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Dick Dyer | 118th Assault Helicopter Company, 145th Aviation Battalion, 1st Aviation Brigade

5:55   |   It was a forward element for purposes of quick reaction. Dick Dyer was part of a deployment of a few helicopters to a nearby rubber plantation without any additional security. That didn't last long. They went back to Bien Hoa air base, where the pilots and crew lived off base in an interesting arrangement.

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