1970 & 1971 History Index
As Told by the "Purple Foxes"

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01-04-70 - A  L - O - N - G  Range Recon Insert

01-04-70 - Cpl. John D. Crider's 2nd Single Mission Air Medal 

01-04-70 - 1stLt. Harold B. "Hank" Lamb's Distinguished Fluing Cross 

01-04-70 - Cpl. William N. Hill's Distinguished Flying Cross 

01-07-70 - Breakfast With Sergeant Major Ebert

01-13-70 - Rice Crispies Nipped In The Bud

01-13-70 - 1stLt. Benjamine L. Williams' 2nd Distinguished Flying Cross 

01-18-70 - Maj. F. A. Gulledge's Distinguished Flying Cross 

01-29-70 - LtCol. Charles R. Dunbaugh's 5th Distinguished Flying Cross 

01-29-70 - 1stLt. H. B. "Hank" Lamb's 2nd Single Mission Air Medal 

01-31-70 - Raymond M. Clausen's Congressional Medal of Honor 

01-31-70 - January '70 - Command Chronology 

02-03-70 - Cpl. John D. Crider's 3rd Single Mission Air Medal 

02-09-70 - Maj. George W. Cox, Jr's. Bronze Star Medal 

02-25-70 - LtCol. Dunbaugh's "Purple Foxes"

02-25-70 - Certificate of Service and Appreciation 

02-28-70 - February '70 - Command Chronology 

03-06-70 - 1stLt. James D. Bell's Distinguished Flying Cross 

03-08-70 - 1stLt. Joseph William Devlin's Death

03-08-70 - Maj. Frederick A. Locke's Distinguished Flying Cross 

03-13-69 - A "Hairy" Pacifier Mission

03-23-70 - GySgt. John Raymond, Jr's. Navy Commendation Medal 

03-28-70 - 1stLt. Douglas R. Orahood's 1st Single Mission Air Medal 

03-30-70 - 1stLt. Benjamine L. Williams' 3rd Distinguished Flying Cross 

03-30-70 - Sea Tiger Article Relative to Above DFC

03-31-70 - March '70 - Command Chronology 

04-02-70 - The Genesis Of "Swift Chuck" Kenny 

04-20-70 - YK-16 Loses Main Gear to Dike

04-30-70 - April '70 - Command Chronology 

05-28-70 - Cpl. Kerry J. Wages' Single Mission Air Medal 

05-30-70 - 1st Force Recon Marine Remembers Emergency Extract

05-30-70 - Sea Tiger News Articles of June 1970

05-31-70 - May '70 - Command Chronology 

06-01-70 - Cpl. Jeff C. Skweres' Navy Cross 

06-01-70 - 1stLt. David S. "Frenchy" Legas' Silver Star 

06-01-70 - 1stLt. Norman R. Stocker's Distinguished Flying Cross 

06-01-70 - Sgt. Kenneth V. Sawyer's Distinguished Flying Cross 

06-06-70 - LtCol. Charles R. Dunbaugh's Leigon of Merit 

06-07-70 - Copter Crews Fight Their Way to Wounded 

06-15-70 - 'Weasel' Indoctrinates Hollywood Actor 

06-16-70 - 1stLt. Benjamin L. Williams' Navy Commendation Medal 

06-30-70 - You Can Take a Pilot Out of Gun Ships - But . . . (#1)

06-30-70 - Sea Tiger News Articles of June 1970

06-30-70 - June '70 - Command Chronology 

07-11-70 - 1stLt. David K. Shmitz's Distinguished Flying Cross 

07-11-70 - 1st Lt. Douglas R. Orahood's 2nd Single Mission Air Medal 

07-??-70 - Fun and Games, a Feud Between Group Commanders

07-??-70 - Group Sgt. Maj. Gives Remedial Driving Lessons

07-23-70 - 1stLt. Bruce E. Jensen's Distinguished Flying Cross 

07-27-70 - Capt. Arthur C. Blade's Distinguished Flying Cross 

07-27-70 - Sgt. John W. Allen's Distinguished Flying Cross 

07-31-70 - July '70 - Command Chronology 

07-31-70 - Sea Tiger Articles (Lt. Wistrand) of July 1970

08-02-70 - 1stLt. Russell E. Laney's Single Mission Air Medal 

08-02-70 - Cpl. Kenneth E. Buzbee's Single Mission Air Medal 

08-07-70 - YK-16 Shot Down on Night MEDEVAC 
08-07-70 - Lt. Gillies' Widow Responds 30 Years Later

08-15-70 - You Can Take a Pilot Out of Gun Ships - But . . . (#2)

08-19-70 - "Weasel" Gives Lt. Nichols His First Combat Demonstration Flight 

08-25-70 - Aircraft 153995 Crashed and Burned

08-29-70 - 1stLt. Pat Kenny's Rug Dance´┐ŻOne of Many

08-31-70 - Sea Tiger Articles of August 1970

08-31-70 - August '70 - Command Chronology 

09-15-70 - Change of Command 

09-16-70 - 1st.Lt. John Staples Single Mission Air Medal

09-20-70 - Cpl. James L. Buckland's Navy Commendation Medal 

09-25-70 - Pornography and Aerodynamics Equal "Pacifier" Mission 

09-30-70 - Sea Tiger Articles of September 1970

09-30-70 - Sepember '70 - Command Chronology 

10-09-70 - 1stLt. Douglas R. Orahood's Distinguished Flying Cross 

10-09-70 - Sgt. David T. Howell's Bronze Star Medal 

10-13-70 - Chopper Crew Plucks 20 Vietnamese From Swollen River

10-27-70 - How to Get Shot Up and Not Know About It

10-30-70 - GySgt. G. E. Thompson's Navy and Marine Corps Medal 

10-30-70 - 1stLt. Charles Gary Baker's Single Mission Air Medal 

10-30-70 - Stars and Stripes Article of Above (dtd. 12-02-70)

10-31-70 - October '70 - Command Chronology

11-08-70 - Maj. Duane S. Jensen's Silver Star 

11-24-70 - Maj. Duane S. Jensen's Distinguished Flying Cross 

11-26-70 - Thanksgiving 70 and Associated memories

11-30-70 - Novmber '70 Command Chronology 

11-??-70-Chopper Crew Plucks 20 Vietnamese From Swollen River

12-08-70 - 1stLt. Dan M. Tennent's 1st Distinguished Flying Cross 

12-19-70 - Sgt. Mike Easton's Memory of the YK-22 Crash

12-19-70 - LtCol. Henry W. Steadman's Silver Star -

12-19-70 - Cpl. Michael L. Taylor's Silver Star 

12-19-70 - 1stLt. "TC" Davis' 10 Minutes of Fame

12-24-70 - Christmas Eve, 1970

12-31-70 - December '70 - Command Chronology 

01-08-71 - 1stLt. Dan M. Tennent's 2nd Distinguished Flying Cross 

01-08-71 - Sgt. Mark E. Jeske's Single Mission Air Medal 

01-29-71 - 1stLt. Frederick E. Leek's Distinguished Flying Cross 

01-31-71 - January '71 Command Chronology 

02-05-71 - Hospitalman John V. Kickham's Silver Star Medal 

02-15-71 - Last Flight Schedule Published for HMM-364 

02-16-71 - Last Combat Flight Of The "Purple Foxes"

02-22-71 - Two Congratulatory Messages (III MAF & 1st MAW)

02-25-71 - The End -  February '71 - Command Chronology 

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