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

VSPA Life Member 186

RIP: Feb 20, 2008

 


Binh Thuy AB

MORTAR ATTACK!

Bien Thuy Air Base, mortar attack. Flares light the base. Ambulance races to call. MSgt Summerfield, 1968: 21
Binh Thuy Air Base, mortar attack. Flares light the base. Ambulance races to call. MSgt Summerfield, 1968: 21

Bien Thuy Air Base mortar-attack strikes POL and barracks area. MSgt Summerfield, 1968: 22
Binh Thuy Air Base mortar-attack strikes flight line, POL and barracks areas. MSgt Summerfield, 1968: 22

Bien Thuy Air Base mortar-attack strikes POL and barracks area. MSgt Summerfield, 1968: 23
Binh Thuy Air Base mortar-attack strikes POL and barracks area. MSgt Summerfield, 1968: 23

Bien Thuy Air Base mortar-attack strikes POL tanks, pump canopy, and barracks area. QRT searches for intruders or casualties. MSgt Summerfield, 1968: 24
Binh Thuy Air Base mortar-attack strikes POL tanks, pump canopy, and barracks area.
QRT searches for intruders or casualties. MSgt Summerfield, 1968: 24

Bien Thuy Air Base mortar-attack strikes POL tanks, pump canopy, and barracks area. QRT searches for intruders or casualties. MSgt Summerfield, 1968: 25
Binh Thuy Air Base mortar-attack strikes POL tanks, pump canopy, and barracks area.
QRT searches for intruders or casualties. MSgt Summerfield, 1968: 25

Bien Thuy Air Base mortar-attack strikes POL tanks, pump canopy, and barracks area.QRT continues searche for intruders or casualties. MSgt Summerfield, 1968: 26
Binh Thuy Air Base mortar-attack strikes POL tanks, pump canopy, and barracks area.
QRT continues searche for intruders or casualties. MSgt Summerfield, 1968: 26

Bien Thuy Air Base, flight line damage inspected by VHAF pilots and crews. A1E revetments heavily damaged. MSgt Summerfield: 27
Binh Thuy Air Base, flight line damage inspected by VHAF pilots and crews. A1E revetments heavily damaged. MSgt Summerfield: 27

Bien Thuy Air Base, flight line damaged and destroyed VHAF choppers. Revetments contained the destruction. MSgt Summerfield: 28
Binh Thuy Air Base, flight line damaged and destroyed VHAF choppers. Revetments contained the destruction. MSgt Summerfield: 28

Bien Thuy Air Base, 26-flightline-ch34-sikorsky-revetment-destroyed-1. MSgt Summerfield: 29
Binh Thuy Air Base, 26-flight line CH-34-sikorsky-revetment-destroyed-1. MSgt Summerfield: 29

Bien Thuy Air Base flight line revetment. VNAF CH-34 Sikorsky destroyed. MSgt Summerfield: 30
Binh Thuy Air Base flight line revetment. VNAF CH-34 Sikorsky destroyed. MSgt Summerfield: 30

Bien Thuy Air Base flight line revetment. C47 fire extinguished and bird saved. MSgt Summerfield: 31
Binh Thuy Air Base flight line revetment. C47 fire extinguished and bird saved. MSgt Summerfield: 31

Bien Thuy Air Base. Aircraft mechanics and crews inspect destroyed C-130. Parts-is-parts. Damaged pickup tows generator. MSgt Summerfield: 32
Binh Thuy Air Base. Aircraft mechanics and crews inspect destroyed C-130. Parts-is-parts.
Damaged pickup tows generator. MSgt Summerfield: 32


Binh Thuy Air Base, Vietnamese workers are either sandbagging, or filling sandbags, during
bunker construction next to ammo storage revetments. MSgt Summerfield: 33

Bien Thuy Air Base revetments. CMSgts Summerfield work hard, while Senior MSgt leans on jeep. MSgt Summerfield: 34
Binh Thuy Air Base revetments. CMSgts Summerfield work hard, while Senior MSgt leans on jeep. MSgt Summerfield: 34

Bien Thuy Air Base, CH-47 rescuing Navy Huey. MSgt Summerfield: 35
Binh Thuy Air Base, CH-47 rescuing Navy Huey. MSgt Summerfield: 35

Bien Thuy Air Base, CH-47 rescuing Navy Huey. MSgt Summerfield: 36
Binh Thuy Air Base, CH-47 rescuing Navy Huey. MSgt Summerfield: 36

Bien Thuy Air Base, rocket damage. MSgt Summerfield, 1968: 37
Binh Thuy Air Base, rocket damage. MSgt Summerfield, 1968: 37

Bien Thuy Air Base, rocket damage. MSgt Summerfield, 1968: 38
Binh Thuy Air Base, rocket damage. MSgt Summerfield, 1968: 38

Bien Thuy Air Base. MSgt Summerfield, 1968: 39
Binh Thuy Air Base. MSgt Summerfield, 1968: 39

Bien Thuy Air Base, Dojo workout. MSgt Summerfield, 1968: 40
Binh Thuy Air Base, Dojo workout. MSgt Summerfield, 1968: 40

 
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