Marine Corps Aviation history that we cannot lose or forget.
Anyways, thanks for all the work you do for the "Foxes", and for all who served
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