Lt Paul Papich, , Operational detachment A 234, 5th Special Forces Group, RVN
Paul and I have remained friends for over 50 years since we served together in Vietnam.
Paul Papich, my XO for Special Forces Team A-234
Paul was the Team XO at AnLoc, RVN in 1969. I have made several sculpts to present as gifts to my close friends that served in Vietnam
Captain Bob Brewer, MACSOG, 1970
Best Friend Robert Brewer, who served with the Vietnamese Airborne in Cambodia and then MACSOG, a top secret unit that conducted secret missions into neighboring countries
Captain Bob Brewer
Bob served with distinction, winning the Silver Star and 2 Bronze stars. He is the recently retired US Attorney for Southern California, living in San Diego.
Captain Bob Brewer
This is a converted and modified Verlindin sculpt I used as a basis for this 210 MM figure
Doc-clark,Ban Me Thout, RVN 1970-71
Gary Clark was our B-Team medical Doctor and the epidemy of the warrior physician that Special Forces attracted. He is still a practicing doc living in Boulder, CO
Captain Gary “Doc”Clark, Special Forces team B-23 Surgeon
Doc Clark had a long and distinguished military career, retiring as a full Colonel.
Doc treated me in his clinic in Ban Me Thout when I was wounded in August 1969.
Captain Bill “Hawk” albracht
The day after he assumed command of Firebase Kate, He was attacked by4,000 north Vietnamese regulars. After 4 days of vicious fighting, he lead the 130 survivors through enemy lines to safety. He is currently being considered for the medal of honor.
Captain William “Hawk” Albracht, Firebase Kate, Nov 1969
Lt Dick Lee
This is a modified 210mm tall Verlinden Sculpt,
Lt. Dick Lee
Dick won the Silver Star, Bronze Star and 3 purple Hearts in his tour in Vietnam
Lt Dick Lee, Long Range Patrol Leader, 5th Mech Division, 1969-70
Dick was my fraternity brother who got drafted, went to OCS, and was a highly decorated officer in Vietnam. He is now a dental Professor at Loyola Universtity in Chicago
My self as a young Special Forces Lieutenant in Vietnam,1969