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a Graphic courtesy of:

A2C Bernard Scott Schneider
377th Security Police Squadron
Tan Son Nhut Air Base, Saigon, Vietnam

Manning one of the defensive positions.
b Graphic courtesy of:

SSgt Tom Tessier
377th Security Police Squadron
Tan Son Nhut Air Base, Saigon, Vietnam

This is me standing in front of the Catholic Church, which was just outside the Northern perimeter.

This is the chuch that the enemy utilized as an observation post during the "Tet Offensive, Jan 31, 1968."

The photograph was taken in 2009.
c Graphic courtesy of:

Charles Penley
377th Security Police Squadron
Tan Son Nhut Air Base, Saigon, Vietnam

I am positive that most of the Tan Son Nhut Association Members, has heard the explosive sounds, that this rocket made.
1 Graphic courtesy of:

Sgt Charles Penley
377th Security Police Squadron
Tan Son Nhut Air Base, Saigon, Vietnam

The entrance to the 377th Security Police Squadron, Sentry Dog Section.  (1968)
2 Graphic courtesy of:  Sgt Charles Penley

One of the two kennel dog runs.

We had a total of sixty-six military working dogs.  (1968)
3 Graphic courtesy of:  Sgt Charles Penley

The desk that we used inside the kennel office.

On the clip board is the sentry dog post assignments, for the upcoming night.
4 Graphic courtesy of:  Sgt Charles Penley

The sentry dog kennels walkie talkies on the left.

Some of the Car-15's that were used by the sentry dog handler.

The Car-15 has an 8" collapsable stock and a special buffer spring, that allowed it to fire faster, than the regular M-16.

One of the four M-60 Machine Guns sits on top of the counter.
5 Graphic courtesy of:  Sgt Charles Penley

This is my Car-15.

For photographic purposes only, I taped two clips togeter.

I would definately not have taped clips, out in the field.
6 Graphic courtesy of:  Daniel Schmittzehe




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