Ia Drang Veterans


Dick Ackerman

Dick Ackerman, Recon 2/7 '65 2/7 Mess Hall Perimeter Dick in front of "D" co area w/ CO HQ in background—3rd 'home' After guys were getting bit by tarantulas & centipedes they issued us cots to put into 2-man pup tents. This is how Jim Smith & I set our tent up to accommodate cots.I took pic while he was gathering his gear Copyright Dick Ackerman


Dick Knowles

Brig Gen Dick Knowles was the ADC-Opns for the 1st CAV. Army Photo


Doc Shucart

Picture taken at LZ Albany on Nov 18. Doc Shucart 2/7th Battalion Surgeon and Ken Weitzel (LNO from 229th to 2/7th) Unknown photographer.  Our thanks to Jim Brigham for giving us permission to use this picture on this site. 


Fred Kluge

SGT Fred Kluge, A/1/5 CAV. Led a midnight patrol on 17 Nov 65 to bring in isolated wounded.

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