Tag Archives: Tay Ninh West Base Camp

A Civilian KP

Never once did I make Supernumerary at Guard Mount and only rarely was I assigned to the much preferred Bunker #2. Bunkers #1 and #2 straddled the Main Gate at Tây Ninh West Base Camp. Bunker #1 was the province … Continue reading

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I guess you just had to be there . . . .

A joke or story isn’t near as funny if you have to explain it. Sometimes it’s situational and you wind up saying: “I guess you just had to be there . . . .” Not one Vietnam war veteran in … Continue reading

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Núi Bà Đen – The Black Virgin Mountain

Title: Who ever said Geology wasn’t sexy? Subject: Nui Ba Den, dubbed “The Black Virgin” by GI’s Author: Wayne F. Reske (Photo of Núi Bà Đen – Nui Cau as seen from Tay Ninh West Base Camp) Slide (182) Properties … Continue reading

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Bunker Three-Alpha

The 187th, like most units based at the Tay Ninh West Base Camp was assigned responsibility for a section of the overall  defensive perimeter. The MPs were assigned control of the main gate and had a large bunker just to … Continue reading

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