Binh Thuy AB
by David Summerfield (RIP), SMSgt, Ret.
TSN, 377th SPS; vt (TDY); BT, 632nd SPS
1967-1968

VSPA Life Member 186

RIP: Feb 20, 2008

 

Bien Thuy Air Base. Area river bridge. MSgt Summerfield: 01
Binh Thuy Air Base. Area river bridge. MSgt Summerfield: 01

Bien Thuy Air Base. Area river. Note farmer talking to fisherman. MSgt Summerfield: 02
Binh Thuy Air Base. Area river. Note farmer talking to fisherman. MSgt Summerfield: 02

Bien Thuy Air Base. Village nearby base. MSgt Summerfield, 1969: 03
Binh Thuy Air Base. Village nearby base. MSgt Summerfield, 1969: 03

Bien Thuy Air Base. boating to river village. MSgt Speedy Morgan. MSgt Summerfield: 04
Binh Thuy Air Base. boating to river village. MSgt Speedy Morgan. MSgt Summerfield: 04

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Binh Thuy Air Base. West river, greeting by boat girl. MSgt Summerfield: 05

Bien Thuy Air Base. Mamasan do washie-clothes while kids swim. MSgt Summerfield, 1968: 06
Binh Thuy Air Base. Mamasan do washie-clothes while kids swim. MSgt Summerfield, 1968: 06

Bien Thuy Air Base. Village hamlet along river. Lazy Sunday, Mamasans do laundy, and kids play in river. MSgt Summerfield, 1968: 07
Binh Thuy Air Base. Village hamlet along river. Lazy Sunday, Mamasans do laundy, and kids play in river. MSgt Summerfield, 1968: 07

Bien Thuy Air Base. Village girl fetching river water. MSgt Summerfield: 08
Binh Thuy Air Base. Village girl fetching river water. MSgt Summerfield: 08

Bien Thuy Air Base. River village kids take a bath. Dad's tired of getting splashed. Mamasan gets a few minutes peace. MSgt Summerfield: 09
Binh Thuy Air Base. River village kids take a bath. Dad's tired of getting splashed.
Mamasan gets a few minutes peace. MSgt Summerfield: 09

Bien Thuy Air Base, mamasan finds a quiet-cool palm tree as shade to do her laundry. MSgt Summerfield, 1968: 10
Binh Thuy Air Base, mamasan finds a quiet-cool palm tree as shade to do her laundry.
MSgt Summerfield, 1968: 10

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Binh Thuy Air Base. Young mother and babysan. MSgt Summerfield: 11

Bien Thuy Air Base. Kids playing. Hey you no give candy. MSgt Summerfield: 12
Binh Thuy Air Base. Kids playing. Hey you no give candy. MSgt Summerfield: 12

Bien Thuy Air Base. Oldest sister raises youngs infant. Mamasan still at the river doing laundry. Young women helping at the Budhist Refugee Center. MSgt Summerfield, 1968: 13
Binh Thuy Air Base. Oldest sister raises youngs infant. Mamasan still at the river doing laundry.
Young women helping at the Budhist Refugee Center. MSgt Summerfield, 1968: 13

Bien Thuy Air Base. Grandmasan corraled one. Mamasan gets to comb her hair. GreatGrannysan is beatin' feet. And I get to play with the village-kids. I Win! MSgt Summerfield: 14
Binh Thuy Air Base. Grannysan corraled one. Mamasan happily gets to comb her hair.
GreatGrannysan is beatin' feet. And I get to play with the village-kids -- I Win! MSgt Summerfield: 14

Bien Thuy Air Base. MSgt Summerfield, when he was a pup Air Policeman. Note AP helmet liner. MSgt Summerfield, 1968: 15
Binh Thuy Air Base. David Summerfield (SMSgt, Ret), when he was a pup Air Policeman. Note AP helmet liner. 1968: 15

 
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