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    Posted: 25-Feb-2010 at 14:46
If anyone is interested in getting a tattoo please consider my son, Leif.
I have pictures of some of his work on me, including one that has a top Rocker which reads, "AmGrunts", a bottom Rocker which reads "Cua Viet", and "67 - 69" in the middle.  He also just did an EGA on each of my biceps (anchors inboard, of course) which look great!

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  Quote Guests Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 05-Jan-2011 at 18:41
Andy,



Here are two photos I took of your arm Tattoo at the 1st Amtrac Mini-reunion 4-7 November 2010.   Andy served with Headquarters Platoon, Alpha Company - Communications Section as a Radioman. Anderson served with most of the Alpha Company platoons but served primarily with 2nd Platoon, Alpha Company during his tour of duty. He has the initials "TS" tattooed on his arm to Honor, Thomas Soliz, a fellow Radioman in Alpha Company KIA 6 September 1967 and recipient of the NAVY CROSS.  Additionally, he has the initials "DP" to Honor, Donald (Fredrick) Parker, KIA 20 January 1968 during the Tet Offensive battle of My Loc. Parker served as an "Amgrunt" with the 2nd Platoon, Alpha Company.





 







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  Quote hugh Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 05-Jan-2011 at 18:55
I don't recall having "X-Ray" as a call sign for the radio operator during my tour (up through Dec '67).  Was that normally the case and my memory that bad? Like Andy, I served with all platoons, but mostly 1st Platoon.
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  Quote Andy Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 20-Jan-2011 at 10:16
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That is Bryant Pace.  He was "Alpha 2 X-Ray"  2nd Platoon's "X-Ray" Operator.

I was primarily 4th Platoon's Radio Operator, however, after walking into the COC at C-4 with a mine strapped to the back of my radio, I had the pleasure of going out with all patrols until the Major rotated, so I got to serve with just about everyone in Alpha Company.  And, when Lt. Schneider became the C.O. he kept me as his Radio Operator.

I have tattoos, but THOSE are Pace's.
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