Any CAP Marines out there?

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I was in Cap 1-1-3 (Combined Action Platoon). Down by Tam Ky. Ronnie Deatheridge passed (also 113) Kevin McFarland Passed (Quebec 4). Met one from Delta 2 and just met a local doctor (Lovett) from a CAP. Anymore out there? TTC
 

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Terry, there's no replies to your thread. You are in a growing minority now my friend. Vietnam veterans may be the fastest growing minority now, second of course to WWII & Korean vets.
 

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It is my understanding that in all, there were 6 million Vietnam vets.

Last time I researched it, there were fewer than 800,000 still alive - and that was a couple of years ago.
 
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I thank you for the response. I go to a PTSD group on Tuesdays. Next to me sits a CAP Marine. There is a CAP Marine doctor in Angels Camp, CA. We are getting SCARCE! There is a pharmacist working in Angels Camp. I swear he was wearing a sign saying VIETNAMESE. At the counter I asked, "Viet nam o Viet bac"? He quickly said Viet bac (North Viet). We stared at each other for a few uncomfortable seconds. Spooky! ╦╦Ç
 

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Hey HardCharger, ever hear of a Marine Dennis Delay or George Buldoc?
 

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At the counter I asked, "Viet nam o Viet bac"? He quickly said Viet bac (North Viet). We stared at each other for a few uncomfortable seconds. Spooky! ╦╦Ç

Geez Terry, you still remember a little Vietnamese! Toi da hop tieng Viet cho muoui bay thang :)
 
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Brother, please don't call me Sir, I used to work for a living. 0351 Assault Infantryman Sergeant. Stack Bodies
 
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Geez Terry, you still remember a little Vietnamese! Toi da hop tieng Viet cho muoui bay thang :)
Toi/Me(I) tieng/money muoui/many bay thang 3 hundred? No, ba tram dong is 300 piasters (3 dollars). Rusty! How did I do? Hard without the accents or phonetics. ╦╦Ç
 
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Brother, please don't call me Sir, I used to work for a living. 0351 Assault Infantryman Sergeant. Stack Bodies
0341 (81 mortars) CAP Cmdr of cap 113. SW of Tam Ky. Better.... Marine? ╦╦Ç
 

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My DAD is a Vietnam vet. He is still going strong. He was in the marines from 64- 87. He doesn't talk much about it but I think he was over there 3 times between 65-71. Got into the agent orange over there. They retired him 100% disabled in 87. I am so proud of him and all he's done in and out of the military. I wish y'all good health and happy hunting. Thanks for listening.
 
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My DAD is a Vietnam vet. He is still going strong. He was in the marines from 64- 87. He doesn't talk much about it but I think he was over there 3 times between 65-71. Got into the agent orange over there. They retired him 100% disabled in 87. I am so proud of him and all he's done in and out of the military. I wish y'all good health and happy hunting. Thanks for listening.
He probably was in "I Corps".... up north in Quang Tri, Thiua Tien (?), or Quang Nam Provinces. I fought in Hué during Tét (68) and Phu Bai. Two tours. Thank him for his service and sacrifice for me. ╦╦Ç
 

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Toi/Me(I) tieng/money muoui/many bay thang 3 hundred? No, ba tram dong is 300 piasters (3 dollars). Rusty! How did I do? Hard without the accents or phonetics. ╦╦Ç

You did very well, amazing how our old brains still remember the little things.

Toi (I) da hop tieng Viet (studied Vietnamese) Cho (for) muoui bay (17) thang (months).

I was kinda an interpreter field assigned to the 4th Infantry Division based from the 374th RRC (Radio Research Company) in An Khe and many mountain tops throughout the Central Highlands.
 
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You did very well, amazing how our old brains still remember the little things.

Toi (I) da hop tieng Viet (studied Vietnamese) Cho (for) muoui bay (17) thang (months).

I was kinda an interpreter field assigned to the 4th Infantry Division based from the 374th RRC (Radio Research Company) in An Khe and many mountain tops throughout the Central Highlands.
I only got one word. TERRIBLE. How about... Toi yeu co ma kong caw thien. (said to a SICOLO) I love you but I have no money. All words are phonetics, of course. Take care. Terry
 
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Sure! Mok hi ba bone nam sau BAY thom chin MUOUI. 10 + 7. Terry
 

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Well Terry, you certainly haven't lost your brain! Both posts were nearly absolutely phonetically correct.

"Toi yeu co nhung khong co tien"

Mot, hai, ba, bon, nam, sau, bay. tam, chin, muoui

What the hell am I doing still remembering all this, and you too? Rather obviously that was a very serious period of our lives - a lifetime changer. If this period was not serious it would never have stuck to our memories for the last 50 years.

You stay safe my friend!
 

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You Viet Nam era U.S. Warriors are a national treasure. I have always held you all in the highest regard.

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